Paula Rosolen


Residency Period: from 15 October to 1 November 2018

■Research Outline

Research Theme FLAGS
Brief Description of the Research Paula Rosolen aimed to explore and research flag semaphore and color guard in terms of aesthetics in order to create a new piece. During her residency, she interviewed flag semaphore’s instructors and visited a color guard team to see their practice and interviewed the coarch. In addition, she deepened her understanding Budo to visit Akira Hino’s dojo.


15 October 2018 Arrives a Morishita Studio
16 to 31 October 2018 Interviews flag semaphore’s instructors
Visits Kawasaki color guard team
Visits Akira Hino’s dojo
Attends Festival/Tokyo and Kyoto Experiment
31 October 2018 Public Talk at Morishita Studio
1 November 2018 Departs Japan

■Public Talk

Date 31 October 2018
Time 19:00-20:30
Place Studio S, Morishita Studio

Paula Rosolen gave a presentation on the idea of her new piece and explained the creation process how she apply the outcome of research to choreography and to explore the boundaries of theatre and installation performance.

Paula Rosolen
She has been presented her works in major theatre and festivals in Europe including Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Sophiensaele and Théâtre de la Ville. Her major works are Aerobics! – A Ballet in 3 Acts (2015) and Puppets (2016) and her latest piece, PUNK?, was presented at Künstlerhaus Mousonturm in June 2018.
In Japan she researched bunraku and shishimai during her stay at Villa Kamogawa. She gave a workshop at Kyoto International Dance Workshop Festival in 2017 and at Owlspot in 2018. She presented Aerobics! – A Ballet in 3 Acts at Dance New Air 2018.


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