Produktionsfoto von Nora Chipaumire mit Krone und Baseballschläger aus ihrem dreiteiligen Abend

nora chipaumire


Recommended for age 16 and older

Duration 180 Min with intermission

Sprache: English 

nora chipaumire’s “#PUNK 100% POP *N!GGA” is a three-part live-performance album drawn from her formative years in the Zimbabwe of the 1970s, 80s and 90s. As always, her stunning choreography examines the representation and experience of status and power. Her new triptych is inspired by three iconic artists: Patti Smith and the resistive spirit of punk; Grace Jones and the idea of a pop culture accessible to all; and from the Congolese musician Rit Nzele she borrows the language of the rumba, so as to ask what constitutes Black African identity.

  • Cast

    Concept & Choreography

    nora chipaumire


    nora chipaumire, Shamar Watt, David Gagliardi, Atiyyah Khan, Philip White

    Sound, Light, Costume Concept

    nora chipaumire

    Sound Research, Construction, Assemblage

    nora chipaumire, Shamar Watt

    Sound Design

    Philip White

    Technical Direction

    Sean Seago

    Set Design

    Ari Marcopoulos, Kara Walker, Matt Jackson Studio

    Guitar (#PUNK & *N!GGA)

    David Gagliardi

    Vinyl DJ (100% POP)

    Atiyyah Khan

    Digital DJ (100% POP)

    Shamar Watt

    Booking Management

    Thomas O. Kriegsmann, ArKtype

    Company Management

    Leonie Wichmann

    Assistance Studio & Production

    Pia Murray

  • Credits

    Coproduction: The Kitchen, Crossing the Line Festival, Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University. Funded by: Fondation d’entreprise Hermès in the frame of New Settings Program. Supported by: Guggenheim Foundation, Institute for Creative Arts at the University of Cape Town, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, American Dance Abroad. Residencies: Lincoln Center Atrium Series, Gibney’s Dance in Program supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in partnership with JACK, Stephen Petronio Residency Center, Bates Dance Festival, University of Richmond Theater and Dance Department, Operaestate Festival Bassano del Grappa, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Miami Light Project, Sarah Lawrence College.

    With the support of the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation.

    In cooperation with SOPHIENSÆLE.

Price: 25 €
Discount: 18 €
Ticket information

No seating

Dates of production

Wed 21.8.

from 19:00 to 22:00SOPHIENSÆLE


Thu 22.8.

from 19:00 to 22:00SOPHIENSÆLE


Fri 23.8.

from 19:00 to 22:00SOPHIENSÆLE



Sophienstr. 18, 10178 Berlin

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