Video trailer above is from a previous performance (but in the same style)
Please note: Artist talk after the show on the first night (22/2)
"Runes - Berserks 7" is a raw, poetic and powerful performance, which draws inspiration from Norse mythology, Vikings and the movie "Hunger Games".
The show merges breakdance, contemporary dance and new circus and pulls the past into the present and onwards into the future. Seven courageous individual characters form a clan in a world where brutal, mysterious and humorous games of love, power, war and hope unfold.
These are wild warriors whose characteristics are reminiscent of those of the Norse gods, norns who weave human destinies, mythological creatures that are half human, snakes, eagles, valkyries and skeletal warriors. The performance is one of intertwined bodies that form mysterious runes, Viking designs inspired by the Bayeux Tapestry, jewellery design from the Viking Age and berserk warriors in a martial trance. From the movie “Hunger Games” inspiration is gathered from Roman gladiator battles, war reports and video games.
The performance features an international team of seven break dancers, modern dancers and world-class circus artists.