Foto: Jef

Foto: Jef

Foto: Jef


Fri 07.06.2024 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 08.06.2024 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Staatstheater Darmstadt - Kammerspiele

Inspired by the French film "Playtime," this production takes the audience on a captivating exploration, illustrating how the people we encounter, the connections we forge, and the moments that unfold shape the individuals we are in the present.

The presentation guides the audience through four compelling acts that delve deep into the resonant nature of human connections, exploring the delicate interplay of time in the intricate fabric of our lives. The central theme revolves around the idea that every person entering our lives, regardless of how fleeting or profound their presence may seem, serves a purpose. They are not here by chance; there is a reason for their presence. Through enchanting choreography, this concept comes to life, demonstrating how these connections lead us on a path of personal growth.

The choreography emphasizes the importance of time—the subtle but crucial role it plays in orchestrating these encounters. Some connections come into our lives just when we need them, guiding us through challenging moments, while others remind us that the journey of life is not always smooth. There are also connections that endure over time, reflecting the enduring nature of certain relationships.

Choreography: Alba Castillo
Lighting design: Lukas Marian
Dramaturgy: Bryan Arias
Dance: Giuliana Sollami, Chloé Wanner, Celia Sandoya, Giusy Fanaro, Bo Jacobs Valeria Marangelli

Playtime is a co-production of Opera de Massy and the Hessisches Staatsballet as part of the Tanzplattform Rhein-Main.