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Aura - Moreno Perna

In Puglia, the land from his grandmother, magic is still alive. Moreno goes back to a spiritual perception of the universe beyond the rational: the body is seen as a vessel of the aura, and movement as the language of the spirit.


WHEN: 5 (Première), 6, 7, 15 Sept
WHERE: Fringe/de Brakke Grond
 


A Shamanistic-Techno Ritual of Dance

In Puglia, the land from his grandmother, magic is still alive. Moreno goes back to a spiritual perception of the universe beyond the rational: the body is seen as a vessel of the aura, and movement as the language of the spirit. In AURA, the ecstatic dance creates a charged atmosphere. Moreno Perna and Evgenia Rubanova perform a Shamanistic-Techno Ritual that stimulates the audience to open their senses and enable catharsis. The auras of the dancers and of the audience connect. A feeling of magic, of communion arises.

For AURA, Moreno Perna collaborates with Amsterdam based Techno music label Immaterial.Archives (CYB and Elisa Batti) and with dancer Evgenia Rubanova, to create a powerful dance duet.
 

AURA: A Space for the audience

In AURA, the audience have the freedom to chose where to be and how to live the ritual experience.
 

The rose represents the space where only the performers can be.

As audience, you have the freedom to chose where to watch from:

• Inner Line: sitting on pillows on the floor (Yellow)
• Outer Lines: sitting on the chairs positioned on two outer lines (Green)
• Free Space: standing behind the chairs, joining the dance when needed and felt (Purple)
[It is possible to stand and go to the Free Space to join the dance, only if you sit in one of the outer chairs. If you sit on pillows, this is not possible.]

How you will experience the ritual depends by the choice you will make. You can create your own theatre experience.

AURA is not only a performance, but it’s a research on a Movement Practice called Auratic Practice to be shared through workshops for amateurs and dance lovers.
https://www.morenoperna.com/auraticpracticeDit project is (mede) mogelijk gemaakt door het AFK (Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst) www.afk.nl en Olland Buisman Stichting www.ollandbuismanstichting.nl
 

Choreography Moreno Perna Dance Evgenia Rubanova Music Elisa Batti & CYB (Immaterial.Archives) Costumes Clifford Portier Dramaturgy Edith Cassiers Technic Calysto Technics and Design Production assistent Carlijn Koppelmans With the support of ICK Amsterdam, Dansmakers Amsterdam en United Cowboys (Eindhoven)
 

Moreno Perna (1989, IT) is an Italian performer based in Amsterdam. He graduated in dance from the Amsterdam University of the Arts and started as a performer for Troubleyn/Jan Fabre in 2014. He plays in Mount Olympus - to Glorify the Cult of Tragedy and De macht der theaterlijke madheden. He also works as a nightclub performer under the name Vortex. In his work he focuses on the research of identity as a cultural construction, in order to overcome the means of movement and spiritual research with his Auratic Practice. Previous productions include the solo performances LDRC, and XYX, also presented at the Amsterdam Fringe Festival in 2018.
 
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