Mette Ingvartsen

The Dancing Public

17.–19.8., 21:00 | SOPHIENSÆLE

Duration 70 min

Language no problem 

Inspired by the historical phenomenon of dancing manias, Danish choreographer Mette Ingvartsen explores mass outbreaks of dancing. In an intense mixture of ecstatic outbursts and relentless beats, her latest solo, “The Dancing Public”, is a dance party, a spoken word concert and an expression of physical madness to the point of exhaustion. In the aftermath of a pandemic, this shape-shifting piece asks: What is this extreme need for movement that we feel in our bodies today? Are we ready to taste life to the full again?


By & with Mette Ingvartsen

Lighting design Minna Tiikkainen

Stage Mette Ingvartsen, Minna Tiikkainen

Musical arrangement Mette Ingvartsen, Anne van de Star

Costume design Jennifer Defays

Music Affkt feat. Sutja Gutierrez, Scanner, Radio Boy, LCC, VII Circle, Kangding Ray, Paula Temple, Ron Morelli, Valanx, Anne van de Star

Dramaturgy Bojana Cvejić

Technical direction Hans Meijer

Sound engineering Anne van de Star

Company management Ruth Collier

Production management & Administration Joey Ng

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  • Credits

    Production: Great Investment vzw. Supported by: Fondation d’entreprise Hermès within the framework of the New Settings Program, Bikubenfonden, Kunstencentrum Buda. Co-production: PACT Zollverein, Kaaitheater, Festival d’Automne, Tanzquartier, SPRING Performing Arts Festival, Kunstencentrum Vooruit, Les Hivernalles, Charleroi danse centre chorégraphique de Wallonie – Bruxelles, NEXT festival, Dansens Hus Oslo. Funded by: The Flemish Authorities, The Danish Arts Council & The Flemish Community Commission (VGC).


    In cooperation with SOPHIENSÆLE.

Price: 25 €
Discount: 15 €
Ticket information

Past dates

Wed 17.8.

from 21:00 to 22:10 Sophiensæle

Thu 18.8.

from 21:00 to 22:10 Sophiensæle

Fri 19.8.

from 21:00 to 22:10 Sophiensæle


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