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"Gratis - but not valueless"



 

























 

“36 years of working in theatre and dance were centred around an ongoing quest – searching and researching, a continuous questioning of the HOW rather than the WHY.”

     

  Agenda    
       
  2018    
     
  Residency January – March 6th Residency in Barcelona (ESP) for research script writing
      motion picture "Some Men Must Die"
     
  Residency February 19 – march 4th Research / creation for group piece „Truly Yours“
      (2nd year’s & newest edition, directed by Thomas Mettler)
     
  Performance Feb 24th & March 2nd „Truly Yours“ - Showing at Centre Civic Barceloneta / Barcelona (ESP)
      with Jordi Cortés (ESP), Oleksi Busko (Ukr), Thomas Mettler (CH),
      Gabriel Obergfell (CH), Fernando Sanchez Santos (ESP), Jaume Girbau Baquero (ESP),
     

Inigo Martinez (ESP), Lorenzo Massa (I), Miguel Anchel Puy Carrion (ESP), Antonio Moreno (ESP), Xavier Duacastilla Soler (ESP)

      Further information follows
     
  Workshop February – March "Gratis - but not valueless"
      Free Inclusive Physical Theatre workshop/classes for dancers/ actors from & around
      Asociacion Liant La Troca with the theme „Mi Danza es tan unica como mi cuerpo“
     
  Workshop March 23th – 25th „Grounding of a flight“
      Tanz Improvisation & CI – Weekend-workshop
      Fürth / D
      Kontakt: Anne Devries - 0173 6269 529 - info@annedevries.de
      Download Flyer
     
  Performance April 20th / 23th „Solo in Parts“
      Double bill evening at ZELYONKA Festival, Kiev / Ukraine
     
  Film April 23rd – May 9th „Some Men Must Die“ - a motion picture by Thomas Mettler
      In Kiev: Location scouting, audition, text work with Ukrainian Poet
     
  Audition May 5th & 6th Audition for dancers & actors in Kiev / Ukraine for movie “Some Men Must Die“
      Details & further information following
      Apply to: Olga Kebas, Kiev - phone: +380 (067)597 75 50 - olgakebas@somemenmustdie.com
     
  Performance May 10th – 21st “Some Men Must Die“ - stage play
      in Dnepr / Ukraine for DanceFestival „Performative Dnipro Platform 2018“
      Further information: Motion Mode Dance Theatre
      Download: flyer/ poster
     
  Workshop May 19th "Gratis - but not valueless" - Free Masterclass with Thomas Mettler
      and all actors / dancers from cast of „Some Men Must Die“ in Dnepr / Ukraine
      Further information: Motion Mode Dance Theatre
     
  Workshop June 25th – 30th "Towards a Physical Theatre: Workshop for Dancers & Actors"
      6-days Intensive Workshop
      La Fabbrica, Losone / Switzerland. Location: LA FABBRICA
      Further information: Infos: +41 76 415 27 38 (mob), info@keep-searching.ch
     
  3-days-JAM July 6th – 8th 6th international "3-days-Jam of Contact-Improvisation" in Ticino / CH
      co-organised and led by Thomas Mettler & Giuseppe Asaro
      Further information: CI Ticino
     
  Film July 23rd – Sept 13th Film-shooting „Some Men Must Die“
      on locations in Ukraine
     
  Teaching December 3rd - 7th Teaching at "Kari.Tanzhaus Kempten"
      www.kari-tanzhaus.de
      closed Intensive-Workshop for 1st and 2nd-year students
     
  2017    
       
  Residency January – March 6th Residency in Barcelona / ESP for new evening lenght  group piece „Truly Yours“
     

and for Solo “ t r a n s i t i o “

       
  Residency February 18 – 28th Research / creation of new group piece „Truly Yours“
       
  Performance February „Truly Yours“ - Showing at La Caldera / Barcelona
      with Jordi Cortés (E), Oleksi Busko (Ukr), Thomas Mettler (CH), Gabriel Obergfell (CH),
      Dani Pedrero (E), Fernando Sanchez Santos (E), Jaume Girbau Baquero (E),
     

Inigo Martinez (E), Ivan Zavertaliuk (URK)

      Further information follows
       
  Workshop March 4th & 5th „Un-Doing“ – Essentials of Fluid Dancing & Contact Improvisation
      Weekend-Workshop in Lleida / ESP – Associaciò Mou-Lo de Contact Improvisacio
      Further Infos here - Places limitades a 30 participants
       
  Workshop March 17th – 19th „Beginning From Nowhere – Where Everything Is Already There“
      Tanz Improvisation & CI – Weekend-workshop
      Fürth / D
      Kontakt: Anne Devries - 0173 6269 529 - info@annedevries.de
      → download Flyer
       
  Workshop March 25th – 26th „Un-Doing“ – Essentials of Fluid Dancing & Contact Improvisation
      Weekend-WS in Ticino / CH
      Details & further information following
      Inscription: +41 76 415 27 38
      Download Flyer IT - Download Flyer EN
       
  Workshop April 7th – 9th "Gratis - but not valueless"
      Free Workshop for dancers/ actors in financial difficulties
      Napoli / Italy
      Click here for details & further information
      Contact: Carmela +39 349 3979218 /mela.belletto@gmail.com
       
  Workshop Mai 3rd – 7th            „Un-Doing“ – Essentials of Fluid Dancing & Contact Improvisation
      5-days-Intensive workshop in Tuscany / I
      L’associazione 7 Stelle – Anghiari / Toscana (I)
      Contact: Rainer 0039 0575 749313  -  0039 338 8033383 / rainerneumann111@gmail.com
       
  Workshop Mai 13th – 14th „Un-Doing“ – Essentials of Fluid Dancing & Contact Improvisation
      Weekend-WS in Ticino / CH
      Details & further information following
      Inscription: +41 76 415 27 38
      Download Flyer IT - Download Flyer EN
       
  3-days-JAM July 28th – 30th 4th international 3-days-Jam of Contact-Improvisation in Ticino / CH
      co-organised and led by Thomas Mettler & Giuseppe Asaro
      Further information: ci-ticino.ch
       
  Performance August 25th JAKO MOTYL NA TVE DLANI
      Performance at the Museo Intragna (www.museocentovallipedemonte.ch)
      Opening of the exhibition "Jardin Secret" (Pascal Murer, Nino Doborjginidze)
      Live Music by Vojtà Havlov
      Further information: Invitation Opening "Jardin Secret"
 
  Workshop October 28th/29th The Fluid Body
      Dnepr/ Ukraine
      Further information: INSCRIPTION
 
  Performance November 2nd Coming Together
      Improv Performance Project
      Dnepr/ Ukraine
      Further information: Motion Mode Dance Theatre
      See the: Welcome Video to "Coming Together"
 
  Workshop November 4th/5th Master Class with Thomas Mettler
      at the InBody Fest
      Inscription: Katerina Taranova (phone +38 093 25 39 176)
      Kiev/ Ukraine
 
  Workshop November 6th/7th Undoing
      Kiev/ Ukraine
      Further information following
     
  Performance November 8th/9th Coming Together
      Improv Performance Project
      Kiev/ Ukraine
      Further information following
     
  Teaching December 4th - 8th Teaching at "Kari.Tanzhaus Kempten"
      www.kari-tanzhaus.de
      closed Intensive-Workshop, 1st and 2nd-year students
 
       
  2016    
       
  Residency January – February 23rd Residency in Barcelona / ESP for new evening lenght Solo  " t r a n s i t i o "
       
  Workshop February 20th – 21st "UN-Doing" - essentials of Fluid Partnering & Contact Improvisation
      Weekend-Workshop, Lleida / ESP
      → for further info click here
      → Link to the Facebook-page
       
  Film March 1st – 17th Film-shooting of solo  "t r a n s i t i o"
      in collaboration with the musicians Vojtà & Ireni Havlova
      in Borsovice / CZ Republic
       
  Performance March 5th – 15th Improvisation-performances with musicians Vojtà & Irena Havlova
      in Borsovice / CZ Republic
      Details & further Infos following
       
  Workshop March 18th – 20th "Together – Alone – Myself – and Us"
      WS for Contemporary Dance Improv and Contact-Improvisation
      Fürth / D
      Kontakt: Anne Devries - 0173 6269 529 - info@annedevries.de
      → download Flyer
       
  Workshop April "Gratis but not valueless"
      Free Workshop for dancers/ actors in financial difficulties
      Kiev/ Ukraine
      to be confirmed, further infos following
      → download project description
      → See projects website
       
  Performance April "Some Men Must Die"
      possibly at Festival of Kyiv Modern Ballet
      to be confirmed
      and
      "PushOK Improv Festival"
      Improvisation Nights
      Details & further Infos following
       
  Workshop May 5th – 8th "UN-Doing" - essentials of Fluid Partnering & Contact Improvisation
      4-days-intensive-workshop, Intragna, Ticino / CH
      infos: +41 76 415 27 38 (mob)
      Details & further Infos following
       
  3-days-JAM July 29th - 31st 3rd international 3-days-Jam of Contact-Improvisation in Ticino / CH
      co-organised and led by Thomas Mettler & Giuseppe Asaro
      www.ci-ticino.ch
       
  Workshop August 2nd - 7th 6-days intentsive Workshop
     

"Towards a Physical Theatre: Workshop for Dancers & Actors"

      Intragna/ TI, CH - Grande Palestra
      infos: +41 76 415 27 38 (mob)
      info@keep-searching.ch
       
  Research October 18th - 23rd 1 week Research-Residency in Austria; artistic lead of new
      international Improvisation-Project „Force Majeure“
       
  Performance October Premiere "Force Majeure" - of Men and Women
      Details & further Infos following
       
  Workshop Oct 27th – Nov 1st Intensive at "Contact Festival Austria“
      Ypsertal/ Austria
      → See the festivals website
       
  Teaching December 5th - 9th Teaching at "Kari.Tanzhaus Kempten"
      www.kari-tanzhaus.de
      closed Intensive-Workshop, 1st and 2nd-year students
 
       
  2015    
       
  Residency January 30th  - March 1st Research-Residency in Barcelona / ESP for solo
      & duett "Incontro III" with Dani Pedrero (ESP) at Papalani Theatre
       
  Research April 17th - 23rd "When we meet", Research with Zita Pavlistova (CZ)
      Prague CZ
       
  Workshop April 24th - 26th "Together - Alone - Myself - and Us"
      WS for Contemporary Dance Improv and Contact-Improvisation
      Praha / Czech Republic
      www.druna.cz, druna@druna.cz
      Contact: +420 723 449 409 (Bára)
       
  Performance April 28th "When we Meet - III"
      A night of improv - Praha / Czech Republic
      with Zita Pavlistova (CZ) & Thomas Mettler (CH)
       
  Workshop May 1st - 9th "Gratis but not valueless"
      Free Workshop for dancers / actors in financial difficulties
      Kiev / Ukraine
      to be confirmed, further infos following
      → download project description
       
  Workshop May 14th - 17th "UN-Doing" - essentials of Fluid Partnering & Contact Improvisation
      4-days-intensive-workshop, Intragna, Ticino / CH
      infos: +41 76 415 27 38 (mob)
      → download Flyer (ital.)
      → download Flyer (eng.)
      info@keep-searching.ch
       
  Workshop May 28th - June 2nd Intensive at "Italy Contact Fest 2015"
      Amelia, Italy
      → for further info and inscription click here
       
  Workshop June 26th - 28th "Im Fluss - Workshop für zeitgenössichen Tanz & Contact-Improvisation"
      Fürth / D
      Kontakt: Anne Devries - 0173 6269 529 - info@annedevries.de
      Further info following
       
  Workshop July 25th - 30th 6-days intentsive Workshop
     

"Towards a Physical Theatre: Workshop for Dancers & Actors"

      Intragna/ TI, CH - Grande Palestra
      infos: +41 76 415 27 38 (mob)
      info@keep-searching.ch
      → download Flyer (ital.)
      → download Flyer (engl.)
       
  3-days-JAM July 31st - August 2nd 3rd international 3-days-Jam of Contact-Improvisation in Ticino / CH
      co-organised and led by Thomas Mettler & Giuseppe Asaro
      www.ci-ticino.ch
       
  Workshop September 26th - 27th "Il corpo fluido" - Weekend-Workshop for Contact Imporivisation
      Biandronno, Varese, Italy (with Jam on friday, september 25th)
      contact: claudia_broggi@hotmail.com
      → Further Infos: Link
       
  Workshop October 1st - 4th "Im Fluss - Workshop für zeitgenössichen Tanz & Contact-Improvisation"
      Kientalerhof, Kiental - CH
      → Infos: Website Kientalerhof
       
  Teaching Nov 30st - Dec 4th Teaching at "Kari.Tanzhaus Kempten"
      www.kari-tanzhaus.de
      closed Intensive-Workshop, 1st and 2nd-year students
       
 
       
2014
       
  Residency January 20th - March 1st Research-Residency in Barcelona / ESP at Papalani Theatre for a new solo
& a duett "Incontro III" with Dani Pedrero (ESP)
  Performance February 1st Improv-Performance with Dani Pedrero (ESP)
      HEPHAISTO, Barcelona
       
  Workshop February 7th - 9th "UN-Doing" - essentials of Fluid Partnering & Contact Improvisation
      at LA PICONERA - Sol Pico (Dance-Company)
      Barcelona / ESP
      contact: dani@voarte.org
tel: +34 658 83 17 17 (mob) / +34 93 329 39 04
      → download Flyer
       
  Workshop February 22nd - 23rd "Gratis but not valueless"
Pysical Theatre & Danza integrada workshop, for dancers and actors
      with LIANT LA TROCA - www.liantlatroca.com
      Barcelona / ESP
      Centre Civic Barceloneta, 10 - 15 h
      infos: +34 93 329 39 04 (mob)
      → download project description
       
  Workshop March 22nd - 23rd "The Fluid Body" - Contact Improvisation
      Weekend-workshop (plus JAM-possibility Saturday night)
  Intragna, Ticino / CH
      infos: +41 76 415 27 38 (mob)
info@keep-searching.ch
      → download Flyer (engl.)
      → download Flyer (ital.)
       
  Film March 31st - April 3rd Filmaufnahmen für Tanzfilm
      Fürth/ D
       
  Workshop April 4th - 6th "Grounding of a flight" - CI weekend workshop
      Tanz-Improvisation & CI - Weekend-workshop
      Fürth / D
      Kontakt: Anne Devries - 0173 6269 529 - info@annedevries.de
      → download Flyer
      → download Flyer - Druckversion
  Workshop May 1st - 4th "In the middle of the moment" - Workshop
      for Dance-Improvisation / Performance
      4-days-intensive for dancers and actors
Praha / Czech Republic
      www.druna.cz
detailed infos following
       
  Performance May 10th/11th "When we Meet"
      A night of improv - Praha / Czech Republic
      with Zita Pavlistova (CZ), Pawel Konior (PL), Thomas Mettler (CH)
       
  Workshop May 29th - June 1st "UN-Doing" - essentials of Fluid Partnering & Contact Improvisation
      4-days-intensive-workshop, Intragna, Ticino / CH
      infos: +41 76 415 27 38 (mob)
      info@keep-searching.ch
      → download Flyer (ital.)
       
  Teaching June 18th - 22nd at the "WARSAW FLOW Festival"
      "Essentials of Fluid Partnering"
      www.polandcontactfestival.com
       
  Workshop July 14th - 19th 6-days intentsive Workshop
   

"Towards a Physical Theatre: Workshop for Dancers & Actors"

      Further infos following
      Intragna/ TI, CH - Grande Palestra
      → download Flyer (engl.)
      → download Flyer (ital.)
       
3-days-JAM July 25th - 27th 2nd international 3-days-Jam of Contact-Improvisation in Ticino / CH
      co-organised and led by Thomas Mettler & Giuseppe Asaro
      www.ci-ticino.ch
       
       
  Workshop August, 4th - 8th "Un-Doing: Essentials of fluid dancing in Contact Improvisation"
      Praha / Czech Republic
      Direct Link
      www.druna.cz, druna@druna.cz
      Contact: +420 723 449 409 (Bára)
       
  Performance August, 8th "When we Meet"
      A night of improv - Praha / Czech Republic
      with Zita Pavlistova (CZ) & Thomas Mettler (CH)
      More information: Click here
       
  Residency September, 15th - 25th Research-Residency in Barcelona / ESP at Teatro Moderne, El Prat de Llobregat for
      "Incontro III" with Dani Pedrero (ESP)
       
  Workshop September, 26th - 28th "UN-Doing" - essentials of Fluid Partnering & Contact Improvisation
      at LA PICONERA - Sol Pico (Dance-Company)
      Barcelona / ESP
      contact: dani@voarte.org
tel: +34 658 83 17 17 (mob) / +34 93 329 39 04
      → download Flyer
       
  Workshop October 17th - 18th "Gratis but not valueless"
      Free Workshop for dancers/ actors in financial difficulties
      Biandronno/ Varese, IT
      → download project description
      → download Flyer
      conctact: claudia_broggi@hotmail.com
       
  Film October, 19th - 23rd Filmaufnahmen für Tanzfilm, Zweiter Teil
      Fürth, D
       
  Workshop October, 24th - 26th Contact Improvisation weekend workshop
      Tanz-Improvisation & CI - Weekend-workshop
      Fürth / D
      Kontakt: Anne Devries - 0173 6269 529 - info@annedevries.de
      → download Flyer
       
  Research November, 17th - 23rd "When we meet", Research with Zita Pavlistova (CZ)
      Camedo, TI
       
  Teaching December, 1st - 5th Teaching at "Kari.Tanzhaus Kempten"
      www.kari-tanzhaus.de
      closed Intensive-Workshop, 2nd-year students
  Workshop December 9th - 10th

"Im Fluss - Workshop für zeitgenössischen Tanz & Contact-Improvisation

      Kiental, Kientalerhof - CH
      Infos: Website Kientalerhof
      → download Flyer
      Kontakt: Juval Kürzi, Tel. +41 76 571 03 87
       
 
       
   
     

   
       
  Archiv    
  Activities 2010 (pdf)  
  Activities 2009 (pdf)  

Dance- and Physical-Theatre Workshops organised and participated by Thomas Mettler 

during his time as Artistic Director of the on.off Werkstatt in Bern (pdf)

       
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