A list of current projects.

Hörgang 21

A participatory art project. Young people from Berlin-Moabit take possession of their neighbourhood’s urban space with art, music and audio contributions.With the audiowalk, created by the pupils, we want to enable the young people to explore places in the neighbourhood, whether to show their beauty or their ugliness.Music and sound fragments give the participants the […]

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Dance on the Plateau

A roaring, humorous, poetic, connecting, joyful, furious celebration, staged with people from the Randeau Plateau in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.We will gather traditions history(s) and dreams and create visions for the future – we will celebrate ourselves and  our community. Artistic direction, choreography: Be van Vark Dance, choreography: Anja Schäplitz Costume, stage design: Bärbel Jahn ⠀ Project period: […]

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Process Fund

Dancers without Borders is excited to be part of the selected projects of this years process fund from Fonds SozioKultur! The focus of „Profil: Soziokultur“ funding is on independent non-profit organisations and institutions of participatory cultural work, to primarily sharpen and anchor their profile. Development processes at the organisational, program, personnel, communication or funding levels, […]

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Even in weight

Balance plays an important role in many aspects of our lives: physical, inner, social balance. Also in construction and composition. Together we investigate: What is balance, what is symmetry, equilibrium or disharmony? How does it feel when I get out of balance? Stumble? Can I draw the feeling, dance it, make it heard. What means […]

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Visible – Invisible

Every challenge, every obstacle also offers new possibilities.A participative dance project with pupils of the 3rd-4th grade of the elementary school Kastanienallee in Halle/ Saale in cooperation with the WUK Theater Quartier. Artistic direction: Anja Schäplitz, Kostis Spyrou Costume Design: Jule Bosch ⠀ Production Management: Franziska Massa, Anne Sommer Project period: May 2022 ⠀ Funded […]

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Only the moment counts

Only the moment counts is an intergenerational dance film project for people with and without dementia and seven professional dancers. With this project, we oppose ageism and together contribute to the creation of an inclusive, age-friendly, active, lively and open-minded society.⠀ ⠀ ⠀ Artistic direction, choreography, dance: Anja Schäplitz, Be van Vark Choreography, dance: Anna […]

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Since we spoke

Since we spoke / We made a promise / Since we spoke / We were silent / Since we spoke / We would be /Since we spoke / We did not speak /Since we spoke / Could we be / Since we spoke / We were / Since we spoke SINCE WE SPOKE is an […]

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Projection into the Void

Dancers without Borders developed performative formats for public spaces with young people from the video group of the secondary school “Am Baumschulenweg” in Genthin towards the end of the school year 2020/21. The aim was to enter into a conversation with the city and its inhabitants. Interviews with the audience and the performative actions themselves were […]

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I am ready

In this dance piece the children tell the story of their experiences with the realisation that it can be very advantageous for the body to react flexibly to powerful forces. A participative dance project with year 3-4 students of Kastanienallee primary school in Halle/ Saale in cooperation with the WUK Theater Quartier. Artistic Direction: Anja […]

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Moments – A City Dances

“The moment is that ambiguity in which time and eternity touch each other.”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Søren Kierkegaard “Moments” formed the conclusion of the trilogy “A City dance”. A contemporary dance piece that not only took Halle’s urban society along as spectators, but emerged from their midst. A city dances! People between the ages of 15 and 90, young and […]

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