Poster for Don't Fear Change

Don't Fear Change

Human beings entertain themselves with nonsense and death things. There is no planet B, but what if planet A stands for Adaption - and when did nature actually ask to be saved by us and not from us?

Circling around the notion that the apocalypse is a boring dystopia - no grandiose battlefield but just a little less of everything fun in a slow collapse of biodiversity and capitalism - BRAVO TOGA is creating the performance Don’t Fear Change. A choreographic and dramatic research about escaping one's domesticated lifestyle and re-connecting with one's inner wildlife.

Exploring the paradox of being a human body with a post-animal mind, BRAVO TOGA wonders how humanity is coping with our current cliff hanger-moment in time. By cross-fertilizing interimistic scoutpractices with actual cognitive group therapy, Don’t Fear Change questions the prospects of our dead-end future like a rockband in i a midlife crisis who finally understands their past toxicity and ask ourselves: is this the best version of us?


DATES
Fredag den 25. kl 19:00 (Premiere)
Lørdag den 26. kl 19:00
Søndag den 27. kl 16:00



BRAVO TOGA is a nordic performance group deeply interested in conceptuality in an interdisciplinary space between dance and theater. Don’t Fear Change is their first piece in a new duology about escapism and posthumanism.


On and off stage:
BRAVO TOGA: Anna Kuusamo, Sara Ribbenstedt and Lena Bondeson
Sounddesign: Bernt Karsten Sannerud
Make-up design: Moa Hedberg
Graphic design: Aske Loewe (poster)

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Produced through Interim Kultur with support from Swedish Arts Council, Nordic Culture Point, The Nordic Culture Fund, Region Stockholm and The Finnish-Danish Cultural Foundation. Produced through residencies at Estrad Norr (Östersund), Åbne Scene (Aarhus) and Turteatern (Stockholm) and partly at the Danish National School of Performing Arts (Copenhagen).


Poster for Don't Fear Change