Sebastian Matthias - XOXO_09 © Thies Rät
Sebastian Matthias - XOXO © Thies Rätzke

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Sebastian Matthias


How does it feel, if someone gets so close that I can feel their breath? Should I stay or should I leave? What does it mean to be close to someone? Uncertainty, excitement and doubt are sometimes counteracting the desire to explore other bodies.


Far away from sexualized images on the internet "XOXO" explores, what it means to desire another body and encourages to exchange feelings in a way freely chosen by each individual.


Three dancers and a musician explore with the viewers body spaces where people communicate with each other, find each other, and discover closeness, individual protected spaces and different forms of intimacy.

July 1st, 7 pm

July 2nd, 10 am and 7 pm




Concept & choreography: Sebastian Matthias

Co-choreography & performance: Rachell Bo Clark, Alexander Linton, Enis Turan, Maciek Sado

Music: Hang Linton

Text: Mila Pavicevic mit Rachell Bo Clark, Hang Linton, Sebastian Matthias, Maciek Sado, Enis Turan

Dramaturgy: Mila Pavicevic

Stage & costume design: Johanna Mårtensson

Mentoring: Moos van den Broek

Co-production with Riksteatern (Sweden). Cooperation with tanzhaus nrw.

A production by explore dance – network dance for young audience, a cooperation project of fabrik moves, Fokus Tanz | Tanz und Schule e.V. Munich and K3 | Tanzplan Hamburg. It is funded by TANZPAKT Stadt-Land-Bund with funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and Media, the Authority for Culture and Media of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, the Cultural Department of the City of Munich and the Bavarian State Association for Contemporary Dance with funds from the Bavarian State Ministry for Education and Culture, as well as the state capital Potsdam and the Ministry for Science, Research and Culture of the State of Brandenburg.

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