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The Company Iraqi Bodies, The Netherlands

| Sunday, 26th June 2011 | 20.30 / CCNS, Main Hall |

Created by Muhanad Rasheed
Dancers: Muhanad Rasheed, Amar Chole, Inez Almeida and Lotus Eddé
Light Designer: Muhanad Rasheed
Light Technician: Majed Rasheed
Sound Composer: Benjamin Duboc
Duration: 40 minutes

There, where there is no time or place, no substance, no logic sense; in an unknown space, at an unknown time, they are floating, they don’t sleep to awake again, they move in their bubble, having insomnia for nothing to sleep for…

The Company Iraqi Bodies
Muhanad Rasheed, a choreographer, composer and performer, is an artistic director of the Company Iraqi Bodies.
He is quickly becoming a dance phenomenon in the Netherlands, where the artists currently resides. He won the 2010 Dutch Dance Days Promising Choreographer Award, granted to one artist each year in Holland, and also the Swan Award for Best Production in Holland 2010 for his work Mourning with the Netherlands Internationaal Danstheater.
Muhanad Rasheed currently lives in the Netherlands, where in 2008 he was offered political asylum. Born in Baghdad, he studied Theatre Art at the Institute of Fine Arts in Baghdad. His company, Iraqi Bodies, won the Jury Prize at the 2007 Theatre Festival in Jordan. Their first production, Crying of My Mother, had its European premiere at the 2007 Dancing on the Edge Festival (The Netherlands), followed by tours throughout Europe and the Middle East.