Visiting the Happy Island

At its 29th edition Tanz im August 2017 dedicated a retrospective to Spanish choreographer and artist La Ribot. With her latest work "Happy Island" La Ribot returns to the festival in 2019 . For this piece she collaborated with the Portuguese group Dançando com a Diferença from the island Madeira.

In this video interview La Ribot shares her experiences of working with the differently abled performers from this ensemble from the happy island.

La Ribot with Dançando com a Diferença

Happy Island

29.–31.8. | HAU2
German Premiere

Interview: La Casa Encendida – | Edit & Transcription for Tanz im August: Alexander Krupp | English Translation: Michael Turnbull
We would like to thank La Casa Encendida and the team of La Ribot for the possibility to use this video.