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  • choreography: Paweł Sakowicz
    dramaturgical collaboration: Jan Horák
    scene: Valentýna Janů
    costumes: Paweł Sakowicz
    music: Agnė Matulevičiūtė
    lighting design: Václav Hruška

    cast: Lukáš Adam, Sára Arnstein, Jan Bárta, Adéla Gajdošová, Karolína Růžičková, Natálie Řehořová

    It all starts when a group of six people meet in an undefined space and simultaneously say the same phrase: Luckily, we are going in the same direction. From that moment on, they start walking towards the back, looking at the ever-changing landscape, like a multiplied figure from a romantic painting. Over countless nights and days, they merge with the space and become the paysage themselves.

    Fatamorgana – choreographed by Paweł Sakowicz – is a dance piece focusing on covering and uncovering the (romantic) landscape. The intricate light, space and sound design explore the concept of night as a mystery that makes ordinary things, sounds and bodies seem different and eerie. The group of wanderers move cautiously: sometimes in extreme slow motion, other times trembling with the excitement of the unknown.


    Thanks to Hellerau – Europäisches Zentrum der Künste Dresden

    Supported by:


    “Co-financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage”

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