fabrik Company is the dance company of fabrik Potsdam, International Centre for Dance and Movement Art, and is directed by Sabine Chwalisz and Sven Till. They both are founders and members of a network for contemporary dance productions. Under their direction or in cooperation with other artists (Jess Curtis, Marie-Josée Chartier, Jos Houben, Andrew Dawson) they creation several dance pieces. Since the foundation 1990 of the company more than 15 full evening productions were created and shown all over the world (Australia, Great Britain, The Netherlands, France, Singapore, Ireland, Canada and the USA). The productions "fallen" and "Pandora 88" were internationally awarded.
On the basis of the network pieces are produced, which take the dance as a starting point and the confrontation with the body as a result opened process. In the middle of the attention lie the self reflection of the artists over their work and, resulting of it, the exchange with the society. Far away from any aesthetic goals and any imbedding in category the members of the company and the artists in residence dispose of a free space which enables them to consistently follow their questioning, obsessions, provocations and to look for the confrontation with the audience and the society.
"fabrik Potsdam produces the most courageous dance theatre of the republic."
DIE ZEIT, 28 July 2005