Dance women investigation

Fr. 07.11.2014   18:30->Acker Stadt Palast, Mitte

Short Dance Workshop Before and Artist Talk After Experimental Woman #1: Poliana Lima

Brazilian dancer Poliana Lima explores femininity with this experiment #1. Before seeing the performance, you are invited to encounter her work up close and personal during a short, sensitive workshop imagined by Acker Stadt Palast Artistic Director Anete Colacioppo (free entrance!). And after the performance, you can meet her personally for a short talk moderated by German dancer Anna Axmann.

1 mujer: from Latin mulier, ëris2 Anete Colacioppo, Tanz- und Theaterkuratorin, Schauspielerin, M.A. Theaterpädagogin und Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaftlerin3 Anna Axmann, Tänzerin

Before the show begins, you are invited to take part in a short workshop developed specially for this show: you will spend 50 minutes getting to know the themes of the piece and its construction, working specifically, with the help of easy physical exercises, on models of the feminine ideal and the mechanism of shame. Participation is free! You must register in advance by sending an email to After the performance, Poliana Lima will participate in a discussion about her experiment with femininity, moderated by young German dancer Anna Axmann who will relate to the performance with her own experience. Questions are welcome!

NEW! You can now reserve tickets (12/8 E) including free admission to the post-performance discussion directly through Theaterscoutings! (up to 1 day before the performance). Just send an email with the subject "EXPERIMENTAL WOMAN" and the desired number of tickets to  anmeldung(at)
You are also certainly welcome to simply come by on the day of the performance, but we are unable to guarantee that tickets will be available.

6:30 pm - Workshop 
8:00 pm – Performance
after the show - Artist Talk 

Karten-Telefon: 030/ 44 10 00 9
Karten per E-Mail: karten(at)

wann: Fr. 07.11.2014   18:30

wo: Acker Stadt Palast
Ackerstr. 169/170, Mitte, 10115 Berlin (Auf Stadtplan zeigen.)

About the venue:

Acker Stadt Palast

Acker Stadt Palast is a place where established artists and newcomers meet to experience and reflect upon contemporary discourse. The venue, which opened in 2012 in Schokoladen in Mitte, focuses on offering new types of connections between contemporary dance and contemporary music. Acker Stadt Palast is also curious about various aesthetic forms of dance and theater. 

About the dance performance:

Experimental Woman #1: Poliana Lima

(from Latin mulier, ëris)
1. f. Person of feminine sex
2. f. woman reaching puberty or adulthood
3. f. woman bearing the attributes considered feminine, now that is a real woman!
4. f. woman bearing certain attributes. Woman of honor, with tenacity; worthy.
5. married woman, related to a husband.

About the dancer:

Poliana Lima

Poliana Lima is a Brazilian dancer and choreographer based in Madrid, SP. At the moment was invited to Performing Gender project, continues with the investigation of Experimental Woman #1 and presenting her piece with Ugne Divaityte, Flesh at the international level. 

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