"A furiously accumulative and joyfully deleterious dance." Danse Canal Historique


Fabrice Ramalingom / R.A.M.a (Montpellier)  

09 – 11 Dec 2022Dance / performance

Frérocité, a French neologism coined by Lacan, is a combination of the words frère (brother), férocité (cruelty), and cité (city) - and already gives a first hint of the intellectual direction that Fabrice Ramalingom invites us to take. The vivre ensemble, living together. What are the different relationships between a brother in heart, a brother in arms, or a brother in blood? 25 people, including professional dancers and amateurs from Potsdam, enter the stage and slowly fill the narrow space one after the other. Step by step, the individualities disappear and a mass emerges that leads to chaos or even destruction. Can there still be a glimmer of hope, even humanity, in a world with limited resources, where people often pay no attention to each other or to the environment? What is our place? Frérocité calls for resistance - an artistic gesture like a manifesto, a warning, a cry, a wake-up call.

Afterwards on Dec 09: talk with the artists

On Dec 10: optionally audio description

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION! For the Potsdam production of Frérocité, the fabrik Potsdam is looking for people between the ages of 16 and 70. Prerequisite: a good body feeling, otherwise no professional dance experience necessary. 
–Thank you for your registrations! The audition workshop is now full and thus registration closed. Good luck! 

Fabrice Ramalingom studied at the Centre National de Danse Contemporaine in Angers from 1986 to 1988 and then began his career as a dancer and performer at the Centre Chorégraphique National in Montpellier. From 1988 to 1993, he worked there on all the pieces by Dominique Bagouet, an emblematic French choreographer known for his style and whose work continues to play an important role in French choreography. He also danced in ONE STORY, as in falling, a piece created by Trisha Brown for the Bagouet company in 1992. In 1993, he was a founding member of Carnets Bagouet, a group for the reflection and transmission of the late choreographer's works.
In parallel, he began the adventure of La Camionetta, a company he co-founded with Hélène Cathala. In the thirteen years they worked together for this structure, they choreographed eleven pieces. In 2006, he founded the company R.A.M.a., with which he created more than fifteen pieces, each project providing an opportunity to open up to other media and solicit contributions from different cultural contexts.
Fabrice Ramalingom is also known for his commitment to outreach and pedagogy in all its forms. In 2005, he was artistic advisor for the EX.E.R.CE training of the Centre chorégraphique national de Montpellier. In parallel to his work as a choreographer and pedagogue, he continues to work as a performer by Anne Collod and Boris Charmatz.


Price info Ticket

Price group D: 16 € / red. 8 €
Evening box office: + 1 €
Tanzherbst-Abo: 28 € / Three performances




Konzeption und Choreografie: Fabrice Ramalingom
Darsteller:innen: Séverine Bauvais, Vincent Delétang, Ghyslaine Gau, Jean Rochereau, Hugues Rondepierre, Antoine Roux-Briffaud und Tom Levy-Chaudet sowie eine Gruppe von Amateurtänzer:innen aus Potsdam
Außenblick: Nathalie Collantes, Matthieu Doze
Licht: Maryse Gautier
Musik: Pierre-Yves Macé
Fotos: Laurent Philippe
Regie: Bastien Pétillard
Produktion: R.A.M.a
Koproduktion: Festival Montpellier Danse 2020, Ménagerie de Verre – Paris, La Place de la Danse – CDCN Toulouse Occitanie, Viadanse CCN der Region Bourgogne Franche-Comté in Belfort im Rahmen von accueil studio – Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication DRAC Bourgogne Franche Comté, Arts Vivants 11
Mit freundlicher Unterstützung des Institut français und des französischen Ministeriums für Kultur
Dauer: ca. 70 Minuten

Audiodeskription: Gravity Access Services Berlin: audio description and access management wird unterstützt durch DIEHL+RITTER/TANZPAKT RECONNECT, gefördert von der Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien im Rahmen der Initiative NEUSTART KULTUR. Hilfsprogramm Tanz
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