Jule Flierl


05.03. 22.15 - 23.15 h
06.03. 15.00 - 16.00 h
07.03. 15.00 - 16.00 h
08.03. 13.30 - 14.30 h


The Berlin-based choreographer and dancer Jule Flierl created “Störlaut”, a futuristic speculative re-interpretation of the sound dances coined by grotesque dancer Valeska Gert in the 1920s. Gert despised the way her contemporaries merely reproduced historical material. What has the use of voice changed in the representation and perception of dancers' bodies? How can their historical dances become a weapon on the battlefield of modern-day discourse? The current political climate is unsettling, similarly tense as it was during the interwar period. Fake news, propaganda and post-factual discourse give Gert's methods and approaches to the act of articulation a new kind of relevance. “Störlaut” incorporates sound dance and mobilizes it as a form of non-verbal and extralinguistic proclamation when other forms of speech fail. Squeaking, roaring, rattling, stuttering, clucking, panting, choking, whimpering and screaming are forms of expression that give way to another kind of discourse, one that speaks with emotional directness.

Concept, choreography, performance: Jule Flierl
Dramaturgy: Luise Meier
Stage design: Pauline Brun
Sound art: Sam Hertz
Costume: Lea Kieffer
Lighting design: David Eckelmann, Sandra Blatterer
Production management: Alexandra Wellensiek

Production: CharleroiDanses Brussels, Rencontres chorégraphiques internationales de Seine-Saint-Denis Paris, P-Bodies Festival Leipzig, Goethe-Institut Honululu, Nantes, AdK Archiv Berlin, Kunsthaus KuLe Berlin, CND Paris, Zagreb Dance Center, SOPHIENSÆLE
Support: Fonds Transfabrik – Deutsch-französischer Fonds für darstellende Künste, Berliner Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa (Wiederaufnahme)