Performances and Projects Agenda – For teaching see Classes and Workshops

-14 January till 16 February : residency at Theatre Arts Admin Collective, Cape Town, South Africa

Creation of project Music Dance 021 i.c.m dancer Thalia Laric.

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and performances archive 

-23 February: trio with Coila-Leah Enderstein/piano and Thalia Laric/dance at Purpur Festival, Cape Town

-4 March: “Of the Day” at Studio Alive, Muizenberg (Cape Town) with M.L.Tessi, John Cartwright/dance and Lucy                          Strauss/viola, Robin Brink/drums and Coila-Leah Enderstein/piano

-18 March: Wonderland at OT301 Amsterdam

-22 March: Koro Koro (piece for 6-18 months by and with Makiko Ito , i.c.m. M.L.Tessi/dance, Alan ‘Gunga’ Purves           percussions and Kristjan Martinsson/flute and accordion/ at Kinderdagverblijf Billie , Amsterdam

-28 and 30 March: Wonderland at 2Turvenhoog Festival Almere and Den Haag

2 May MD Performance Series goes to Perdu Theatre!   20:30 Kloveniersburgwal 86, Amsterdam

Set 1-“The Loom” quartet with Mata Sakka/dance , Friederike Wendorf/flutes and Rieko Okuda/keyboards and   electronics

Set 2- “Bark! Bark!” by Weijke Koopmans i.c.m dancer Lily Kiara and cellists Gabor Hartyani, Bas van Waard and Rogier Hornman

Lights by Ellen Knops.

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-6 May: Trio with Wieland Moller/percussions and Thalia Laric/dance at Common Ground: Music Meets Dance,                Tanzfabrik Berlin

-8 May: Quartet with Friederike Wendorf/flutes  with Wieland Moller/percussions and Thalia Laric/dance at Kuhlspot Social Centre, Berlin

-11 May: MT030 Performance Series at Club der Polnischen Versager, 21:00 Ackerstrasse 168, Berlin

with Friederike Wendorf/flutes, Rieko Okuda/keyboards, Wieland Moller/percussions, Jonathan Nagel/double bass, M.L.Tessi, Mata Sakka, Stefania Petracca, Thalia Laric and Annukka Hirvonen/dance

-3 June: Fear and The Monkey, a project by bassist Jonathan Nagel, City Arts Rotterdam

-5 June: Fear and The Monkey, a project by bassist Jonathan Nagel, Blue Note Amsterdam

– 16 June: Kunstroute in Broek in Waterland, 11:00/17:00 with Katerina Dietzova and guests

-17 June: Wonderland at OT301, Amsterdam

-30 June: Quartet with Coila-Leah Enderstein/piano, Jonathan Nagel/double bass, Thalia Laric and M.L. Tessi dance, SUP IMPRO, Amsterdam

-1 July : Quartet with Coila-Leah Enderstein/piano, Jonathan Nagel/double bass, Thalia Laric and M.L. Tessi dance, de Roze Tanker, Amsterdam

-30 July -18 August: Improvisation Summer Course Amsterdam, artistic direction Katie Duck with Miri Lee and Manuela Tessi

-14, 15, 16 September : Wonderland at Take Part in Art Festival, Warsaw, PL  with : Marcos Baggiani, Kristjan Tryggvi Martinsson, Sylvain Meret, Manuela Tessi, Makiko Ito, Ellen Knops

-17 Sept-12 Oct Creation and performance of a new piece “All At Once”  with dancers Thalia Laric, Kristina Johnstone, and musician Coila Leah Enderstein. Lights Jade Manicom Cape Town and performance at Wits University Theatre on 2 Oct,  Johannesburg

-8 and 11 October  Baxter Dance Festival Cape Town Duo with Thalia Laric, music Yannis Kyriakides

-15 Oct Ikaros excerpt at Salon Lunaire 20:00 Cafe’ Belcampo, Amsterdam

-4 November:  “Ikaros” at  November Music Festival, Verkadefabriek, den Bosch,  a piece by composer Aspasia Nasopoulou, choreography and dance M.L.Tessi, Joe Puglia and Emmy Storms/violin, Sarah Hermanutz/visuals, Henk van der Wal/poem, Ernst Dullemond /decor  trailer     Fb event

-10 November Kunstkapel Amsterdam Suspiria de Profundis and other works directed by Lee Ellickson/The Warp

-11 November Sirena Teatro Munganga 11:00 A duet with harpist Laura Lotti for children and family

-16 November MT030 Performance Night   Kuhlspot Social Club 74-79 Lehderstrasse 13086 Berlin, 20:00

Performance : Katie Duck, Manuela Tessi, Thalia Laric, Anni Lattunen, Elia Patrizi
Music: Friederike Wendorf- flutes, Simon Rose- Saxophone, Antti Virtaranta- Double Bass Coila-Leah Enderstein – Piano, Rieko Okuda- Piano

-12 , 13 and 16 December Music Dance Performance Festival OT301 Overtoom 301 1054HW Amsterdam

Some of the artists that will perform in December: Vincent Cacialano,  Izabela Pacewicz-Wysocka, Manuela Lucia Tessi, Robbert van Hulzen, Maria Mavridou, Ilaria Honsinger, Silvia Bennett, Arvind Ganga,  Javier Murugarren, Coila-Leah Enderstein, Thalia Laric, Kristina Johnstone, Makiko Ito All lights by Ellen Knops

“Instruction on Stopping and Starting” by Vincent Cacialano (UK-NL) with Maria Mavridou (GR-NL), Izabela Pacewicz Wysocka           (PL-NL), Manuela Lucia Tessi (IT-NL), movement , music Robbert van Hulzen (NL)- drums

“All at Once”  Movement: Kristina Johnstone (ZA) , Thalia Laric (ZA) and Manuela Lucia Tessi (IT-NL) , Music: Coila-Leah Enderstein       (ZA-DE) – piano and electronics

-15 December performance for Beholder,  opening exhibition by Vladimir Grafov/ Het Glazenhuis with the Warp/The Taciturn Receiver

16 December Wonderland at OT301

-17 December Salon Lunaire, improvisation with Colia Leah Enderstein- piano, Jonathan Nagel- bass, Thalia Laric and M.L.Tessi