program

Fr 02.12.

20:00

Tümay Kılınçel

we ♥ 2 raqs

dance

Raqs is a classical dance from the Arabian world. In Germany, it is most commonly called belly dance or oriental dance, which carries a lot of clichés. Choreographer Tümay Kılınçel presents a new Raqs interpretation: The dancers on stage blast stereotypical notions apart and celebrate Raqs as a feminist practice of self-empowerment.


Sa 03.12.

20:00

Tümay Kılınçel

we ♥ 2 raqs

dance

Raqs is a classical dance from the Arabian world. In Germany, it is most commonly called belly dance or oriental dance, which carries a lot of clichés. Choreographer Tümay Kılınçel presents a new Raqs interpretation: The dancers on stage blast stereotypical notions apart and celebrate Raqs as a feminist practice of self-empowerment.


22:00

MR TC (live), Lo Kindre, Bufiman und AMSL

Substage

Clubnacht

Substage transforms the FFT foyer into a temporary club space! The event series offers a platform for contemporary electronic music and club culture. The kickoff will be provided by MR TC (live), DJ and musician from Glasgow who operates Phase Group Records, as well as Düsseldorf’s very own Jan Schulte AKA Bufiman.


Do 08.12.

19:30

Sailor Tune

schrödingers cats

as part of west off meets Freischwimmen
Sound-Performance

Cats are quite mundane. Cats are pop! The internet is stuffed with them. The Sailor Tune group devotes their narrative to the creatures that are so loved and so hated at the same time. Based on the sound of a purr, they take us on a journey that leads us from quantum physics to meme culture.


21:00

Mira Rosa Plikat & Collaborators

Nachttarif

as part of west off meets Freischwimmen
dance + Physical Theatre 

A nocturnal scene at a public space: Three people meet, eyeing each other warily at first, before getting closer. Three dancers push everyday situations into the absurd. They develop virtuosic, sweeping scenes right before our eyes, creating a fragile reality.


Fr 09.12.

11:00

FFT & Kompliz*innen (FFT & Accomplices)

KULTUR-FRÜHSTÜCK (Cultural Breakfast)

Talk

Willkommen beim Kultur-Frühstück im FFT Düsseldorf. Dieses kostenlose Angebot richtet sich an alle, die Lust haben, hinter die Kulissen des freien Theaters zu blicken und mit anderen darüber ins Gespräch zu kommen! Jeden 2. Freitag im Monat laden wir Sie in unserem Foyer zur Begegnung mit Künstler*innen und anderen Gästen, aktuellen Themen und neuen Stücken ein.


19:30

die apokalyptischen tänzer*innen 

The most consumable show on earth

as part of west off meets Freischwimmen
Theater + Performance

the apokalyptischen tänzer*innen create a theatre evening that perfectly matches the expectations and ideas of their audience. Therefore, all members of this audience are called upon to get involved and take a part in the decision-making process for the advancement of the show. Yet: Is the majority always right?


21:00

Sailor Tune

schrödingers cats

as part of west off meets Freischwimmen
Sound-Performance

Cats are quite mundane. Cats are pop! The internet is stuffed with them. The Sailor Tune group devotes their narrative to the creatures that are so loved and so hated at the same time. Based on the sound of a purr, they take us on a journey that leads us from quantum physics to meme culture.


Sa 10.12.

18:30

shocking true

Am Sonntag essen wir friedensmäßigen Streuselkuchen

as part of west off meets Freischwimmen
Live-Hörstück

Sie beide leben in krisengeschüttelten Zeiten: Steffis Oma nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg und Steffi in der Gegenwart. Auf Grundlage persönlicher Briefe ihrer Großmutter, hat die Künstlerin Steffi Günther ein Live-Hörstück entwickelt, in dem sie sich fragt, welchem Verhältnis sie zum 24-jährigen ich ihrer Oma und zu deren Lebensrealität steht?


20:00

äöü + Jung Sun Kim

once upon a time there was a future

as part of west off meets Freischwimmen
Performance

People always held a desire to prophesy the future. When the future then eventually becomes real, these notions about the future become documents of the past. In “once upon a time there was a future”, the äöü group and choreographer and performer Jung Sun Kim take their audience along for a voyage between the ages.


21:30

die apokalyptischen tänzer*innen 

The most consumable show on earth

as part of west off meets Freischwimmen
Theater + Performance

the apokalyptischen tänzer*innen create a theatre evening that perfectly matches the expectations and ideas of their audience. Therefore, all members of this audience are called upon to get involved and take a part in the decision-making process for the advancement of the show. Yet: Is the majority always right?


Di 13.12.

20:00

Katja Grawinkel-Claassen & Kathrin Tiedemann

FFT Reading Group

as part of Re_Generation
Book club

In the Reading Group at the FFT Foyer, we, along with you, would like to read books and texts and discuss current topics. The initial books on our list are about the intertwining of different species, about social justice and political activism. Everyone is invited to participate in one or more “Reading Group” dates – whether you are a bookworm or do not have too much time to read right now.


Fr 16.12.

18:30

Geert Lovink in dialogue with Annekathrin Kohout

Stuck on the platform

Reclaiming the internet
Book Launch

In his new book “Stuck on the platform. Reclaiming the internet” (2022), net critic Geert Lovink urges us to develop “our own versions of the techno-social”. In dialogue with media scholar Annekathrin Kohout, he will present the German translation of his book for the first time.


20:00

internil

BLACKOUT

Infotainment on war and games in cyberspace
Hybrid theatre

BLACKOUT is the threat of darkness: A sudden drop in energy levels, a loss of control. The internil group has conducted research on the way how war is waged with this threat. This performance will take place live in Berlin. The FFT audience will be invited to watch via livestream – and to intervene on stage happenings via a chat bot program.


Sa 17.12.

20:00

Livestream
internil

BLACKOUT

Infotainment on war and games in cyberspace
Hybrid theatre

BLACKOUT is the threat of darkness: A sudden drop in energy levels, a loss of control. The internil group has conducted research on the way how war is waged with this threat. This performance will take place live in Berlin. The FFT audience will be invited to watch via livestream – and to intervene on stage happenings via a chat bot program.


So 18.12.

20:00

Livestream
internil

BLACKOUT

Infotainment on war and games in cyberspace
Hybrid theatre

BLACKOUT is the threat of darkness: A sudden drop in energy levels, a loss of control. The internil group has conducted research on the way how war is waged with this threat. This performance will take place live in Berlin. The FFT audience will be invited to watch via livestream – and to intervene on stage happenings via a chat bot program.