The Other/Meeting Close

Performed: Sweden August 2006: Museum of World Culture Gothenburg Egypt February 2007: The Festival Creative Forum for Independent Theatre Groups at Biblioteka Alexandrina, The Jesuit centre Al-Miniya, Rawabet Theatre Kairo

Three Swedish dancers, three Egyptian actors, a Swiss composer: Choreographic lab and cultural exchange three weeks in august 2006 and three weeks in January 2007. Exploring the issue of “the other” and the relation to the performance space. Choreography and directing was shared by the group, creating a collage performance.

Production: Crowd Company in collaboration with TUT Theatre Kairo, Creative Forum Alexandria and Dansbyrån

Produced with support from: The Swedish Arts Council, Västra Götalandsregionen Sweden, Open, The Swedish Institute, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, Dramatiska Institutet/SIDA.

Cast & Crew
Cast & Crew
Johan Thelander, Gilda Stillbäck, Marika Hedemyr, Khaled Raafa, Solafa Abd Elghafar, Bassem Adly, Thomas Jeker
Audio: the other (exerpts)

three wimen short // 05.38 // 13.5mb

bassem's suitcase // 04.30 // 10.8mb

bassemarika // 05.37 // 13.5mb

No.2 // 02.12 // 5.3mb

The Other/Meeting Close