Mary Wigman

Mary Wigman (1886-1973) signed near on one hundred solos in the course of her life, of which only five were filmed. This is the case of her Hexentanz (Witch Dance), the first two minutes of which were recorded in 1930 and contribute still today to guaranteeing the reputation acquired by this work very early on. The North American dancer and researcher, Mary Ann Santos Newhall, has devoted lengthy research to this Tanz Drama (Danced Drama). Thanks to a thorough examination of the available archives, today she delivers the first in extenso revival of this choreography for which she has chosen Latifa Laâbissi as interpeter. Latifa Laâbissi’s work, mixing genres, reflecting and redefining formats, introduces a multiple off-stage dimension: an anthropological landscape where stories, figures and voices intersect.