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Assemblage is a word used in various fields of knowledge. Derived from the French word 'assembler', it means to gather, to join, to accumulate. The idea of performing a scenic theater-dance montage as an assemblage is to bring together excerpts from existing shows and from various authors (such as ready-mades) with compositions from the cast itself. The movement is composed and organized by means of free association, that is, without a predetermined theme.

Among the artists and companies taken as reference are Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and the company Rosas; Alain Platel and the company Les Ballets C de la B; Wim Vandekeybus and the company Ultima Vez; Lloyd Newson and the group DV8 Physical Theatre; Pina Bausch and the company Tanztheater Wuppertal; Meg Stuart and the company Damaged Goods.

Producing copies and re-readings can be a means to look at and understand the past, transit through various time-spaces, relate discourses and, in a specific way, problematize the issues of originality, authenticity and authorship in the field of art.





Directed by: Jussara Xavier
Cast, production and distribution: Alyssa Tessari, Chaiene Rosa, Dimitri Camorlinga, Evelyn Dodl, Fábio Yudi, Fernando Bresolin, Gabriela Medeiros, Giseli Balestreri, Ingrid Cruz, Julia Soares, Leonardo Brandão, Lohanny Rezende, Luana Luzia, Luana Leite, Lucas Tesser, Maíra Wiener, Marlon Spilhere, Maria Luisa Porath, Miriam Portinho, Paulo Soares, Rafael Zanette, Tatiani Borga and Tuany Fagundes.
Soundtrack: Fernando Bresolin and Dimitri Camorlinga
Lighting: Giovanna Colombi and Ivo Godois
Costumes: Adriana Barreto and Julia Ancona do Amaral
Graphic art: Camila Petersen
Monitoring: Cláudia Oliveira, Vanessa Civiero and Julia Oliveira
References: Blush (2002), Wim Vandekeybus and Ultima Vez <> Café Müller (1978), Pina Bausch and Tanztheater Wuppertal <> In Spite of Wishing and Wanting (1999), Wim Vandekeybus and Ultima Vez <> Jail Break, Bones The Machine <> Kontkthof (1978), Pina Bausch and Tanztheater Wuppertal <> Paulo Leminski (1944-1989) <> Rosas danst Rosas (1982), Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Rosas <> Strange Fish (1992), Lloyd Newson and DV8 Physical Theatre <> The artist is present (2010), Marina Abramovic <> The Cost of Living (2004), Lloyd Newson and DV8 Physical Theatre <> Watermotor (1978), Trisha Brown <> Wolf (2003), Alain Platel and Les Ballets C de la B.


Duration: 75 minutes

Premiered in October 2013 at CEART-UDESC, as a result of the discipline of Theatrical Montage I and II, taught by Professor Jussara Xavier.

Season of presentations at UDESC during the weekends of October and November 2013.

Presented at the 3rd Mostra Circuito Universitário em Cena during Floripa Teatro - 20th Isnard Azevedo Festival.


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