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JUNE 7, 9:00 p.m
Location: Great Hall
| Polish Dance Theater and bodytalk, Poland

based on "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare, production coordinator: Robert Chodyła

Duration: 1 h (with English subtitles)
No age limit, but recommended for people +14

The Polish Dance Theater and the bodytalk collective collide ecstatic and liberating dance with the stifling reality of the pandemic. Multiplying the title pair of characters, they simultaneously tell several love stories with the same tragic finale. Building an analogy between the plague of coronavirus and the epidemics of the Renaissance, they use a multi-sensory palette of means. Live music, voices from whisper to scream, carnival costumes and movement exploding with youthful energy - create an expressive space for the most universal human experiences - love and death. The titular Traumstadt balances between a city of dreams and a city of traumas, where the eternal need for closeness collides with the compulsion of social distance, condemning to loneliness and physical distance.

Golden Yorick for the best Polish staging of Shakespeare's plays at the 26th Shakespeare Festival 2022.


Co-produced by Polish Dance Theater and bodytalk
Concept and choreography: Yoshiko Waki
Assistant Choreographer: Rene Haustein 
Dramaturgy: Rolf Baumgart 
Set design and costumes: Nanako Oizumi 
Lights: Przemysław Gapczyński, Nanako Oizumi, Dariusz Szych
Live music: Damian Pielka 
Performance assistant: Marcus Bomski 
Costume Assistant: Adriana Cygankiewicz
Technical manager: Dariusz Szych

Dancers:  Evelyn Blue, Kacper Bożek, Momoko Den, Bartosz Dopytalski, Julia Hałka, Paulina Jaksim, Patryk Jarczok, Jerzy Kaźmierczak, Zbigniew Kocięba, Mateusz Krzysiak, Katarzyna Kulmińska, Dominik Kupka, Daniel Michna, JinWoo NamKung, Katarzyna Rzetelska, Sandra Satan, Zofia Tomczyk , Emily Wong-Adryańczyk

Songs used: Old Town Road (Remix) , A. Ross, T. Reznor, K. Roukema, ML Hill, BR Cyrus, J. Donald | Garbage, #1 Crush time , B. Vig, D. Erikson, S. Manson, S. Marker | Cut Chemist, The Garden , A. Powell, L. Macfadden, R. Gilbert, V. de Moraes | Amon Tobin, Stoney Street | Nine Inch Nails, Ghosts IV – 34 , T. Reznor, M. Reznor, R. Atticus | Sergei Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet, Op.64 – Act 1, Balcony Scene, Romeo's Variation, Love Dance, The Cleveland Orchestra, L. Maazel


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