kotka gudmon - kata juhász: forced march 2009 / dramaturg
Budapest, Petőfi Literature Museum

The ‘Forced March’ mono dance performance carried a complexity of cross-disciplinary stage work, involving contemporary dance and interactive projection. Miklós Radnóti, Hungarian Jewish poet was murdered in a concentration camp during the Second World War. He wrote the poem ‘Forced March’ in the camp short before his death. The text has an exceptional potential to adapt to stage as its title is related to physicality, the nature of a human movement is embedded in it. To keep the balance, to stand up, to keep straight, to struggle against the mental and physical gravity is its main theme - as it was a chance for staying alive during the Holocaust.

Choreographer and dancer: Kata Juhász. Interactive projection: Zsolt Korai

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