Dance +++ Cancelled +++ Palermo Palermo

Palermo Palermo (c) Klaus Dilger

Fri, 05/01/2020 -
Sun, 05/03/2020

Harris Theater

205 E. Randolph Drive

Please contact the Harris Theater if ýou bought tickets already

Three performances:
Friday May 1 at 8:00PM
Saturday, May 2 at  7:30PM
Sunday, May 3 at 2:00PM

For 36 years, Pina Bausch was the creative nucleus of the Tanztheater Wuppertal. Under her leadership, 44 pieces were created between 1973 and 2009, during which the choreographer rewrote dance history in close collaboration with her artistic colleagues. Everything about her “dance theatre” was different from classical ballet. Timeless in its aesthetic and themes, what began as a revolution in Wuppertal eventually affected the evolution of theatre, of classical and modern dance permanently, and influenced the work of a whole generation of choreographers.
After Bausch’s death in 2009, her works have lived on in the dancers of the Tanztheater Wuppertal. Nearly two-thirds of the current company created pieces with Bausch. Bettina Wagner-Bergelt, general and artistic director since January 2019, places a strong emphasis on Bausch’s legacy in the context both of developing new formats and of participative educational projects.