#JeSuis

Company production | 2018

Aakash Odedra Company presents #JeSuis, a touching dance-theatre piece about individuals struggling to find their voice in the stand against oppression.

Through a diversity of dance, music and cultures, these seven dancers from Turkey deliver a tribute to all the people, whether they are in prison, a refugee camp, or in a house behind closed curtains, whose stories have not yet been ‘hashtagged’ and where their freedom of movement, their speech, religion or liberty remains at stake.

#JeSuis was born from the belief that our ability to speak out and stand together will see us through to brighter times.

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Credits

Concept, Direction & Choreography
Aakash Odedra

Originally created and performed by
Melissa Ugolini, Su Güzey, Beril Senöz, Gizem Aksu, Yasin Anar, Taner Güngör, Evrim Akyay

Assistant Choreographer & Rehearsal Director
Konstantina Efthymiadou

Dramaturg
Lou Cope

Composer
Nicki Wells

Lighting Designer
Alessandro Barbieri

Production Manager
Salvatore Scollo

Set & Costumes
Ryan Dawson Laight

Producer
Anand Bhatt

Coordination
Michelle Osorio

Voices
Dance Artists

Additional Voice
Mohammed A Bakri

Oud Recording
Fady Fareed

Kafkas track “Deeper” written and performed by The Soft Moon permission courtesy of Captured Tracks and Low Profile NYC

Audio Fragment
Charlie Chaplin, The Great Dictator © Roy Export SAS

#JeSuis - Trailer

#JeSuis - Desert Promo

**** “Gritty, authentic and bold”

***** “A stunning piece of contemporary dance”

“The dancers’ powerful expressive bodies, fired by absolute commitment, vividly create a world of low-level relentless terror.”

20 Oct 2019 7.30pmTheater der Stadt, Schweinfurt Germany

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21 Oct 2019 - 22 Oct 2019 7.30pmStadttheater, Amberg Germany

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23 Oct 2019 8pmBurghof, Lörrach Germany

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24 Oct 2019 7.30pmStadttheater, Schaffhausen Germany

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27 Oct 2019 7pmOberrheinhalle, Offenburg Germany

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30 Oct 2019 7.30pmErholungshaus der Bayer AG, Leverkusen Germany

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31 Oct 2019 8pmTheater an der Wilhelmshöhe, Lingen Germany

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1 Nov 2019 8pmTheater der Stadt, Wolfsburg Germany

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5 Nov 2019 - 9 Nov 2019 7.30pmStadttheater, Fürth Germany

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10 Nov 2019 6pmTheater am Ring, Villingen-Schwenningen Germany

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15 Nov 2019 9pmTeatro Ferrari, Padova Italy

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