the more you dance the more you get
the more you dance the more you get
the more you dance the more you get
the more you dance the more you get
the more you dance the more you get

The More You Dance the More You Get is a great work about a critical, often misunderstood, issue, acting as a metaphor for the imprisonment of women in its various global forms.” Richard Pettifer – theaterstuck.blogspot.de

The work is routed on the idea of the forced use of the body as a commodity for sale, with reference to the sexual exploitation of women. A faceless person on stage, who is forced to expose, sell and resell a body again and again. Performed with a highly physical movement language the work succeeds to combines intimacy and humour, movement and sound, risk and surprise.

 Performance Credits:

 Choreographer/Performer: Evie Demetriou

Advisor: Tabea Martin

Voice coach: Cathryn Robson

Styling: Kristia Michaelidou

Lighting Design: Alexander Jotovic

Music: Come and Play, Damian Lazarus

Photographs: Pavlos Vrionides, Michalis Papamichael

 Length: 20’’

Production: En drasi 2016

Sponsored by: the cultural services of the Ministry of Education and Culture

Supported by: Rialto Theatre and Dance House Lemesos

 

Performances:

18 March 2016 Cyprus Dance Platform, Rialto Theatre, Limassol Cyprus

25 May 2016, Festival of Alternative Theatrical Expression – FAKI, Zagreb Croatia

1 June 2016 Contemporary Dance Festival, Pallas Theatre, Nicosia Cyprus

8 Oct 2016 Open House Festival – Dance House Lemesos, Synergio, Limassol Cyprus

10 Oct 2016 Dimitria Festival,La Batoir,  Thesalloniki Greece

10 Nov 2016 Buffer Fringe Performing Arts Festival, Antonakis Music Hall, Nicosia Cyprus

25 May 2017 International Festival Presente Futuro, Teatro Libero Palermo, Italy

the more you dance the more you get

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