We want to set a performative sign and make DANCE IN THE CONTEXT OF AGE(ING) VISIBLE in the PUBLIC.

Once a month we will dance as a swarm at a different location in the city. Anyone can join in. No previous experience necessary.

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On three consecutive days, we feel our bodies in movement. We intensify our own body awareness and playfully develop new dance qualities.

For ALL with or without previous experience. For ALL with or without physical characteristics. For ALL !

Block I: 8th, 9th + 10th of April 2024
Block II: 6th, 7th + 8th of May 2024

Each block will take place from 11 am to 2 pm

Fee: 135 – 300 € / per block (Sliding scale) 

THE AGEING BODY Performance Lab | Silke Z. & Caroline Simon

THE AGEING BODY Performance Lab | Silke Z. & Caroline Simon

We explore MOVEMENT and BODY in AGE(ING) through dance, physically, playfully and always in exchange with each other. What do I gain through age(ing)? We will EXPLORE this and more together. The lab is led by choreographer Silke Z. and dancer Caroline Simon. For EVERYONE with or without previous experience. For EVERYONE with or without physical specialties.

We will work 1x/month from 10 am – 3 pm in the ehrenfeldstudios and present a performance. In order to allow for ongoing research and a continuous working process, registration is required for all 5 dates.

The dates for the 1st half of the year are:

Wed. 6 March, 2024

Thu. 11 April, 2024
Wed. 15 May, 2024

Wed. 12 June, 2024

Thu. 13 June, 2024 + performance in the evening (exact times on the day will be discussed)

Participation fee (for the 5 dates mentioned above incl. performance): 150 € – 400 € (sliding scale)
Please register by February 25th by email to (The number of participants is limited!) Alternatively, we can also be reached by phone at: 0221 846 39580

We look forward to your participation!




What do humans and plants have in common? At first glance we are very different, but if we look more closely, we have a lot in common: we grow, need the sun and are thirsty. Plants and humans both need to breathe. What does the breath of a plant feel and sound like? What is the rhythm of their movements? What does it sound like when plants touch each other? Do they talk to each other? The performers immerse themselves in the cosmos of plants and explore the way they move and unfold as they grow. Composer Jörg Ritzenhoff takes us into the sound world of plants and makes us experience the sounds of their growth.

“GREEN” is the first part of the series SPIELRÄUME, which deals with the interweavings of HUMAN-NATURE-ANIMAL-CITY-RURAL AREAS. The focus is on flora and its interrelations with humans. How do we perceive the green world of plants? Where else is “green” to be found? And how intertwined are we in this green world? All these questions resonate when the three performers explore the plant world before the eyes of the audience. Finally, “GREEN” will also be produced green and is dedicated to the topic of sustainability in the work process.

By & with: Arthur Schopa, Miriam Meissner, Odile Foehl Idea & direction: Barbara Fuchs Music: Jörg Ritzenhoff Lighting: Wolfgang Pütz Stage: Inga Sondermann Costume: Stefanie Bold Dramaturgy: Vivica Bocks Choreography assistance: Maria Plener Production management: Anna Boldt Administration: Carina Graf, Selina Ehlen Press work: Kerstin Rosemann Graphics: Beate Freudig Photo documentation: Stefan Rogge Video documentation: Barbara Schröer



Supported by the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, the Cultural Office of the City of Cologne, the Fonds Darstellende Künste with funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.

Tickets: Children 6€ / Adults 10€



Artistic direction: Caroline Simon

In this workshop, methods of dance improvisation will be introduced in order to compose with dance and text, both as soloists and together. Your own vocabulary of movement vocabulary will be explored and expanded. We will play with different ways of linking dance and language.

Fee: 60 € – 200 € (Sliding scale)