2022 Movement Research ACROSS


Performance by Medhat Aldaabal

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 1.30 – 2 PM
Rathausvorplatz / Town Hall Square

“I was named by chance

and belonged to a family by chance,

and inherited its features, traits, and illnesses

I played no role in who I became

It was by chance that I became a male

I could have not existed.”

(“The Dice Player" by Mahmoud Darwish)

Medhad Aldaabal

Medhat Aldaabal studied at the Higher Institute of Drama and Art Department Dance in Syria, and performed with diverse dance groups in the Arab region. Since his move to Berlin in 2015, he continued his education by taking part in a variety of contemporary dance workshops and started teaching and creating his own work: “AMAL", "DONT KILL TWICE", "SLEEPING MEMORIES (work in process)", "HULM”.  With the musician Ali Hasan, he initiated "Dabke Community", a project collaborating with dance company Sasha Waltz & Guests and worked with several choreographers, amongst whom Nir de Volff, Christine Bonansea, Mirjam Gurtner and Hanna Hegenscheidt.

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