BRING DAS VELO NACH HAUSE

THE NEW PRODUCTION
KINDERAUGEN - A PERFORMANCE FOR FAMILIES

With the family piece KINDERAUGEN, the company invites children as well as adults to a performance full of fantasy. Come to the theatre, it's possible again!
Our next performances with KINDERAUGEN:

10. Juni, 20:00 - Short version, Dampfzentrale Bern
18. Sep, 20:00 - Premiere, Theater am Gleis Winterthur
19. Sep, 19:00 - Theater am Gleis Winterthur
20. Sep, 10:00 - Schoolperformance, Theater am Gleis Winterthur
21. Sep, 10:00 - Schoolperformance, Theater am Gleis Winterthur
22. Sep, 15:00 - Theater am Gleis Winterthur
3. Nov, 10:00 - Schoolperformance, Tojo Reitschule Bern
3. Nov, 20:30 - Tojo Reitschule Bern
4. Nov, 10:00 - Schoolperformance, Tojo Reitschule Bern
4. Nov, 18:00 - Tojo Reitschule Bern
13. Nov, 19:00 - Introduction to the piece, Moving Studio
14. Nov, 17:00 - TanzRaum, Herisau
16. Nov, 10:00 - Schoolperformance, Grabenhalle St.Gallen*

16. Nov, 20:00 - Grabenhalle St.Gallen
17. Nov, 10:00 - Schoolperformance, Grabenhalle St.Gallen*
17. Nov, 18:00 - Grabenhalle St.Gallen

*Information for the schoolperformance in St.Gallen


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With this play for families KINDERAUGEN, the company invites children as well as adults to a performance full of fantasy.

A lost boy, now an old man, lives deep inside a cave surrounded by many objects. One day a young girl stumbles across his domain. She sees his fantasy world full of fantastical creations, and is enchanted by his youthful imagination and ingenuity. The unlikely pair share stories with each other, taking a journey through memories of the past, and indulging in wishes for the future.

Using the power of imagination, the two friends begin to discover the secret of the cave and how to return once more to a world almost forgotten.

Though this universe the two create is only half the picture. The rest of the picture must be painted by you!

A fairy tale without fairies!

About the piece

Kinderaugen is the latest production from ROTES VELO Kompanie and is designed for the whole family to enjoy. Age, as you will see, becomes insignificant as we dissolve the idea of what is young and old, until we find ourselves blinking innocently anew at the world, eyes full of anticipation and wonder.

A lost boy, now an old man, lives deep inside a cave surrounded by many objects. One day a young girl stumbles across his domain. She sees his fantasy world full of fantastical creations, and is enchanted by his youthful imagination and ingenuity. The unlikely pair share stories with each other, taking a journey through memories of the past, and indulging in wishes for the future.

Using the power of imagination, the two friends begin to discover the secret of the cave and how to return once more to a world almost forgotten.

Though this universe the two create is only half the picture. The rest of the picture must be painted by you! We want to invite you to allow the piece to live in your imagination as well, to take a moment to step back and breathe, to remember that we were all once the same, just a little smaller… more curious… and hungry.

To bring to the present what we were, and to see our world through “Kinderaugen”.

Information

ARTISTIC DIRECTION:
Exequiel Barreras, Jack Widdowson

PERFORMERS:
Hans Guggenheim,
Hella Immler /
Ari Qizmolli

MUSIC COMPOSITION:
Raoul Alain Nagel

STAGE DESIGN:
Emilio H. Díaz Abregú

PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT:
Jacques Erlanger, Liselotte Hunziger-Kraessig, Hella Immler

PRODUCTION: Kinderaugen / 2021

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Invited by the Dampfzentrale Bern for the trial & error format, a first version of the piece will be created and performed there in June.
Working Residence, Dampfzentrale Bern: 16 - 22 April and 7 - 9 June 2021

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In co-production with Theater am Gleis Winterthur, the final version of the family play will be created and premiered there in autumn.
Co-production Theater am Gleis:
30 August to 16 September 2021Co-production Theater am Gleis

Performances

10. Juni, 20:00 - Dampfzentrale Bern
18. Sep, 20:00 - Premiere, TaG Winterthur
19. Sep, 19:00 - TaG Winterthur
20. Sep, 10:00 - schoolperformance, TaG
21. Sep, 10:00 - schoolperformance, TaG
22. Sep, 15:00 - for families, TaG
3. Nov, 10:00 - schoolperformance, Tojo
3. Nov, 20:30 - Tojo Reitschule Bern
4. Nov, 10:00 - schoolperformance, Tojo
4. Nov, 18:00 - Tojo Reitschule Bern
13. Nov, 19:00 - Introduction to the piece, Moving Studio
14. Nov, 17:00 - TanzRaum, Herisau
16. Nov, 10:00 - schoolperformance, Grabenhalle St.Gallen

16. Nov, 20:00 - Grabenhalle St.Gallen
17. Nov, 10:00 - schoolperformance, Grabenhalle St.Gallen
17. Nov, 18:00 - Grabenhalle St.Gallen

Supported by

Koproduktion Theater am Gleis
Koproduktion Dampfzentrale
Kanton St. Gallen
Stadt St. Gallen
Gemeinde Wohlen
Gemeinde Herisau
Burgergemeinde Wohlen
Kinder- und Jugendkultur Stadt Bern
Migros Ostschweiz
Migros Aare
SIS Schweizer Interpreten Stiftung
Lienhard Stiftung
Arnold Billwiller Stiftung

Company members

  • ARIANA QIZMOLLI

    ARIANA QIZMOLLI

    Performer

    was born in Frauenfeld in 1998. In 2019 she completed her training as a contemporary and urban stage dancer and is now working as a freelance dancer and gaining her first experience. On the side she teaches toddlers and teenagers creative children's dance and hip-hop.
    PRODUCTIONS
    KINDERAUGEN
  • EMILIO H. DÍAZ ABREGÚ

    EMILIO H. DÍAZ ABREGÚ

    Artistic direction / Dramaturgy / Sett design / Light design / Performer

    EMILIO H. DÍAZ ABREGÚ began his career as an actor at the “National University of Cordoba” but soon he started working at the theatre lighting field. This allowed him to come in contact with theatre directors, such as Eugenio Barba, Rafael Spregelburd, Rubén Schuzchumacher, Diego Aramburo, and Diqui James. In 1996 he premiered “El Ultimo Pétalo” his “opera prima” as director and playwright. In 2005 his second work, “Estocolmo, La primavera de los llorones” won the Young Creators Fund award from the Culture Secretariat of Cordoba. He participated in more than 100 theatrical productions as director, playwright, performer, light, set designer and rigger. In 2010 he directed “Slaughter” by Sergio Blanco, which received wide recognition. At the end of 2010 the Culture Ministry of Spain awarded him a scholarship for advanced studies at the Centro de Tecnologías del espectáculo (Center of Show Technologies) where he participated of the Arena rigging training. In 2011 he was invited to collaborate with choreographer Exequiel Barreras in the dance piece “ShortCuts,” at the TheaterTanzSchule of St. Gallen, Switzerland, this started a series of collaboration projects with the Switzerland based choreographer resulting in the foundation of the “ROTES VELO Tanzkompanie“. In 2012 he collaborates with Exequiel Barreras and the “Rotes Velo Tanzcompanie” in the creation of the piece “Alberto, der Mann der geht” where he participated as a dramaturge and light designer. At the end of 2012 he manage to combine his passion for theater and his love for climbing and starts working for the Argentinian aerial theatre company “Fuerza Bruta“ joining both national and international Tours (National tour Argentina 2012, Look up tour Beijing China 2013, Look Up tour Seoul Korea 2013, 300 Tour Shanghai, Hangzhou, Beijing, Chongqing, Guangzhou China 2014. In 2015 he starts working with the UK company Wired Aerial joining both pre-existing shows and new productions. Within the structure of Wired he performs several roles: Counter Balancer, Head Rigger, Production Manager, touring worldwide. The collaboration with Wired open the doors for new exiting opportunities such us the reposition of Peter Pan at the Open Air theatre in Regens park London and his participation as Head rigger and Production Manager for the show As the World tipped. Currently he’s work is divided between developing his own projects with the “ROTES VELO Kompanie“ and his involvement with Wired Aerial Theatre in big scale productions such as the Operas CARMEN and RIGOLETTO produced by the Bregenzer Festspiele (AUSTRIA).
  • EXEQUIEL BARRERAS

    EXEQUIEL BARRERAS

    Artistic director / Choreographer / Performer

    was born in Cordoba/Argentina in 1984 and received his first dance and theatre lessons there. In 2001 the Julio Bocca and Chet Walker Foundation awarded him with a scholarship and one year later he became a member of the Ballet Contemporáneo del Teatro San Martín in Buenos Aires where he danced for 7 years. Since 2005 he has been working on his own pieces, which have been shown in Argentina, Germany, Switzerland, Poland and the USA. He works in Europe since 2009. After one season as a dancer at the Landestheater Coburg, he joined the Dance Company of the Theater St. Gallen, where he was engaged as a dancer, and temporarily as assistant to the company, from 2010 to 2014 under the direction of Marco Santi and from 2014 to 2017 under the direction of Beate Vollack. Since the season 2017/18 he is the choreographic assistant and rehearsal director of the Dance Company Konzert Theater Bern alongside Estefania Miranda. There he works with world-renowned choreographers such as Sharon Eyal, Jo Strømgren, Eduard Clug, Bryan Arias, Ihsan Rustem or Felix Landerer. In 2018 he choreographed the piece „My favourite song“ for the Dance Company. In 2011 he founded the ROTES VELO Kompanie with the need to bring artists from different fields together. He develops and explores innovative ways to blur the boundaries of dance, music and theatre. Since then the company has put on over 100 performances and creates one or two new productions every year. In 2016 the company was awarded by the city of St. Gallen "for the development and realisation of new, ambitious and high-quality projects". As artistic director and choreographer he collaborates and creates for productions in the independent scene and at theatres such as Theater St. Gallen, Theater Chur and Konzert Theater Bern.
  • HANS GUGGENHEIM

    HANS GUGGENHEIM

    Performer

    Born in 1938, he has always taken on roles as a clown since childhood. After various workshops, as a social worker with young people, an art degree still completed from 2010-2013, engaged in improvised theatre and dance and also as a "grandfather", he has performed in various productions of the 'Dritter Frühling' and ROTES VELO company.

    PRODUCTIONS
    KINDERAUGEN
  • HELLA IMMLER

    HELLA IMMLER

    Performer / Artistic director / Production manager

    Born in 1983 in Massat/France. She studied dance in Berlin and at the University of the Arts "ArtEZ" in Arnhem/Netherlands. In 2008 she became a company member at the Tanztheater Osnabrück/DE and from 2009 to 2014 at the Theater St. Gallen/CH. Amongst others she danced for the choreographers Anton Lachky, Jossi Berg & Oded Graf, Jozef Frucek & Linda Kapetanea. She teaches contemporary dance and leads the professional training in St.Gallen, Basel, Dornbirn and Cologne on a regular basis. She is also a teacher at the Conservatoire de Fribourg. Since 2009 she is leading courses in dance improvisation for people aged over 50. In 2011 she co-founded the ROTES VELO Kompanie and accomplished several productions as production manager and performer. She also produced the documentary "Tanz im Alter". From 2015 to 2017 she was responsible for the general management of the Tanzfest St.Gallen. She is as well a certified Yoga teacher. She works as a freelance dancer, project manager, dance and yoga teacher and as a hospital clown for the Theodora Foundation.
  • JACK WIDDOWSON

    JACK WIDDOWSON

    Performer

    was born in Bath in 1992 and completed his education in 2011 at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. From 2011 to 2013 he completed a Masters course at the London Contemporary Dance School parallel to his engagement with Bern Ballet. Afterwards he danced for one year at the Staatstheater Darmstadt and from 2014-2016 at the Theater St. Gallen. He now works as a freelance dancer throughout Europe. He enjoys working as a teachers assistant and rehearsal director when the opportunities arise and has just begun training to become a Pilates Instructor.
  • JACQUES ERLANGER

    JACQUES ERLANGER

    Production manager

    Born in 1965 in St.Gallen/Switzerland. He is a sociologist and merchant. He lives in St.Gallen and is engaged in various cultural projects. He has been head of Visarte.Ost (administration of the association of artists of Eastern Switzerland). He co-developed the Sitterwerk St.Gallen and co-initiated the hotel-restaurant Militärkantine St.Gallen (historical Hotel 2017) and had a formative influence on its organisation and design. Since 2016 he produced several theatre shows as a freelance cultural manager. He supervises exhibitions, compiles websites and organises the funding of cultural projects. He counsels creatives of all kind and helps to start off projects from the very beginning. https://www.jacques-erlanger.ch
  • RAOUL NAGEL

    RAOUL NAGEL

    Musical director / performer

    works as singer, producer and composer in Switzerland and Germany. His work is characterized by the use of his voice and the mixing of contemporary music with traditional musical styles. Raoul Nagel works for theatre, radio and television. He performs as a solo artist and together with Emma Skyllbäck forms the music group "The Moment Yes". He worked with ROTES VELO as musical director and performer. https://www.raoulnagel.com