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CARDIAC; the heart is a muscle

In CARDIAC; the heart is a muscle, the latest work from choreographer Katrina E. Bastian, heart-rate zone training and a circuit workout blend with brutalism and dance. This piece reflects on the commercial co-optation of the heart symbol and delves into a contemporary understanding of love, exploring the role that the fetishization of effort plays within it. Katrina E. Bastian skillfully navigates the complex layers of love, transforming it from a battlefield into an exhilarating cardio session. In this process. CARDIAC; the heart is a muscle unveils itself as an unusually romantic workout experience, with a literal beating heart at its core.



Uferstudios Berlin

Duration: 60 minutes
Ticket: EUR 15,-/ EUR 10,- (red.)
(Pre-sales begin on Valentine's Day)
Concept, choreography, costume, performance: Katrina E. Bastian
Programming and sound: Aaron Hilbig
Dramaturgy, production: Lisa Homburger

Funded by the Senate Department for Culture and Community - Berlin. With the support of Uferstudios, Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte, Shawbrook Residential, Wellesley Studios and Tanzfabrik Berlin.

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Uferstr. 8/23
13357 Berlin

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