Tanztheatre Wuppertal Pina Bausch: Wiesenland (2000, Budapest))
Wiesenland was created in 2000 following Tanztheater Wuppertal Company spending 17 days in Hungary. Wiesenland takes inspiration from Hungary’s folklore, churches, museums, the suburbs of Budapest and the horizons of Transylvania.
The month-long season of international co-productions performed by Tanztheater Wuppertal at Sadler’s Wells and the Barbican in summer 2012 marks a fitting celebration of the Olympic and Paralympic year’s global focus.
Seven of the 10 works are UK Premieres. For Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch: World Cities 2012 Sadler’s Wells has, in association with Cultural Industry and the Barbican, with thanks to Wuppertal, North Rhine Westphalia and Arts Council England, commissioned the first ever continuous season of productions by the late Pina Bausch and her company.
Running from 6 June to 9 July 2012, the season features 10 international co-productions exploring 10 global locations; India, Brazil, Palermo, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Budapest, Istanbul, Santiago de Chile, Rome and Japan. UK Premiere. A co-production with the Goethe Institute Budapest and Theatre de la Ville, Paris.