Betroffenheit describes a state of shock and trauma so all-encompassing no words can do it justice. Through a powerful performance that combines dance and theatre, choreographer Crystal Pite and writer and performer Jonathon Young bring the audience on a rollercoaster ride of loss, addiction, and recovery.
Learn about the work through this Banff Centre Short. Then watch Crystal Pite discuss the process from her perspective in this Banff Centre Talks excerpt: https://youtu.be/k5Wa_HiOqqc.
Crystal and her company, Kidd Pivot, were at The Banff Centre in 2015 creating and refining "Betroffenheit," co-created with Jonathon Young's Electric Company Theatre. The show premieres July 23, 2015 at the Pan Am Games in Toronto.