Choreography by Malou Airaudo
It is hard to find a definition of the urban dance style krumping that doesn’t label it 'aggressive'. Is krumping the dance version of picking a fight? What appears aggressive is in fact the dancers’ way of expressing what they are feeling at that moment. Rage, love, fear, desire – each movement tells a story. Directly and full of emotional force.
With their 30th production, Renegade brings a new perspective on urban dance onto stage. Known as pioneers of an aesthetic between traditional dance and HipHop-culture, Renegade furthers their approach with Malou AIraudo as their choreographer.
On stage, six performers convene, each driven by a need to tell something which cannot be expressed in words. Their stories are highly energetic, fast-paced, expressive and told with every fibre of their bodies. With ›DRANG‹ (›URGE‹), Renegade – under the artistic direction of Malou Airaudo – offers audiences a new perspective on this urban hip-hop dance style.
Choreography: Malou Airaudo Dance: William Hayibor-Venous, Kwame Osei, Eva Pageix / Wilhelmina Stark, Solomon Quaynoo, Francesca Zaccaria, Rymon Zacharei Sound: Julian Büsselberg (SONIC MOOD) Music by: Abel Korzeniowski, Max Richter, Moderat, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Jon Hopkins, Reptilicus & Senking Production assistance: Eva Pageix Stage: Malou Airaudo Costume: Mark Sieczkarek Visuals: Christopher Lensing (impulskontrolle) Light: Moritz Bütow Photography: Denis Kooné Kuhnert Production management: Uta Graßhoff
Production: Pottporus e.V.
Co-production PACT Zollverein (Essen), Theater im Pumpenhaus (Münster)
Supported by the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, NRW Landesbüro Freie Darstellende Künste, Kulturinitiative Herne