Future Beats

  • Theater o.N. Tyskland (DE)

The earliest rhythm can be perceived as ritualized everyday occurrences: Calm and attention, satisfaction and protest, hunger and fulfillment. Our closest caregivers are the first ones to use speech melodies, rhythmic word games and noises, to constantly refine these rhythms, to amuse children with stimuli and build a relationship between children and their surroundings. Hence, time is made up of rhythms. It is divided by impulses, whether through a drumbeat, a spoken "Hello!" or a goodbye kiss.

A performance for the youngest aged 6 months to 2 years and their grown-ups.

From 6 months to 2 years

Motivation of the international jury:

Future Beats invites the absolutely youngest of audiences and their caregivers in to a soft and suggestive world of rhythm and resonance. In delicate interplay with their audience, Theater o.N. create a show in which music, movement and light form an exciting, secure web of action. Rhythms fluctuate, captivate and touch us in an easily flowing dialogue. Our senses are stirred and you are welcome to join in and play the handmade instruments when you feel like it.

Future Beats
Foto: David Beecroft
Future Beats
Foto: David Beecroft
Future Beats
Foto: David Beecroft

Time and place

10:00 - 10:45
11:30 - 12:15
10:00 - 10:45
11:30 - 12:15
13:00 - 13:45

Play time: Time and place will be published the 11th of March!

The director and composer Bernd Sikora, the dancer Nasheeka Nedsreal and the musician and performer Andreas Pichler aided by handmade instruments, create a rhythmic interplay that stirs the senses of touch, sight and hearing.

For many years, Theater o.N. in Prenzlauer Berg, Germany, has specialized in works of theater for very young audiences. In numerous productions for children two years and up, the Theatre’s ensemble has researched performing arts for the very young. Future Beats is the first original staging for babies to be self-produced by Theater o.N.

Group:

Theater o.N. Tyskland (DE)

Cast:

  • On stage: Nasheeka Nedsreal, Andreas Pichler, Bernd Sikora
  • Director & music: Bernd Sikora
  • Dramaturg: Vera Strobel
  • Costume design: Tatjana Kautsch
  • Lighting design: Kamil Rohde
  • Theatre pedagogue, consultant: Madeleine Fahl
  • Instrument co-creator & set design: Markus Bünjer
  • Producer: Kata Kovács, Olga Ramirez Oferil
  • Press: Nora Gores
  • With support from: Berlin Senate for Culture and Europe