FELT in residency in Wittlich, Elisabeth’s hometown

From 7th to 10th May FELT will in residency in Elisabeth’s hometown Wittlich with numerous events: from workshops to an exhibition about the backgrounds and inspirations of FELT, as well as a performance and artist talk.

Performance FELT: 09 May, 20h Wittlich Synagogue, Free admission. Tickets: (0049 6571-146614)

Exhibition on process and inspiration of FELT: 06 – 10 May CASA Tony M. – Museum Tony Munzlinger. Free admission.

Workshops: 07, 8, 10 May CASA Tony M. – Museum Tony Munzlinger. Free admission. Registration: Simone Röhr (Wittlich City Foundation) possible: phone 06571-146622 / 06571-14660, e-mail simone.roehr@stadt.wittlich.de

After Elisabeth Schilling had already been in residency at Tony Munzlinger’s museum in 2017 with her piece “SIXFOLD”, she will be a guest in her home town of Wittlich in the week from 7 to 10 May 2019 with her new work “FELT” after the premiere in Luxembourg and before the start of the international tour. She will perform the piece at the Wittlich Synagogue on 9 May.

In the exhibition rooms of the “CASA Tony M.” two different formats are offered in this framework: On Tuesday and Wednesday, 7 and 8 May, and on Friday, 10 May 2019, free workshops for children and young people will be held several times a day.

In three different workshop formats, Elisabeth Schilling wants to open up a creative perspective on dance, contemporary art and design to children, young people and adults in small groups. Participation is free, previous knowledge in the field of dance is not expected. The 45-minute workshops start on the hour, registration and appointments can be made with Simone Röhr (Stiftung Stadt Wittlich) until 3 May 2019: phone 06571-146622 / 06571-14660, e-mail simone.roehr@stadt.wittlich.de

WORKSHOP I + II – For children in the age groups 3 to 6 and 7 to 12 years old
Workshops I and II are aimed at children of different age groups and use playful means to introduce them to the possibilities of contemporary dance. With the help of various exercises, the participants are guided to dance themselves and discover new forms of movement in relation to design.

WORKSHOP III – For Teenagers and Adults
Workshop III for young people offers an introduction to artistic creation using dance and choreography as examples. Using selected examples from dance, choreography and design, the participants will gain an insight into the process of creating a piece between form consciousness and creativity.

During the opening hours of the Casa Tony M., Elisabeth Schilling will give an insight into the creative process of the artistic work on the production FELT by means of various media such as film and picture material, books and drawings.

On Thursday, 9 May 2019, 8 p.m. Schilling will perform the play at the Synagoge, Himmeroder Straße 44 in Wittlich, a venue for cultural events and conferences. Admission is free – tickets are now available at the advance ticket office in the Old Town Hall on the market square in Wittlich (telephone 06571-146614).

FELT was initiated by the dancer and choreographer Elisabeth Schilling and developed together with an international team: the designers and visual artists Mélanie Planchard and Eric Schuhmacher, the composer Andréas Papapetrou, the curator Simone Stewart, the dramaturge Moritz Gansen and the research assistants Dr. Nele Lipp and Tim Nunn. It is a production of the Making Dances a.s.b.l. and was supported by the Silvio und Waltraud dell` Antonio-Kunsmann-Stiftung Wittlich, Ministry for Science, Further Education and Culture Rhineland-Palatinate, the Kulturstiftung Rheinland-Pfalz, TROIS C-L, Cercle Cité Luxembourg, Goethe Institute Glasgow, Ministère de la Culture Luxembourg, Fondation Indépendance Luxembourg, Sparkasse Mittelmosel EMH, Vereinigte Volksbank Raiffeisenbank eG.