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Tickets CHF 19.- / 26.- / 33.-
Price category freely selectable
Kulturlegi: 15.- (Box office only)
Further ticket information (U18, cultural GA, wheelchair spaces)

Duration: 75 minutes
Languages spoken in the performance: none

OFFER: Double pack
Enjoy culture with a double pack of tickets! Buy a ticket here for the desired performance at the Dampfzentrale and also attend a performance of Ultra: Where is your Partner at the Schlachthaus. You can reserve a ticket for a performance at the Schlachthaus at or show your Dampfzentrale ticket directly at the box office (no seat guarantee without a reservation).

Childcare on Sunday 3.12.2023
For the performance of Sunday 3.12., between 17:30 and 19:30, free childcare will be offered by a specialist from Gioia Cares for children up to 10 years. In our dance studio the children will find a wide range of activities to play, do handicrafts, paint and romp around.

Registration is requested:


Easy Language

In «CHUNKY» Ernestyna Orlowska investigates the extent to which a fluid relationship to the world can take place on stage. Performers and spectators are together in the midst of an immersive installation: At first it is barren. Step by step it builds up, tests, changes and transforms into a poetic space that follows its own intuition and logic and celebrates physicality, contrasts and the touchingly irrational. What kind of beings do we become in this soft, chunky and elastic world? What kind of encounters become possible?

A double pack – artists unpack

Artists from both houses visit each other’s performances. Then it’s all about big questions like:
Why do you make art? How do you do it? What comes next? The exchange lasts 40 minutes.

On 03.12, following the performance: discussion between Ernestyna Orlowska (Chunky) and Nina Langensand (Where is your Partner)

Ernestyna Orlowska


Concept / Artistic direction / Direction: Ernestyna Orlowska
Performance: Johanna Heusser, Valentine Paley, Tyra Wigg
Dramaturgy: Thomas Schaupp
Stage / Costumes / Objects: Ernestyna Orlowska, Vera Trachsel, Konrad Smolen, Maya Hottarek
Engineering: Jonas Probst
Sound Design: Belia Winnewisser
Lighting Design / Technique: Demian Jakob
Assistant Director: Lara Morgan
Production Management: Boss & Röhrenbach
Production: Permanent Workation
Co-production: Dampfzentrale Bern

Supported by: Kultur Stadt Bern, Amt für Kultur Kanton Bern, Amt für Kultur Kanton Bern, Burgergemeinde Bern, Ernst Göhner Stiftung, Migros-Kulturprozent, Pro Scientia et Arte, Schweizerische Interpretenstiftung, Gesellschaft zu Ober-Gerwern, Gesellschaft zu Schuhmachern

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