‘It’s like I’m in a movie that starts quiet but something is underneath and may rise unexpectedly at any time. I wake up. A blurred object is hovering right in front of me. I’m so shocked I can’t really see it. ‘I knew it. This is the Thing.’ I try to calm down and look at it again. I see now the object is just a corner of the wooden table next to my bed. I get up. It’s bright. I go for a walk outside. A man shows me the vineyards where vines are still only seeds in the soil. We arrive to a small house with no front wall. Inside the house is a baby, alone and sovereign. I look at the baby and it transforms into a whirling object. I look again and the object transforms into a still white formation. Something has crystalized into a form.’

GENESIS is weaved from the dreams of the five performers. The world of GENESIS comes into being first as a dream, then as an embodied image and form. Every moment is the beginning, a return to the creative space where dreaming and the here and now continuously penetrate and inform each other. We are the kings of this singular space. We set its laws as we communally dream GENESIS into being. GENESIS is the ongoing striving of the world to be born through our dreaming. (Mala Kline)

Concept & choreography: Mala Kline; Space, light & costumes: Petra Veber; Sound & music: Gideon Kiers; Dance: Loup Abramovici, Tomislav Feller, Mala Kline, Jasmina Križaj, Andrius Mulokas; Movement assistant: Florence Augendre; Producers: Žiga Predan, Silvija Stipanov.

Production: Mercedes Klein (SI), Pekinpah Kink Kong (SI); The Student Center of the University of Zagreb – Culture of Change – &TD Theatre (HR); Co-production: Old Power Station – Elektro Ljubljana (SI), City of Women Festival (SI), Plesna Izba Maribor (SI).

Supported by: Rendez-vous, Festival of France in Croatia, Republic of Croatia - Ministry of Culture, Republic of Croatia – Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Ambassade de France en Croatie, Institut Français, TEATROSKOP programme, Slovenian Ministry of Culture (SI), Zagreb City Office for Culture, Education and Sports.

Shared residency with Maria Jerez “What is Third” was organised within Apap-Performing Europe project, supported by European Commission - Culture Programme 2007-2013.

*GENESIS uses Saphire™. Saphire™ Work is a registered trademark of Catherine Shainberg.

Price: € 7, € 5 (students and pensioners upon submission of an identity card, and self-employed in culture).


Date and time of event: 
Oct 07th 21:00 - 22:20
Place of event: 
Old Power Station – Elektro Ljubljana
Date and time of event: 
Oct 08th 18:00 - 19:20
Place of event: 
Old Power Station – Elektro Ljubljana
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