MO 02.10.2017, 7.30 PM

Duato | Shechter

Choreographies by Nacho Duato and Hofesh Shechter

Ab 14 Jahren

The Art of Not Looking Back

Choreography by Hofesh Shechter


Ballet by Nacho Duato
Music by Pedro Alcalde, Sergio Caballero, Richie Hawtin, Alva Noto and Mika Vainio

World Premiere

With “Erde” (“Earth”) Nacho Duato picks up his socio-political agenda, which last found its outlet in “Herrumbre”. Together with his team centered around set designer Sven Jonke and composer Pedro Alcade and Sergio Caballero, Duato has developed striking scenes about the state of our planet. The second part of the evening evening inspires further contemplation: “The Art of Not Looking Back” by Hofesh Shechter is peformed only by women.

The Art of Not Looking Back

  • Choreography: Hofesh Shechter
  • Costumes: Becs Andrews
  • Light design: Lee Curran
  • Assistant to the choreographer: Sita Ostheimer
  • Deputy Artistic Director Hofesh Shechter Company: Bruno Guillore
  • Technical implementation: Edmund Trotter


Learn more: There is a free introduction in German for the audience at the performance venue 45 minutes before each performance, except opening nights, guest performances, and special events. It is prepared and moderated by students of the Free University Berlin as part of the Ballet University program.

Family workshop „Duato | Shechter
To prepare the visit to the opera,  the participants are introduced to the plot as well as important characters, and rehearse short dance scenes.

Valid only in combination with a visit to a family performance.
Time: 5.30 pm
Location: Deutsche Oper Berlin
Price: 3 euros per person (for children up to 16 years old) | 5 euros for adults

Registration required
Telephone: 030 34 384-166


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