danceperformance Chicks, Kicks & Glory
This special project which deals with the world of kickboksende girls starts as a pilot on 11 February with a dance performance in Zuidplein Theater Rotterdam..
In large cities is becoming an increasingly popular sport among Kickboxing girls. Striking many girls with a Moroccan background to do Kickboxing and other martial arts. They are proud of their discipline and their bruises. This is contrary to the existing image that many people have about femininity in the Moroccan culture and about Islamic religious rules. Susanne Marx is intrigued by the motivation of the girls of the Kickboxing and is curious as to their identity as a woman, in proportion to their trainer-a man in this case. The man and woman equivalent …?
The decor of the performance, consisting of video projections, is provided by video artist Susanna Brenner, who by means of personal portraits an authentic story told. Gary Shepherd, DJ Alec Smart, develops with its very own Visual sound and tight beats the soundscape for the performance.