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Choreographer Anne Juren and director Annie Dorsen collaborate on Magical, a solo dance piece performed by Juren, which uses the canon of feminist performance art and the rituals of a magic show to play with illusion, trickery and transformation. The simultaneity of magic, choreography and performance leads to surprising turns: all deploy the power of metamorphosis, of the body, of the magic object, of the audience’s vision. These transformations affect the spectators and arouse in them the desire to see through the events on the stage. In the process they themselves become the object of a manipulation. Juren devotes herself to the efficacy and secrets of the female body, in an enchantingly spectacular way.

Realisation: Annie Dorsen, Anne Juren
Performance: Anne Juren
Magician: Steve Cuiffo
Music: Christophe Demarthe
Stage: Roland Rauschmeier
Stage Assistant: Sebastian Bauer
Light Design: Bruno Pocheron with Ruth Waldeyer
Costume: Miriam Draxl
Assistant: Ruth Ranacher
Production: Wiener Tanz- und Kunstbewegung
Co-production: ImPulsTanz
Supported by: the cultural department of the city of Vienna and the bmukk

Premiere: ImPulsTanz Festival, Vienna, 2010

Further locations (among others):
Black Box Teater, Oslo, 2012
Festival Novog Cirkusa, Zagreb, 2012
8th Annual COIL Festival, copresented by New York Live Arts and Performance Space 122, New York City, 2012