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A rare chance to see both parts of Pina Bausch's Kontakthof for seniors and teenagers. Read More >

This is a rare opportunity to see Tanztheater Wuppertal’s 1978 piece Kontakthof, created for non-dancers over 65, and its counterpart, the same choreographic work but performed by teenagers.

Kontakthof is performed at the Barbican in honour of Pina Bausch, who died in June 2009.

Kontakthof is suitable for theatergoers aged 14 and older.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 1/04/2010

Closing Night: 4/04/2010

Running time: 3h

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Cast & Creative


Director - Pina Bausch

Producer - Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch

Designer - Rolf Borzik

Choreographer - Pina Buasch

Music By - Charlie Chaplin, Anton Karas, Nino Rota, Jean Sibelius

About Barbican Theatre

Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS

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