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In Runners, circus performers Jonas Schiffauer and Alex Allison, together with musician Moises Más Garcia, explore the evolution of human gait and the ability to throw.

The trio investigates the importance of the body as an originally life-sustaining medium for the community in post-industrial society. The project involves both regional and international artists and will premiere in December 2021.

Duration of the performance: 60 minutes

Age recommendation: 5+

Venue: 8x10x5m, indoor & outdoor, covered stage

Performance: Jonas Schiffauer, Alex Allison, Moises Más García

Artistic Advice: Benjamin Richter, Darragh McLoughlin, Marie Lena Kaiser

Mentors: Ute Classen, Anna Katharina Andrees

Costumes Liora Epstein

Funding: Performing Arts Fund, with funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and Media, NRW State Office for Independent Performing Arts  with funds from the Ministry for Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Cultural Office of the City of Cologne

Support: Circus ON

Residencies: Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen, Tollhaus Karlsruhe – Atoll Festival, LA STRADA Festival Bremen, Katapult Berlin, Barnes Crossing Cologne, ZAIK Cologne, Latitude50 Marchin

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