TIME*SAILORS IV - The Return

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"Time*Sailors - sailing around and through time" … the message was already clear back in 1995, when the original crew came aboard their time-ship and sailed for three years. 27 years later, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the company and production-label Tanz*Hotel, Bert Gstettner interprets and orchestrates his bursting 1990-era choreography with a new cast. He brings a piece of Viennese contemporary dance history back on the international stage.

Premiere at this year's ImPulsTanz - Vienna International Dance Festival:
July 18th 2022, 9pm and July 20th 2022, 7pm, Kasino at Schwarzenbergplatz, 1010 Vienna *
New date of the premiere: 6 August 2022, 7.00 pm at Odeon | Taborstraße 10, 1020 Vienna
More about ticket sale, discounts >>> | T*S ticket sale online >>> 

* Due to illness in the ensemble, the TIME*SAILORS performances at the Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz will be moved to the Odeon Theater instead of July 18 and 20 to August 6, 2022. Tickets purchased at ImPulsTanz remain valid and do not need to be exchanged.


Photos: Time*Sailors | by Sara Wilnauer for Bert Gstettner | Copyright T*H | Bildrecht 2022

The current crew of new, freshly thawed Time*Sailors start their 2022 journey to a future, that already lies in the past. How will they interpret their predecessors of the ravey 1990s? How have times changed, and how will this story continue to be told?

The aspiring “timesailers” hastily pack their overalls into their duffelbags, board their ship and start to ready their body- and brainsails. The captain opens up the ship’s log, and new episodes begin to fill its pages…

Time*Sailing eventually becomes a form of art – awaiting the right moment, arriving in the moment and acting in the immediate moment. In this manner, locomotion through the dark chaos leads to the shining stars. B.G.

Team
CHOREOGRAPHY, SCRIPT, DIRECTION: Bert Gstettner
DANCE & PERFORMANCE CREW: Łukasz Czapski, Marcin Denkiewicz, Kirin España, 
Michael Gross, Patric Redl, (Thales Weilinger,) Elia Zahnd || Due to scheduling conflicts, Kirin España takes over for Thales Weilinger and Bert Gstettner for Patric Redl at short notice.
MUSIC: Klaus Obermaier, Robert Spour 
STAGEDESIGN: Gernot Sommerfeld
COSTUMES: Heidemarie Bauer-Just (1995-1998), Hanna Adlaoui Mayerl (2022)
ARTISTIC. PROD. ASSISTANT: Sara Wilnauer
ORGANISATION, PR: Claudia Bürger
PRODUCTION: Tanz*Hotel / Art*Act Kunstverein

Time*Sailors I & II 1994-1996 >>>
Time*Sailors III, Kaiserbadschleuse 1998 >>>

ImPulsTanz - Vienna International Dance Festival >>>