MARBLE CROWD (IS) - MOVING MOUNTAINS
Bodies, things and materials come together in a series of encounters. Each encounter a chance to make a decision, to make a scene and to make sense of it all.
WHEN // WHERE // LANGUAGE // DURATION
Wednesday 14th November @ 19:30 // National Theater, Lindargata 7, 101 Reykjavík // English // 90 minutes
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Five authors tell a story of moving mountains. An unexpected event complicates the narrative. They decide to give it another try. To move a mountain is to attempt the impossible. Guided by a choreography of attempts the Marble Crowd will unfold their version of events through movement, storytelling and fantastic images.
The mountain is a tectonic encounter, an assemblage of minerals, animals and litter, a place where people meet to seek the highest and also just a really big rock collection.
The vastness of the task serves as a backdrop for collaborative experiments where bodies, things and materials come together in a series of encounters. Each encounter a chance to make a decision, to make a scene and to make sense of it all.
Choreography | Performance: Marble Crowd (Katrín Gunnarsdóttir, Kristinn Guðmundsson, Sigurður Arent Jónsson, Saga Sigurðardóttir, Védís Kjartansdóttir)
Scenography: Tinna Ottesen
Music: Gunnar Karel Másson
Light Design: Lars Rubarth
Dramaturgy: Igor Dobricic
Production: Marble Crowd & K3 Tanzplan
Co-production: Reykjavík Dance Festival, Bora Bora, The Nordic House in Faroe Islands & Decameron Festival
Supported by Kulturstiftung der Bundes and Nordisk Kulturfond
Photo: Thies Rätzke