A space for all our tomorrows looks at utopia through the lens of disability.
Inspired by the historical artist community Monte Verita, A space for all our tomorrows holds a collection of voices & perspectives on utopia, generated through conversations with disabled and non-disabled artists, workshop participants and students across Switzerland and internationally over the course of two years.
In A space for all our tomorrows, four performers channel the search for this intangible, imaginary, subjective place. Through movement that swings between intimacy, tenderness, and wildness, they embody the infinite human search for something better, a way towards our dreams, even if our dreams are impossible. Even if utopia is intangible, maybe the searching does something for us - when we move, we begin to move something. Four performers finding ways to keep going. Four bodies resisting, persevering, refusing to give up.
A space for all our tomorrows is a celebration of how powerful, creative, and resilient disabled people are, the beauty and wisdom their perspectives can hold, and how much they have to contribute to the world.
A performance which is powerful, intense and disorderly all at the same time but also inviting, aiming to create a space to imagine our utopias, leaving people with their own perspective and, above all, the feeling that change is possible.
Commissioned for Lugano Dance Project 2022
Premiere & tour in Migros Culture Percentage Dance Festival Steps, 2022:
April 29th - Delémont, Théâtre du Jura
May 2nd - Geneva, Ecolint Centre des Arts
May 6th - Luzern, Südpol Luzern
May 19th - Solothurn, Stadttheater Solothurn
May 13th & 14th - Zurich, Gessnerallee Zürich
May 16th - St.Gallen, Theater St. Gallen Lokremise
May 18th & 19th - La Chaux-de-Fonds, Temple Allemand ABC - ADN
And at Lugano Dance Project:
May 28th - Lugano, Teatro Foce
Further dates 2022/23:
October 8th - Festival Aperto, Teatro Cavallerrizza, Reggio Emilia, Italy
November 26th - Winterthur, Switzerland
May 2023 - Poschiavo, Switzerland
A space for all our tomorrows
Choreography - Annie Hanauer
Commissioned for Lugano Dance Project, first edition 2022
Dancers - Annie Hanauer, Laila White, Giuseppe Comuniello
Live music - Deborah Lennie
Music Composition - Deborah Lennie, Patrice Grente
Dramaturg - Silja Grüner
Choreographic Assistant - Susanna Recchia
Costumes - Valentina Golfieri
Lighting Design - Marzio Picchetti
Audio Description - Camilla Guarino
Lighting Technician - Nicolò Baggio
Audio & Video Technician - Pietro Maspero
Production Coordinator - Emanuel Rosenberg
Production - Massimo Monaci, Maurizio Corradini, Susanna Plata, Polina Tallone, Alice Cinzi, Maria Cristina Bartolone