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Nomadka

Nomadic Woman,
photo Matti Aikio

Nomadka
Nomadic Woman,
photo Iwona Wojdowska

Amareya Theatre is an independent dance/theatre company founded in 2003 in Gdańsk, also working under the name Amareya Theatre & Guests. Since 2017, Amareya Theatre has cooperated with Ainu Women Association and CEMiPoS of Sapporo, Japan, producing new performances and working for empowerment of the Ainu minority.

Events

12th International Ethos Theatre Festival Ankara
2018, Ankara
4th International Conference on Bronisław Piłsudski and the Ainu
2018, Kraków
International Conference on the Rights of Ethnic Minorities
2017, Sapporo
Theatre of Testimony 2017 – Amareya Theatre and Guests (Poland) + Gekidan Kaitaisha (Japan)
2017, Tokyo
The National Theatre of Greenland
2015, Nuuk
11th Theatre X International Dance and Theatre Festival
2014, Tokyo
PESTKA Festival 2017
2017, Jelenia Góra

Prizes

‘Four’ by Amareya Theatre and Teatr A Part chosen for the main showcase of the Polish Dance Platform 2019
2019, Gdańsk
2nd Audience Prize at the Klamra Festival for ‘Kantor_Traces: COLLAGE’, directed by Katarzyna Pastuszak
2017, Toruń
Nomination for the prestigious Splendor Gedanensis Award at the 11th Theatre X International Dance and Theatre Festival for ‘Nomadic Woman’
2014, Gdańsk
Performance

Nomadic Woman

Company

Amareya Theatre & Guests

Credits

  • Katarzyna Pastuszak Concept, direction and choreography
  • Louise Fontain Performer (central figure)
  • Daniela Komędera Performer
  • Aleksandra Śliwińska Performer
  • Monika Wińczyk Performer
  • Natalia Chylińska Performer
  • Magda Jędra Performer
  • Joanna Duda Musical composition and live performance
  • Tsugumi Matsudaira Performer
  • Katarzyna Pastuszak Performer
  • Utae Ehara Performer

Performance synopsis

‘Nomadic Woman’ is an interdisciplinary performance project which tackles the issues of migration, resettlement and discrimination. The performance is based on the story of Louise Fontaine, an Inuit Greenlandic woman who currently lives in Norway – but as a child, together with thousands of other children, was deported to Denmark. ‘Nomadic Woman’ is also a symbolic space for everyone looking for their lost identity.

Duration60 " Crew *10 Artists9
Premiere 2020-12-11, Gdańsk
Audienceeveryone (regardless of age)
Warnings
    nudity

* cast plus technical support

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