®Signdance Collective International presents CARTHAGE/CARTAGENA by Caridad Svich


Co Producers- Transmitter Performance Austria and Arts Council England

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Transmitter Performance


Signdance Collective The pioneers of Signdance Theatre present

Carthage/Cartagena by Caridad Svich

https://vimeo.com/280742892 https://vimeo.com/280742892

by CaridadSvich www.caridadsvich.com

Dramaturg and International Tour Director Goro Osojnik www.anamonro.org

CARTHAGE/CARTAGENA Explores the impact on those displaced and isolated by slavery, human trafficking and forced migration. The performance text Carthage is a series of ten multi-lingual letter song-poems from metaphorical places of dislocation. This beautiful work is presented by Signdance Collective as a hybrid dance theatre piece incorporating dance, theatre, music, and languages spoken and signed.

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signdanceco@gmail.com or Transmitter Performance Angelina.Schwammerlin@gmx.at

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Artistic Collaborators

Isolte Avila David Bower

Lionel Macauley Angelina Schwammerlin

Artistic Partners

Transmitter Productions

Dramaturgy & Project Direction Goro Osjnik

Beatriz Cabur (Early Project Direction) Joke Menssink (Final Dramaturgical Advisor) Pedro De Senna (Advisor & Associate Director)


Outdoor shows and international direction

Goro Osojnik

Contact Signdance Collective signdanceco@gmail.com or

Transmitter Performance office@transmitterperformance.at

About Signdance Collective

Signdance Collective is a touring performance company that was established in 2001. The company is culturally diverse with a team of experienced deaf and disabled artists at the helm. From 1987 to 2000, the company directors pioneered "signdance theatre", a fusion of sign theatre, dance and live original music. Since 2001, Signdance Collective has continued to evolve signdance theatre initiating international collaborations and working alongside innovative artists, theatre philosophers, and performance companies across the world

'SDC produces high-quality work, which is moving, comic, spectacular, and engaging'

SDC is the dance theatre company born on the margins of society, the integrity of their practice has won much acclaim and praise over three decades. AMI AWARDS,



Time Out, London.


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