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More Grim(m) Desires

‘Von Stockert has a deliciously skewed way of looking at the world, changing bedtime stories into vignettes of wit and brutality.’ 

Kelly Apter, The Scotsman, 19 April 2005





Year :
2005

Credits :
Danced by and created with Ben Duke, Lise Manavit, Raquel Meseguer, Dimitris Papakyriazis, Roberta Pitrè, Laura Wheatley
Music and Sound Design Jeremy Cox
Costume Design (Scene 2: ‘Rapunzel’) Suzanne Holmes
Set Design Ed King
Voiceover Artist Russell Raisey
Lighting Design Jonathan Samuels
Choreography, Text & Direction Maresa von Stockert


Letting the audience revisit long forgotten, dark corners of the memory,‘More Grim[m] Desires’ exposes five well-known European fairy tales and their underbelly of deeply rooted human instincts, fears and desires.

A redeveloped stage version of the site-specific Grim[m] Desires.

UK Tour February – May 2005.

Funded by Arts Council England and the Jerwood Charity. Supported by Birmingham DanceXchange and LABAN.

Running time: 90 minutes (including 15 minute interval)

Press:
‘Von Stockert has a deliciously skewed way of looking at the world, changing bedtime stories into vignettes of wit and brutality.’ 

Kelly Apter, The Scotsman, 19 April 2005

 

‘There are so many amazing visual moments, such witty props and humorous touches, that it’s easy to take the choreography for granted. It is full of marvelous invention, mostly frisky and physically daring, but also sensual and surprisingly poignant.’ –

Mary Brennan, The Herald18 April 2005

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