Photos: Dominique Brewing


The dance piece "Hoomans" by choreographer Smadar Goshen deals with the unadulterated view of the uniqueness of the human being. By revealing the individual details that make up this, the naked and honest look at the exposed "other" is made possible. The audience is invited to join this search for intimacy that brings us humans together.
What do we define as human and what is already "uncanny"? How much are we really open to see and accept each other with our whole being? How do closeness and encounter arise in our society, which is characterized by alienation and reticence? How can we regain communication and authentic connection?

Hoomans zooms the audience close to dancers Selina Koch, Andrea Perez, Bar Gonen and Theophilus
Vesely approach, allowing an undistorted view of the details of the moving body and
of its diverse behaviors and characteristics.

A stage set that separates performers and spectators by a kind of shop window plays with the
Conviction that people can also meet in a "safe space" and thereby achieve closeness and intimacy.
experience, while at the same time being in a position where they are presented, observed and
be examined.


  • Idea, artistic direction and choreography
    Smadar Goshen
  • Dance
    Selina Koch, Andrea Perez, Bar Gonen, Theophilus Vesely
  • Costume
    Laura Yoro
  • Composition
    Leonard Küßner
  • Stage design
    Lior Skoury
  • Stage construction
    Simon Herkner
  • Management/Production
    Britta Horwath