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04.01.2020 : 2020
picture: Malin Stattin
Happy new year!
2019 has been such an exciting year, full of dance, techno and magic: premiering Queens Of The Fauns, Unclouded Dances, Seven Extravaganzas, Dad & Son #2 (Ribbon Dance) and Uranus (with the BA students at DDSKS); touring Ribbon Dance, Dance Is Ancient, Walk+Talk, Good Girls Go To Heaven, Bad Girls Go Everywhere and Tribute (with Weld company); giving Technosomatics sessions.
65 days of performance in total.
Here is a glimpse of 2020:
Together with Anne Juren, I will also be mentor for danceWeb at Impultanz.
From March onwards, I will be slowly preparing for the premiere of my next piece: Chiron In Aries, Recital #1: Warriors. This will be the first piece of a cycle that will extend till 2023. The premiere will take place at Inkonst in Malmö in September.
More dates will be announced as we move forward into 2020.
Dates January + February:
- January 29: Technosomatics at the CTM festival, HAU2, Berlin
- January 30: Dance Is Ancient at the CTM festival, Saüle at Berghain/Panoramabar, Berlin
- February 21-23: Tribute (Weld company) at Staatsballett Kreativ, Tishlerei der Deutschen Oper, Berlin
18.11.2019 : Unclouded dances in Malmö at Frank
Unclouded dances is coming now to Malmö, from November 23 till 29.
Unclouded dances is a performance/ritual for one spectator at a time, in an intimate setting. To the techno beats by Fiedel, Fréderic Gies offers a dance conceived as a journey that invites the spectator to dive into the most delicate and tenuous details and to experience the spiritual and healing dimensions of the act of dancing.
Book your session by calling 0701628767
The performance/ritual is 60 min long. Session can take place afternoons and evenings. Free admission.
Address: FRANK Alhmansgatan 3, Malmö
Dance, props, set: Frédéric Gies / Music: Fiedel /Dress: Grzegorz Matlag / With the support of Kulturrådet / Coproduced by Weld and Skogen
15.10.2019 : Unclouded dances at Skog
Unclouded dances will be in Gothenburg at Skogen, from October 22 till November 3.
Book your session here
10.10.2019 : Premiere of Seven Extravaganzas
October 10+11, in the frame of Pass.hall
In Stockholm, Farsta at The Hall by CCAP
More information about Seven Extravaganzas: here
09.09.2019 : Newsletter September 2019
After a summer full of dances at Impulstanz, Roskilde festival and Dans.hallen, this fall will not allow our legs to rest.
In particular, I am exited to announce Seven Extravaganzas, our last premiere of the year (yes, it’s the 5th one since last December!). For Seven Extravaganzas, Anne Juren, Anna Koch, Hokuto Kodama, Benoît Lachambre, Andrea Svensson and Elizabeth Ward will join forces with me to raise high the flag of a voluptuous dance.
– Sept 11 / RAS / Stavanger: Queens Of The Fauns
– Oct 10-11 / Danshallen / Farsta: Seven Extravaganzas (premiere)
– Oct 12-13 / Dansehallerne / Copenhagen: Tribute (with Weld Company)
Cliffhanger: Two series of Unclouded dances will take place later in the fall at Skogen in Gothenburg and at Frank in Malmö.
24.06.2019 : Summer tour
August 23+24/ Festival Danshall at Hallen i Farsta / Farsta, Sweden: Tribute ( with Weld company)
August 22-25 / Festival Danshall at Hallen i Farsta / Farsta, Sweden: Dance is ancient (excavated)
July 28 / Impulstanz / Vienna, Austria: Walk+Talk
July 22-26 / Impulstanz / Vienna, Austria: Technosomatics
July 19/ Exhibition Dance of urgency at Q21 in collaboration with Impulstanz /Vienna, Austria: Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere
July 4 / Roskilde Festival / Roskilde, Denmark: Ribbon dance
04.06.2019 : Technosomatics @TanZregress
June 8: Technosomatics session at TanZregress, the closing party of Tanzkongress in Dresden, hosted by the Lecken crew at objekt klein a.
07.05.2019 : Unclouded dances @Weld
The first edition of Unclouded dances is taking place May 7-18 at Weld in Stockholm.
Unclouded dances is a performance/ritual for one spectator at a time, which addresses the spiritual and healing dimensions of the act of dancing.
On May 11, Frédéric Gies will also host a Technosomatics session
Dance, props and lights: Frédéric Gies
Frédéric Gies is dressed by Grzeorrz Matlag
Coproduced by Weld and Skogen
With the support of Kulturrådet
24.04.2019 : A response to Dad & Son #2 (Ribbon dance)
Lovely words on Dad & Son #2 (Ribbon dance), which we just presented at DOCK 11 in Berlin.