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Dance Production

SHIBUI Collective 2022

Artistic direction|Choreography Emi Miyoshi

Dance Anna Kempin & Kirill Berezovski

Production management Anna Kempin

Sound Programming|Sound Direction Ephraim Wegner

Stage Paula Mierzowsky

Costumes Yvonne Forster

Dramaturgy Monica Gillette

Choreographic assistance Unita Gay Galiluyo

Lighting Natalie Stark

Photo|Video Marc Doradzillo

Production SHIBUI Collective


In cooperation with E-WERK Freiburg

Supported by the Cultural Office of the City of Freiburg, the Landesverband Freie Tanz- und Theaterschaffende

Baden-Württemberg e.V. with funds from the Ministry for Science, Research and

and Art of the State of Baden-Württemberg, DIEHL+RITTER/TANZPAKT RECONNECT, sponsored by

the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media within the framework of the NEUSTART initiative

KULTUR.Hilfsprogramm Tanz. With the kind support of Studio Pro Arte.

Trailer   Teaser 


SAT 26.03.2022 | 8pm

Additional performances

SUN 27.03. | 7pm

THU 31.03. || FRI 01.04. || SAT 02.04. | 8pm

E-WERK Freiburg, Hall

Eschholzstr. 77, 79106 Freiburg

Admission & Advance booking

17,- /13,- Euro (reduced)

BZ-Kartenservice, Kaiser-Joseph-Str. 229, Tel. 0761 496 8888 and



 SKIN is the third and final part of a trilogy by Freiburg-based dancer and choreographer Emi Miyoshi, which deals with the feeling of loneliness and being connected to each other in a variety of ways.

While Morning Flower (2020) focused on the theme of human relationships and RELAY-tionship (2021) dealt with feeling one's own self, SKIN literally gets under the skin.


Like an organism, the two dancers Anna Kempin and Kirill Berezovski unite on stage, search for closeness, strive apart again and repel each other. The energetic, thoroughly sensory body language visualizes the oscillating stages of intimacy. Breath, body sounds and the rhythmic heartbeat of the two actors are formed by means of digital technology (Ephraim Wegner) to

a soundscape that creates a feeling of immediacy in the auditorium.

Audience and performers come closer to each other step by step, comparable to a zoom.

layer by layer through the mutually protective shell of the skin. How much closeness is bearable?


In a society increasingly marked by isolation due to demographic change,

which, due to the pandemic situation, is also confronted with an absence of physical closeness and increasing social tensions, the deficit of touch is growing.

Emi Miyoshi and the SHIBUI collective counter the associated feeling of social and emotional alienation with various artistic means.


Badische Zeitung, 28.03.2022PDF



SKIN Trailer
Emi Miyoshi
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