Up-coming classes and workshops:
14-17.07.2022 The Direct Route, B12 Festival, Berlin
03.07.2022 Masterclass at Stretch Festival, Berlin
27-28.06.2022 Masterclasses, Flux Summer Intensive, Berlin
25-26.06.2022 The Direct Route, Spazio Fattoria, Milan
25-29.04.2022 The Direct Route, Dance Intensive, TanzFabrik, Berlin
21-25.03.2022 The Direct Route, Dance Intensive, TanzFabrik, Berlin
21-25.02.2022 Artistic research workshop for The Bacchae, Theater 104, Athens
Interview on D.A.R.E magazine
Published on Friday, April 10th, 2020.
In January 2020, we will present a new performance-installation in the underground art gallery of E-Werk in Freiburg, Germany. LoveArchive is looking into how people love in today’s culture, and the diverse ways love can be expressed in our times.
Premiere: Sunday, January 26th, 2020 at 17.30 & 19.30 in Galerie 2, E-Werk.
Further shows: 27.01.-02.02, 2020 at 17.30 & 19.30
Workshop in Buenos Aires
We are happy to announce that on Saturday, December 7th and Sunday, December 8th, 2019 we will teach a weekend workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The workshop will take place in EspacioEK dance studio between 17:00-21:00 on both days.
We offer an inclusive space welcoming mixable artists, dancers, actors, musicians, and people with and without experience in performing arts. We open the door to those who wish to deepen the connection to their body and creative mind. The workshop is accessible to the Deaf community by simultaneous Sign-Language interpretation.
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Feature on Friends of Friends magazine
Published on September 26th, 2019.
On Friday, July 5th, 2019, we will premiere our contemporary site-specific dance ritual ZONE in the frame of UY ZONƎ 005. The work is a collaboration with the Berlin-based fashion label UY Studio, Musician Dasha Rush, vocal artist Emre Zaim Demirtas and performance artist Valentin Tszin. The piece will be presented at Halle Am Berghain in Berlin, Germany.
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Science of Signs I: Lights & Vessels on tour
After successful shows at Trauma bar & Kino in Berlin, we are excited to present our mystic-scientific dance-lecture-performance Science of Signs I: Lights & Vessels in the frame of Sommerblut Festival in Cologne, Germany, translated and transcribed to German for the first time.
The performance will take place at TanzFaktur on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at 20:00.
Following the show, there will be a public talk moderated by Melanie Suchy with simultaneous Sign-Language interpretation.
Last shows of A Midsummer Night’s Dream
We cordially invite you to the last three shows of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Michaela Casper, choreographed by The progressive wave and performed by Possible World Ensemble. The shows will take place on April 18-19-20, 2019, at 8 pm at Ballhaus Ost, Berlin.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Tour!
On Sunday, September 30th, 2018 at 6 pm, we will present our queer version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, a collaborative work with Possible World Ensemble and director Michaela casper. The performance will take place at the Grillo-Theater in Essen, Germany.
Following the performance, there will be a public talk with the director, choreographers and actors.
Science of Signs I: Lights & Vessels
We are happy to invite you to the upcoming performances of Lights & Vessels in Berlin!
The performances will take place on June 21st, 22nd & 23rd 2018 at the brand new interdisciplinary space for dance, cinematography and fashion Trauma Bar und Kino.
Prior to the performances, there will be a live installation in the space based on materials from Science of Signs II: Oráculo by The progressive wave, performed by Jessica Comis & Ruby Wilson, rope objects by Ori Efrat and video by Marc Jungreithmeier.
Science of Signs Methodology workshop in Berlin!
After a great workshop at eigenARTig festival in Schwankhalle Bremen, we are happy to open another Science of Signs Methodology Workshop in Berlin: Thursday, June 14th to Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at Trauma Bar und Kino (Heidestraße 50, 10557 Berlin) from 11:00 to 16:00.
In the workshop, we will share our artistic practice which is devoted to a physical exploration that is in constant correspondence with philosophical and spiritual teachings. Individually and as a group, we will investigate the borders between knowing and not knowing, states of awareness, abstraction and intention, stillness and physical activity to expand the way we perceive our body-minds. We will allow ourselves to gradually return to our natural, organic state of sensitive openness. As a result, we learn to feel and move our bodies in a way that is consistent with our new understandings and embody those understandings in our practice through improvisation and mental/physical exercises
Science of Signs Methodology Workshop lead by Gal Naor & Matan Zamir is an inclusive space welcoming mixable artists, dancers, actors, musicians and people with and without experience in performing arts. We open the door to those who wish to deepen the connection to their body and creative mind. The workshop can be accessible to the Deaf by simultaneous Sign-Language interpretation.
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Oráculo on tour
After successful premiere shows in the frame of ID festival in Berlin, we are happy to present Science of Signs II: Oráculo at eigenARTig Festival in Bremen.
The performance will take place on On April 13th, 2018 at 20:00 in Schwankhalle, Bremen, Germany.
Following the show, there will be a public talk moderated by cultural researcher and journalist, Henning Bley.
Workshop in Bermen
On April 14th, 2018, Matan Zamir and Gal Naor will teach a workshop in the frame of eigenARTig festival in Bremen.
Science of Signs Methodology Workshop is welcoming mixable artists, dancers, actors, musicians and people with and without experience in performing arts. The workshop can be accessible to the Deaf by simultaneous Sign-Language interpretation.
Premiere: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
We cordially invite you to the premiere shows of A Midsummer Night’s Dream Written by William Shakespeare, directed by Michaela Casper, choreography by The progressive wave and played by Possible World Ensemble.
Premiere: Science of Signs II: Oráculo
After presenting Science of Signs I: Lights & Vessels in 2016/17 in Berlin, we are pleased to announce the premiere of The progressive wave’s new work:
Science of Signs II: Oráculo, presented in the frame of ID festival, Berlin.
World premiere: January 26th, 2018 at 20:00
Additional shows: January 27th & 28th, 2018 at 20:00
Ballhaus Ost, Pappelallee 15, Berlin, Germany.
Translating sacred scriptures into contemporary stage directions, The progressive wave continue with the development of their innovative performative language and forming unique dramaturgical modules to examine overlaps between ancient teachings.
Making use of written and signed languages, this performative hybrid is a journey into the mysterious, traveling between the now, the ancient and the futuristic.
Oráculo is the second chapter in The progressive wave’s performance trilogy Science of Signs. This theatric triptych is exploring the relations between science, performance and philosophy.
Photo by Ruthe Zuntz
Internship for The progressive wave’s new production in Berlin
For our new production Oráculo, which will premiere in Berlin at the end of January during ID festival at Ballhaus Ost, we are looking for a praktikant (intern) which will assist us during the rehearsals and shows.
The required periods are October 2017, December 2017 and January 2018.
We are looking for a multi-tasker, Self confident and enthusiastic person which is eager to learn and work with an experienced collaborative team in a professional fast-paced theater environment. Strong work ethics and strong communication skills in English and in German and are essential.
If you find yourself suitable for the job, please write us an introduction email with your updated CV, photo and a motivation letter to: info[at]theprogressivewave.com
Please feel free to forward this info to anyone who might be interested…
Thanks and we look forward to hearing from you,
The progressive wave team
Workshop: The Transparent Body
The progressive wave is happy to host TransformOtion (Ron Amit, Michael Garber) in Berlin to co-lead a four-day workshop exploring the notion of spiritual embodiment and the development of the multi-sensorial human body in a performative context.
The workshop will take place at Radialsystem V, studio A in Berlin between July 17th to July 20th, 2017 from 11:00 to 17:00.
We are welcoming mixed groups of people, with or without experience in performing arts. The workshop is accessible to the Deaf by simultaneous Sign-Language interpretation.
This workshop is part of the creative research for The progressive wave’s upcoming performance project Science of Signs II: Oráculo.
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Premiere: Science of Signs I: Lights & Vessels
We are happy to announce the official premiere of Lights & Vessels – A dance lecture performance by the progressive wave.
The shows will take place on August 11th, 12th and 13th 2017, 21:00 at Radialsystem V – Holzmarktstr. 33, 10243 Berlin.
Tickets reservation: 030 288 788 588 or by Reservix.