Vancouver

PuSh Festival: Idealverein

  • January 22, 2020 - January 24, 2020
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Wednesday, January 22nd - Friday, January 24th 2020
  • Location: Western Front
  • Address:
  • 303 East 8th Ave
  • Vancouver, BC

Six dancers, some very distinctive costumes and a set of unspoken rules; those are the basic elements of this performance, but listing them doesn’t begin to do justice to its humour, sophistication and originality. Idealverein is a game of sorts; it’s played in teams of three, and it involves a mixture of improv and strict rules. There are moments of grace, moments of awkwardness, moments that may elicit a guffaw…

And then there are the costumes, which dominate the stage and dictate much of the action: metal hardware, sausages, boiled eggs, lipstick, fake hair and much more have gone into their making, and they’re clearly the work of an original talent. The players wear large tan aprons and individually tailored footwear that serve to define their movements; these “costume-objects,” as their creator calls them, speak to the show’s fetishistic ritualism—and to its impish sense of fun.

Wednesday, January 22nd - Friday, January 24th 2020

Western Front, Vancouver BC

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PuSh Festival: Idealverein
303 East 8th Ave