With implementation of Nir de Volffs USE-ABUSE method the participants of the workshop try out in a performa-tive way, what it means to use the(ir) BODY AS A WEAPON – TOTAL BRUTAL. The workshop should provide a space to reflect individual experiences on the idea and the productions of the festival.
Open for everyone (beginner, intermediate, professional)!
Born and raised in Israel, Nir de Volff started dancing at the professional school Bat Dor in Tel Aviv which relate with the Royal Ballet Academy of London. De Volff danced in several companies in Tel Aviv, and created at the Suzanne Dellal center his first piece at the age of 23. He also performed as a guest in Pina Bausch's "Viktor" during her Israeli tour. 2003 he moved to Berlin. Since then he worked with his own company TOTAL BRUTAL or together with She She Pop or Falk Richter for example, performances (as well as workshops and teachings) at HAU/Sophiensaele/Dock11/Schaubühne (Berlin), Kampnagel (Hamburg) and all over the world.
Artistical direction: Nir de Volff