Träume by Emanuel Gat Dance


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  TRÄUME EMANUEL GAT DANCE (2023) In a letter of June 1849 to Franz Liszt, one of his few influential allies at the time, Wagner wrote “I must make people afraid of me. Well, I have no money, but what I do have is an enormous desire to commit acts of artistic terrorism”. Wagner had […]

Chaillot / Parade

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  CHAILLOT / PARADE EMANUEL GAT DANCE (2022) Originally, seven shows of LOVETRAIN2020, a creation by Emanuel Gat, were planned at Chaillot – Théâtre national de la Danse from March 31 to April 8, 2021. Each of these was to be accompanied by a performance, before the show, entitled Défilé, imagined as a moving exhibition […]


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  ACT II & III OR THE UNEXPECTED RETURN OF HEAVEN AND EARTH EMANUEL GAT DANCE (2021) In January 2021, choreographer Emanuel Gat and his company found themselves in a dance studio in Metz; performances that had already been planned were cancelled due to COVID-19. Instead of despairing over the situation, Gat developed a crazy […]


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  LOVETRAIN2020 EMANUEL GAT DANCE (2020) After working with scores by Pierre Boulez, Rebecca Saunders and Gat himself for STORY WATER, his last production for Festival d’Avignon 2018, Emanuel Gat pursues his long time exploration of the meeting points between the choreographic and the musical, the visual and the auditory, and the potentials they hold […]
SRVD - Black on Black


BLACK ON BLACK SRVD (2020) Emerging from the dance floor of Berlin’s notorious Panorama Bar (by way of Paris is Burning) Matt Edwards and Patrick Mason are SRVD. The new single from SRVD, Black On Black, is a twisted, subterranean anthem for troubled times. Directed by Sergei Rostropovich (Red Axes, Elliot Sumner) and filmed by […]


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STORY WATER EMANUEL GAT DANCE & ENSEMBLE MODERN (2018) STORY WATER is an intermediary. It is warm water, it is bread. It is a garden. It is the story of dancing bodies, of music being played, of colour and line, and of the light that hides and shows it all. It is an intermediary put […]


THE 2ND EXCESSIVE RUDENESS SOMETHING MACHINE (2017-19) Observation, to observe, to be observed. Observation is one of the first tools we use to learn, and interact with our surroundings, and is more influential than we are sometimes aware of. Not only are we constantly monitored but we also actively participate in this observation game, for […]


WORKS EMANUEL GAT DANCE (2017) WORKS is a program celebrating dancers. Their uniqueness, virtuosity, engagement, fearlessness, sense of responsibility and humanity. A group of 10 dancers share the stage in a series of six short works, in various constallations, formats, musical environments and choreographic directions. The notion of a new redistribution of artistic responsibilities and […]


DUOS EMANUEL GAT DANCE (2017) DUOS, created originally for Montpellier Danse 2017, is a series of site specific duets performed by different couples in different locations. Very flexible in terms of locations, length, and the overall structuring of the event, DUOS is an experimentation with live choreography. DUOS is a collaboration with painter and visual artist […]


BODYDISMORPHIA MAISON MASON (2017) BODYDISMORPHIA is Patrick Mason’s third collection, presented to great critical acclaim at Berlin Alternative Fashion Week 2017 which was held at Berlin’s world famous and notorious Berghain. In contrast to the conventional fashion week the BAFW is a platform showcasting alternative concepts of upcoming international designers and fashion enthusiasts, connecting the intersection […]
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