COPENHAGEN – STRUCK BY THE CITY

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Photo: Ida Marie Elllekilde

COPENHAGEN - STRUCK BY THE CITY  was a continuation of the performance ZOOM created by E.K.K.O in 2004. 

Five dancers moved through streets, people, dreams and reality – together with the audience. COPENHAGEN - STRUCK BY THE CITY embraced the anatomy of city, the feel and the pulse. Copenhagen was transformed and mirrored in a danced installation.

The performance premiered in 2007 in an old slaughter house called Building 55, in the meat packing district in Copenhagen.

Concept and choreography: The choreography collective E.K.K.O 

Dancers: Amia Miang, Jannik Elkær, Nielsen, Ellesiv Vestreim Selseng, Camilla Skovgaard, Esther Wrobel

Music: Mark Solborg
Bratsch: Henriette Groth
Set design: Ida Marie Ellekilde
Costume design: Lisbeth Burian
Costume assistant: Camilla Signe Lind
Sound design: Jes Theede
Light design: Antonio Rodrigues
Text: Ida Marie Hede Bertelsen
Voiceover: Signe Skov
Production manager: Anders Sylvest
Construction work: Frede Leo Hansen
Technicians: Stine Schmidt Madsen, Eva Ulvan Handberg, Kristoffer Lyngbye
Graphic design: Mads Jonassen
PR: Have PR og kommunikation
Press photographers: Natascha Rydvald, Palle Steen Christensen
Administration: Projektcentret i Dansens Hus

Extra:
There were extra arrangements every day connected to the theme - The city. We invited different guest artists every night, and there were spoken word, music, visual arts, film etc after the performance.

Guest artists:
Anders Banke (DK), Jonas Müller (DK), Peter Bruun (DK), Camilla Bachiry (DK), Lady Gaby (D), Anders Banke (DK) og Momo Subotic (World citizen) Susan Hawkins (AUS), Olivia Pisani (AUS), Lady Gaby (D), Stefan Klaverdal (SE), Daniel Hjorth (SE), Jørgen Teller (DK), Christian Rønn (DK), Anders Sylvest (DK), Kasper Rasmussen (DK), Signe Skov (DK), Carsten Bjørnlund (DK), Samuel Beauregard Forsythe (D), Daniel Cerny (CZ), Marie Schulz (SE), Martin Dahl (DK), Mikkel Gemzø (DK)

COPENHAGEN - STRUCK BY THE CITY was supported by the Danish Arts Council, Københavns Kommune, Danmarks Nationalbanks Jubilæumsfond, Nordea Danmark-fonden and Koda.