CHOREOGRAPHIES of the 70s and early phase

1970   Mono

photographer unknown
photographer unknown
  • premiere: June 1970, Folkwang-Hochschule, Essen
  • dancers:Susanne Linke (Solo)
    as well as students of the Folkwang-Hochschule graduating class: Tan Gwat Mee, Beate Preuss, Rudi Wolf, Horst Schreiber
  • music:Djangar Bali

1971

1971   Trio

  • premiere:December  12th 1971, Folkwang-Hochschule, Essen, Folkwang-Tanzstudio
  • dancers:Catherine Denisot, Carlos Orta, Horst Schreiber
  • music:Modern Jazz Quartet

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1973

1973   Habe die Ehre... zum Ball

1978 further developed to "L´Histoire obscure"

Susanne Linke premiere 1978 Habe die Ehre zum Ball Fotomontage Heidemarie Franz
photographer unknown
  • premiere:1973, Folkwang-Hochschule, Essen, Folkwang-Tanzstudio
  • dancers:Vivienne Newport (soloist: witch);
    Tjitske Broersma, Frances Carty, Manne Dahlsted, Catherine Denisot, Susanne Linke, Horst Schreiber
  • music:Walter Carlos: Air from "Water Music" -
    Allegro deciso by Georg Friedrich Händel Sonate G-Dur by Domenico Scarlatti
  • costumes:Susanne Linke, Frau Wenninger (seamstress)

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1975

1975   Danse funèbre

Susanne Linke premiere 1975 Fotomontage Heidemaire Franz
photographer unknown
  • premiere:March 15th 1975, 
    in the context of the competition "Ballet pour demain" in Paris, Bagnolet
  • dancers:Marilen Breuker, Frances Carty, Reinhild Hoffmann, Bettina Kleinhammes from the Folkwang master class;
    Susanne Linke (solo as "Die Seele des verstorbenen Mädchens")
  • music:Gustav Mahler:"Das Lied von der Erde", "Der Abschied", "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen"
    from the 5 Rückert songs
  • costumes:Susanne Linke

(Revivals: 1976, 1977/78, 1978)

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1975   L´ Histoire obscure

  • premiere:April 1975, Pont-à-Mousson, Frankreich
  • dancers:of the Folkwang-Hochschule master class: Arnaldo Álvarez, Marilen Breuker, Frances Carty, Guy Detot,
  • Reinhild Hoffmann, Bettina Kleinhammes, Susanne Linke
  • music:Walter Carlos: Air from "Water Music" -
  • Allegro deciso by Georg Friedrich Händel Sonate G-Dur by Domenico Scarlatti 
  • costumes:Susanne Linke

(Revival: 1978)

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1975   Puppe?

Susanne Linke premiere 1975 Puppe Fotomontage Heidemarie Franz
photographer unknown
  • premiere:July 1975, at the Choreographic Competition in Cologne, 2nd prize
  • dancers: Vivienne Newport (soloist), and dancer of Pina Bausch´Wuppertaler Tanztheater;
    the Folkwang-Hochschule students: Arnaldo Álvarez, Guy Detot, Lutz Förster
  • music:Wolfgang Amadeus Morzart: Kv. 563 Andante by the trio Divertimiento Allegro deciso by Georg Friedrich Händel Sonate G-Dur by Domenico Scarlatti 
  • costumes:Susanne Linke, Frau Wenninger (seamstress)

(Revival: 1977)

1975   Trop tard

  • premiere:in the context of Festival Estival de Paris, 2nd prize September 1975, Opéra-Comique, Paris
  • dancers:Guy Detot, Lutz Förster, Reinhild Hoffmann from the Folkwang-Hochschule master class
  • music:Jean-Ives Bosseur

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1976

1976   Danse funèbre

photographer unknown
photographer unknown
  • revival:March 1976, with the Wuppertaler Tanztheater, directed by Pina Bausch
  • soloist:Vivienne Newport as "Die Seele des verstorbenen Mädchens"
  • dancers:(photo montage) Reinhild Hoffmann, Marlies Alt, Barbara Passow, Jolanda Meier
  • music:Gustav Mahler:"Das Lied von der Erde", "Der Abschied", "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen"
    from the 5 Rückert songs
  • costumes:Susanne Linke

(Premiere:1975; Revivals:1977/78, 1978)

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1976   Der Tod und das Mädchen

Tribute to Mary Wigman - 1978 further developed to the solo "Wandlung"

photographer unknown
photographer unknown
  • premiere:1976, Folkwang-Hochschule, Essen; Folkwang master class
  • soloist: Vivienne Newport as "Die Seele des verstorbenen Mädchens"
  • dancers:(photo montage):Frances Carty (solo; Arnaldo Álvarez, Geta Bahrmann, Marilen Breuker, Huy Detot,
  • Lutz Förster, Michael Hall, Gillian Horine, Christine Parker
  • music:Franz Schubert
  • costumes:Susanne Linke, Frau Wenninger (seamstress)

1976   De la nuit à l´aube

photographer unknown
photographer unknown
  • premiere:1rst October 1976, Pont-à-Mousson, France with the Folkwang master class
  • dancers:(photo montage):soloists: Dominique Mercy, Reinhild Hoffmann, Frances Carty;
  • group:Geta Bahrmann, Lutz Förster, Gillian Horine, Christine Parker
  • music:Johannes Brahms: "Das Deutsche Requiem"
  • costumes:Susanne Linke, Frau Wenninger (seamstress)

1977

1977   Ach Unsinn!

photos from left to right: 1 and 2 unknown, photo 3: Jean-Paul Dupois
photos from left to right: 1 and 2 unknown, photo 3: Jean-Paul Dupois
  • premiere:February 5th 1977,Folkwang-Hochschule, Essen
  • soloist: Susanne Linke
  • music:Ivo Malec, Bernardo Parmegiani, Guy Reibel
  • costumes:Susanne Linke

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1977   Warten Sie auch?

photographer unknown
photographer unknown
  • premiere:March 22nd 1977, Musikhochschule, Köln, in the context of the Ballett Werkstatt directed by Rolf Garske
    with the Folkwang master class
  • dancers:
    soloists:
     Lutz Förster (Herr Wendehals), Frances Carty (Fink Gauch);
    Geta Bahrmann, Gillian Horine, Philip Kilner, Christine Parker (as her thoughts)
  • music:chirping birds
  • costumes:Susanne Linke

(revival:1977/78)

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1977   Puppe?

photographer unknown
photographer unknown
  • revival:1977
  • dancers:(photo collage): Urs Kaufmnn, Beatrice Libonati, Carlos Gollier, Lutz Förster;
    dancers of the FTS-Folkwang Tanzstudio, Essen
  • music:Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:Kv. 563 Andante by the trio Divertimiento
  • costumes:Susanne Linke, Frau Weninger (seamstress)

(premiere:1975)

1977   Satie

photographer unknown
photographer unknown
  • premiere:November 1977, Folkewang-Hochschule, Essen
  • dancers:Lutz Förster (soloist);
    Geta Bahrmann, Christine Brunel, Carlos Gollier, Gillian Horine, Urs Kaufmann, Philip Kilner,
  • Beatrice Libonati
  • music:Eric Satie: various works for piano
  • costumes:Susanne Linke, Frau Weninger (seamstress)

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1977/78   Danse funèbre

photos: André Gelpke
photos: André Gelpke
  • revival:1977/78
  • dancers: Marilen Breuker, Christine Brunel, Kyomi Ichida, Beatrice Libonati,
    Susanne Linke (solo as "Die Seele des verstorbenen Mädchens")
  • music:Gustav Mahler:"Das Lied von der Erde", "Der Abschied", "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen"
    from the 5 Rückert songs
  • costumes:Susanne Linke

(premiere:1975, revivals:1976, 1978)

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1977/78   Warten Sie auch?

photographer unknown
photographer unknown
  • revival:1977/78, Folkwang Tanzstudio, Essen
  • dancers:soloists: Lutz Förster (Herr Wendehals), Beatrice Libonati (Fink Gauch); 
  • group (the thoughts):Geta Bahrmann, Marilen Breuker, Kyomi Ichida, Philip Kilner
  • music:chirping birds
  • costumes:Susanne Linke

(premiere:1977)

1978

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1978   Wandlung

Tribute to Mary Wigman, olo, further developed from "Der Tod und das Mädchen"

photos: Gert Weigelt, Pan Sok, Palash Ranjan Bhaumick
photos: Gert Weigelt, Pan Sok, Palash Ranjan Bhaumick
  • premiere:March 1978, Theater Heidelberg, in the context of the choreographers´meeting
  • soloist:Susanne Linke
  • music:Franz Schubert
  • costume:Susanne Linke, Frau Wenninger (seamstress)

(revivals:1992,2006,2007 and REPERTOIRE>SOLI)

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1978   L´Histoire obscure

photographer unknown
photographer unknown
  • revival:1978
  • dancers: (of the Folkwang Tanzstudio, Folkwang-Hochschule, Essen): soloist Beatrice Libonati (witch);
  • group:Geta Bahrmann, Marilen Breuker, Christine Brunel, Lutz Förster, Kyomi Ichida, Philip Kilner
  • music:Walter Carlos: Air from "Water Music"-Allegro deciso, Domenico Scarlatti: Sonate G-Dur
  • costumes:Susanne Linke

(premiere further developed from "Habe die Ehre...  zum Ball" 1973)

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1978   Die Nächste bitte!

photos: Axel Soestmeier
photos: Axel Soestmeier
  • premiere:May 1978, Folkwang_Hochschule, Essen, Folkwang-Tanzstudio
  • dancers:(premiere) soloists:Christine Brunel, Kyomi Ichida, Beatrive Libonati, Philip Kilner;
  • Geta Bahrmann, MarilenBreuker
  • music:Carlos: American folk songs of the 1950s
  • costumes:Susanne Linke, Frau Wenninger (seamstress)

(revivals: 1978 and 1984)

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1978   Danse funèbre

photographer unknown
photographer unknown
  • revival:1978, Folkwang Tanzstudio, Essen
  • dancers:Marilen Breuker, Christine Brunel, Kyomi Ichida, Barbara Passow;
    Susanne Linke (solo as "Die Seele des verstorbenen Mädchens")
  • music:Gustav Mahler:"Das Lied von der Erde", "Der Abschied", "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen"
    from the 5 Rückert songs
  • costumes:Susanne Linke

(premiere: 1975 - revivals: 1976 and 1977/78)

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1978   Die Nächste bitte!

photos: Thomas Vogt
photos: Thomas Vogt
  • revival:automn 1978, Folkwang_Hochschule, Essen, Folkwang-Tanzstudio
  • dancers:Christine Brunel, Kyomi Ichida, Barbara Passow; Mikhael Honnesseau
    Geta Bahrmann, Marilen Breuker
  • music:American folk songs of the 1950s
  • costumes:Susanne Linke, Frau Wenninger (seamstress)

(premiere: May 1978 - revival: 1984)

1978   Ballade

photos: André Gelpke
photos: André Gelpke
  • premiere:December 9th 1978, Folkwang_Hochschule, Essen, Folkwang-Tanzstudio
  • actor:Sabine Wegner (graduating class of the Folkwang Hochschule für Schauspiel
  • dancers:Francoise André, Marilen Breuker, Christine Brunel, Mikhael Honnesseau
  • Kyomi Ichida, Urs Kaufmann, Barbara Passow
  • music:Moderns Jazz Quartet
  • stage:Steffen Boeckmann
  • costumes:Susanne Linke, Frau Wenninger (seamstress)


1972

1979