Backstage – Are you ready for Dance?

A shorts dance series

Backstage – Are you ready for Dance?

This series of dancer & choreographer portraits gives the viewer a glimps behind the stages. Each episode will follow the choreographer and his/her dancers during the rehearsals for their latest piece. Several interviews will enlight the intentions of the choreographers and their working process. The dancers themselves will be reflecting on the working process and the piece as well. And finally we will film during the performance on stage. With its easily accessible approach this series intends to generate a broader interest for dance among viewers, not only aiming at the dance passioantes. Most of the world’s newest dance performances 2005 will thus be introduced.

Wim Vandekeybus ‘Blush’
Akram Khan Company “Ma”
Mark Thompkins “Song and Dance”
Iceland Dance Company “We Are All Marlene Dietrich FOR”
Marie Chouinard “bODY_rEMIX/gOLDBERG_vARIATIONS”
Le Ballet de l’ Opéra de Paris “Bach Suite″ &
“VéroniqueDoisneau”


Director:
Barbara Weissenbeck
Camera:
Marcel Lehmann, Bernhard Mehl
Sound:
Roman Bagner
Editor:
Barbara Weissenbeck

Length:
30 x 5 min.
Language:
English, Fench, German
Production year:
2006

Distribution:
Filmwerkstatt Wien