Here you will find night critiques and reviews, which we usually accompany and supplement with dance photography and dance films of the performances to offer an additional, independent and hopefully artistic view of the choreographic events.

schrit_tmacherjustDANCE! Festival in Heerlen

One shall bear the other one’s burden

With mixed feelings: Rick Takvorian, artistic director of schrit_tmacher justDANCE! Festival, is welcoming the audience in Heerlen in his usual whimsical manner. But at the end, after a 75-minute attempt to translate the feeling of loss into performance, […]

Von |9. März, 2023|

The Festival Specials of schrit_tmacher justDANCE! 2023 in Aachen

Dance in the morning, in the museum and in music

 The first weekend of this year’s 28th edition of schrit_tmacher justDANCE! 2023 offered exclusives under the title „Festival Specials“: the performative experience „Double Helix“ by Nanine Linning at Fabrik Stahlbau Strang, the German […]

Von |7. März, 2023|

schrit_tmacher justDANCE! Opening

Perfection would not be alive

in Heerlen with Marie Chouinard’s „Radical Vitality“

review by Melanie Suchy

translated by Karoline Strys

Instead of a big bash, 2023 Schrittmacher Festival began with a series of smaller parties. Marie Chouinard from Montréal, Canada, was actually supposed to present her performance „Radical Vitality“ with her company […]

Von |1. März, 2023|

schrit_tmacher justDANCE!

Gone with the wind

The end of this year’s schrit_tmacher festival in Aachen leaves the audience satisfied with „Flow“ by Linga & Keda

nightreview by Rico Stehfest

translated by Karoline Strys

Charming is here not the dance itself. It is the music, played live by E’Jong-Ju on a Geomungo, a Korean zither, and […]

Von |8. April, 2022|

schrit_tmacher justDANCE! – Finale in Heerlen

Rage against the dying of the light

The last evening of schrit_tmacher-Festival in Heerlen demonstrates, with Dada Masilo’s “Sacrifice“, the communicative power of a community but also its limitations

review by Rico Stehfest

translated by Karoline Strys

She is a singular phenomenon. This woman is completely with herself. For […]

Von |7. April, 2022|
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