SERGIU MATIS (RO/DE)
30.10.2013 | 21:00 | WASP black box

KEEP IT REAL

With: Maria Walser, Corey Scott-Gilbert, Sergiu Matiș
Dramaturgy: Mila Pavicevic
Produced by: HZT/UDK Berlin, MA SoDA & Uferstudios Berlin

doomroom_uferhallen-sergium

“Keep it real” is danced by cyborgs, zombies, alienated and animated bodies. These queer bodies are brought into the field of visible, exposing perverted dynamics of the capitalist machinery and questioning what is to be considered as political action.
“When I’m wearing my costume to a protest I wonder if it’s not gonna be it that will start suffocating me… Are my Adidas shoes going to walk me into trouble?”

Born in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, studied dance at Liceul de Coregrafie in his hometown (1991-2000) and then at Akademie des Tanzes Mannheim as a scholarship- holder of the Tanzstiftung Birgit Keil.
Starts his professional career at Tanztheater Nürnberg where amongst others he worked with Daniela Kurz, Stijn Celis, Jo Strømgren, Catherine Guerin, Rodolfo Leoni, Russell Maliphant, Lionel Hoche, Jo Kanamori, Rui Horta, Javier de Frutos, Andre Gingras, Jorma Elo.
Workshops: William Nadylam (Peter Brook Company), Duccio Bellugi- Vannuccini (Theatre du Solei), Compagnie Alias- Geneva, Julien Hamilton, Susan Klein, Jeremy Nelson, Joao Fiadeiro.
Since 2008 living and working in Berlin with Colette Sadler-Stammer Productions, Yossi Berg, Oded Graf, Philip Bergmann, Daniel Kok and joined the Company Sasha Waltz & Guests for several productions.
Own creations: Human Nature, Landing, ThreeDoors.Search, 89.Grenzenlos, Ploaie de vara, 5 short pieces for Tanzkunst at Neues Museum Nürnberg, Ending-dong, doom room, Duet.
Joined the Master Programme Solo Dance Authorship at HZT/ UDK Berlin in Spring 2012.