PERFORMANCES

Each year DO Festival hosts a range of performance nights. A handful of selected artists are invited to showcase their works in a welcoming, cultural environment, open for discourse and exchange. 

Scroll down to find out more about the invited guest performances of DO Festival 2023!

2023

In 2023 DO Festival hosts two performance nights at Zakład Kulturalny: on 27th of July and on 3rd of August. The performance nights will start at 8pm. Five different artistic teams are invited to present their works: fresh, diverse & intriguing. 
One of these works is in progress and will be presented at "ZUKUNFT TANZT - Festival für junge Choreographie" in Frankfurt a.M., Germany, as part of a festival collaboration, kindly supported by the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation.

DO Festival 2023 is co-financed by the city of Gdansk.

Tickets are available at the front desk on the evening of the event.

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Stay hydrated

by Useless machines

How to transform a simple and common act such as drinking water into a sportive and artistic act? This quartet takes its audience on a journey, full of irony, sarcasm and water-splashing action. Created and performed by Elias Kraft, Elliot Norell, Simon Chatelain & Hyungjin Lee. Photos: Dawid Marzec - visual.st8

Performance date: 27.07.2023

Pussy Willow

by Marlen Pflueger & India deVere

This piece is an unapologetic diary to the mothering of feminine structures, in all its malleability and discourse. Created and performed by India deVere & Marlen Pflueger. Photos: Dawid Marzec - visual.st8

Performance date: 03.08.2023

Plante-la

by Diane Gossiôme

"Face the silence of the plant. Not just any plant... a passive aggressive plant." Created and performed by Diane Gossiôme. Photos: Dawid Marzec - visual.st8

Performance date: 03.08.2023

Still Love

by Fenia Chatzakou & Csenger Szabo

A landscape of states emerges, and our presence emanates through moment to moment responses, that make up the coherent ark of narratives and meaning. Created and performed by Csenger Szabo & Fenia Chatzakou, dramaturgy by Rodia Vomvolou, music by Clelia Patrono. Photos: Dawid Marzec - visual.st8

Performance date: 03.08.2023

boneXposed - work in progress

by Sławomir Juszczak

Work in process is an exploration of the quality of the human skeletal system. We refer to structure, stability and memory. Concept by Sławomir Juszczak, created and performed by Sławomir Juszczak & Antonina Dąbrowska, dramaturgy by Zuzanna Kasprzyk. Photos: Dawid Marzec - visual.st8

Performance date: 27.07.2023

2022

In 2022 DO Festival hosted two performance nights at Zakład Kulturalny: five different artistic teams were invited to present their works.

The performances were supported with funds from the City of Gdansk.

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In the absence of Tenderness

by Juliana Fernandes (PT) & Victor Gomes (PT)

Duo created and performed by Juliana Fernandes & Victor Gomes. Residency Support by Performact, Arte em Movimento, Teatro do Noroeste and Companhia Instável. Co-produced by Teatro Municipal do Porto and Companhia Instável. Photo by Natacha Campos

Drosophilae

by Julie C. Stamm (DE)

Solo created and performed by Julie C. Stamm, with an original Soundtrack created by Anna Disse. 

Twin Hunters Corporation

by Paulina Bedkowska (PL) & Leon Stille (DE)

Work in progress creation, to be premiered at Zukunft Tanzt 2022 in Frankfurt Main (GER). Residency Support by AgitLab. Photo by Wallace Wong

Solo for 4 helmets and lost time

by Hertzhaus (PL)

Quartet directed, conceptualised and choreographed by Anna Piotrowska (PL). Creation and performance by Magdalena Kowala (PL), Natalia Murawska (PL), Joanna Woźna (PL), Anna Zglenicka (PL). Production by Zakład Kulturalny, eferte_Fundacja Rozwoju Tańca, Córy Kultury. Photo by Patryk Chenc

The sea is big, Fish.

by Paulina Bedkowska (PL)

Solo created and performed by Paulina Bedkowska, with an original Soundtrack created by Paulina Bedkowska. 
Residency support by Junges Schauspiel Düsseldorf, premiere at DO Festival 2022. Photo by Leon Stille

2021

In 2021 DO Festival hosted three performance nights.
5 Solos, 2 Duets, 1 Quartet and 1 Quintet.
Creators and performers from all across Europe and a bit of Japanese Flavor! Find more info on the pieces further below.

Vanishing

by Mizuki Kori (JAP)

Solo created and performed by Mizuki Kori. 
First creation phase at Performact, Portugal, in 2019. The piece premiered at Entrelacados Festival in 2019 and was performed at Multiplicidades 2020. 
A second creation phase took place at Collective Nest Studio, Portugal, in 2021. 
Photos by Leon Stille

It is

by Florian Astraudo (FR)

Solo created and performed by Florian Astraudo, with an original Soundtrack created by Florian Astraudo. 
The piece was created at Performact, Portugal, in 2020 and premiered at Multiplicidades 2020. Photos by Leon Stille

Alias

by Katarzyna Paluch (PL)

Solo created and performed by Katarzyna Paluch. 
The piece was created at Performact, Portugal, in 2020. It premiered at Multiplicidades 2020.  Photos by Leon Stille

My hopelessness

by Joanna Woźna (PL)

Solo created and performed by Joanna Woźna. Consultation by Hertz Haus and production by Zakład Kulturalny in Gdańsk.
The piece premiered online at Solo Duo Festival, Budapest in 2021 and had its live premiere at Sfera Ruchu in Toruń, also 2021. Photos by Leon Stille

Jeremy

by Manuel Kisters (GER)

Solo created and performed by Manuel Kisters, with an original soundtrack created by Manuel Kisters. Supported by the QaH residency program 2020 and the MKW Stipend "Auf geht's" 2020.
The piece premiered at DO Festival 2021. Photos by Florian Astraudo

Filter Out

by Máté Mészáros (HU) & Nóra Horváth (HU)

Duo created and performed by Máté Mészáros & Nóra Horváth. 
The piece premiered online on Instagram in 2021 and had its live premiere at DO Festival 2021, where it was performed by Máté Mészáros & Paulina Będkowska. Photos by Florian Astraudo

Study on Fool's Paradise

by Katarzyna Paluch (PL) & Eliza Trefas (RO)

Duo created and performed by Katarzyna Paluch & Eliza Trefas, with artistic support by Florin Flueras.
First creation phase at Performact, Portugal, in 2020 and live premiere at Multiplicidades 2020. Second creation phase at Agit Lab, Portugal and an online screening at Tanzquartier Wien in 2021. Photos by Florian Astraudo

We are the Revolution

by Paulina Będkowska (PL)

Quintet created & choreographed by Paulina Będkowska, dramaturgy by Paul Simon.
Performed by Romain Lutinier (FR), Mizuki Kori (JAP), Katarzyna Paluch (PL), Leon Stille (GER) and Emilio Bagnasco (IT). The piece premiered at DO Festival 2021. Photos by Michał Heller

Her(t)z

by Magdalena Kowala (PL), Natalia Murawska (PL), Joanna Woźna (PL) and Anna Zglenicka (PL)

Quartet created & performed by Magdalena Kowala, Natalia Murawska, Joanna Woźna and Anna Zglenicka. 
Produced by Hertzhaus Theatre.
Photos by Patryk Chenc

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2023 edition: More info coming soon!
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