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OZ - Der Zaubert in uns


WINNER of the Ikarus Prize 2023

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Idea and Choreography: Joy Alpuerto Ritter
From and with dancers: Alba De Miguel Fuertes, Joshua Nsubuga, Joy Alpuerto Ritter, Liam Wustrack
Dramaturgy: Livia Patrizi
Original Music: Sion Trefor
Song „Ein goldener Weg“: Max Prosa
Visuals/Stage Set up: Lucian Patermann
Costumes: Linda Spörl
Lighting design: Fabian Bleisch
Text: Lukas Steltner
Voice of the story teller: Livia Patrizi

Produced by Tanzkomplizen Berlin

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@ René Löffler & Lucian Patermann

@ Dieter Hartwig

"Passage 4.7" work in progress

Documentary 2022

Artistic Director/Choreographer Joy Alpuerto Ritter
Visual Artist Lucian Patermann 
Music Composer Lih Qun Wong 
Choreographic collaborators and Dancers

Alba de Miguel Fuertes, Black Pearl de Almeida Lima, Liam Wustrack, Kalli Tarasidou, Abdullah Hatem, Charmene Pang, Hector Ferrer 

Producer Christine Maupetit
Production Manager Julia Leonhardt

Videographer Martin Mostert 

Supported by the NATIONAL PERFORMANCE NETWORK - STEPPING OUT, funded by the Minister of State for Culture and Media within the framework of the initiative NEUSTART KULTUR. Assistance Program for Dance.

Thanks to Theaterhaus Berlin Schöneweide and BattleROYAL studio Berlin

"Man or God"

previewed at the Cannon factory in London 2022 , further touring coming up in 2023 ...

Artistic Direction Mavin Khoo
Choreography Joy Alpuerto Ritter & Akram Khan Co-Creative Direction Joy Alpuerto Ritter
Composition, Creative & Music Direction Gideon Berger Film Direction Maxime Dos
Lighting Designer Ric Mountjoy
Text Mavin Khoo & Jack McMahon
Creative Consultant Céline Gaubert

Dancers Mavin Khoo & Hector Ferrer
Rehearsal Directors Nicky Henshall & Anjuli Hudson

Moving the Forum

"If I ruled the world - Zeichen der Zeit"

Artistic Direction and Choreography: Joy Alpuerto Ritter and Lukas Steltner.

Music : Elsa M'bala

From and with : Mira Antonina Campo Jastrzębski, Maria Galina Junge, Lena Tatjana Mahlke, Nastasja Berezin, Anwen Sereina Ortiz, Hannah Juliane Steenbeck, Arnold Toko, Djamila Schäffer, Marike Eva Helena Sauer, Ann Francis Ang, Anas Allaham, Julian Emmerich

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Short Film "Balett Black - Eightfold "out now on Channel 4 UK !!!!


An extraordinary dance film, based on the ancient Ogdoad, and featuring some of the most exciting choreographic talent from around the world, performed by the multi-award-winning Ballet Black.
Joy Alpuerto Ritter is one of the 8 choreographers who worked with Ballet Black dancer Ebony Thomas and Music by Lih Qun Wong.

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Joy Alpuerto Ritter creates a new piece "UNDA" inspired by Isadora Duncan and produced by the Viviana Durante Company.

The Triple Bill "ISADORA NOW" premiered in the Barbican London in 2020.

New shows on October 27 + 28 , 2021 in the Stanislavski theatre in Moscow.


@ David Scheinmann

New Video coming out soon !!!

Choreography, Dance and Concept by Joy Alpuerto Ritter, in collaboration with Music composer Sion Trefor, Film Director & Editor Marites Carino, Costume Designer Lauren Steel, DOP Peter Kreil, Make up artist Yohanna Yfara van der Pool. Images by Kooné

Funded and supported by  

#Katapultberlin #Distanzsolo

@ Kooné

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THE FALL - New Creation and Collaboration with Hannes Langolf (DV8, Akram Khan Company). Sharing our work in progress in beautiful Orsolina28 in Italy.

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@ Andrea Guermani

Joy's Solo Work BABAE has been chosen to be one of the Aerowaves 2020. Check out for upcoming Shows in the Calendar.

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@ Piero Tauro

Joy Alpuerto Ritter is part of the Opening night of Tanztage Berlin 2018 with her new Solo "Alter Egos". Here is an article of the Tagesspiegel from Jan 4th 2018.

Joy Alpuerto Ritter has been nominated at the NATIONAL DANCE AWARDS UK 2016 in the category  "OUTSTANDING FEMALE PERFORMANCE" (MODERN) in 'Until the Lions' for Akram Khan Company.
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A portrait about Joy Alpuerto Ritter in the TANZ magazine from January 2017
from Astrid Kaminski.

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