Christine Gaigg / 2nd nature
Maybe the way you made love twenty years ago is the answer?

Performance, Dance / Ballet / Premiere


Talk nach der Vorstellung am Mo 06/10
Ab 16 Jahren
In deutscher Sprache mit englischen Übertiteln

Dom im Berg

Production specifics

Auftragswerk steirischer herbst

Produktion 2nd nature

Koproduktion steirischer herbst & Tanzquartier Wien

Gefördert durch das Kulturamt der Stadt Wien

Once upon a time, when desiring still helped ... desire was once a compliment, yet today we tend to interpret it as a threat. In “Maybe the way you made love twenty years ago is the answer?” Christine Gaigg asks how we should deal with the paradoxes of the current status of sexuality in society. In the age of the sexual revolution, the call was for freedom, political freedom, free sexuality, self-realisation and self-determination were all part of the same package. Today, on the other hand, hysterical debates and detailed regimentations define our relationship with love. Instead of freedom of expression there reigns a sterility guided by taboo. What’s stopping us from feeling desire? What’s making us limit ourselves? Passionate sex has fallen into disrepute, while the interest groups of fear and power are in operation.

Lascivious eroticism which is more or less visibly vanishing from everyday interaction finds a refuge in the interaction of the theatre space in “Maybe the way you made love twenty years ago is the answer?”. In the form of a staged essay, different moments – from the stimulating through to the unsettling, from the banal to the bizarre – are combined with unpredictable and sexually charged behaviour. The effect of erotic play, light, sound and text on the audience is immediate, near and direct: in real time and without the usual media filters.

Konzept / Idee: Christine Gaigg
Choreografie: Christine Gaigg
Autorin / Autor, Text: Christine Gaigg
Bühnenbild, Ausstattung, Raumgestaltung: Philipp Harnoncourt
Lichtregie: Philipp Harnoncourt
Kostüme: Dorothea Nicolai
Musik: Florian Bogner
Tondesign / Sound: Florian Bogner
Mitwirkende / Mitwirkender: Christine Gaigg
Mitwirkende / Mitwirkender: Anna Prokopová
Mitwirkende / Mitwirkender: Eva-Maria Schaller
Mitwirkende / Mitwirkender: Petr Ochvat