In Australia for the first time in 16 years

Pina Bausch. Australian premiere. Exclusive to Adelaide. You know what this means? Stop reading. Book tickets.

Bausch’s influence is universal; her work, unmistakable. In Nelken, a stage carpeted in a spectacular field of silk carnations is the stunning playground for twenty of the world’s best dancers performing Bausch’s unmistakable choreography of classical dance spliced with theatre, plenty of humour and trademark bold imagery. This is one of the mightiest companies to tick off your festival bucket list. If you have seen them before, you won't miss this; if you haven't, you simply cannot afford to miss it.

Presented by arrangement with Arts Projects Australia

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This is one of 14 shows you can only see in Adelaide in 2016.
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Presented by arrangement with Arts Projects Australia
Director and Choreographer Pina Bausch
Set Design Peter Pabst
Costume Design Marion Cito
Dramatic Advisor Raimund Hoghe
Collaboration Matthias Burkert, Hans Pop
Music Franz Schubert, George Gershwin, Franz Lehar
Artistic Director Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch Lutz Förster
Managing Director Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch Dirk Hesse

Photos: Oliver Look

David Sefton previews Nelken

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