Marthy Hecker

Projects


8 May 2021

An internal video documentation of the Festival Patchwork 2021.

Patchwork represents the artistic impulse of eurythmy.

Tatjana Rudenko and Marthy Hecker were present with their performance "Tinder Date''.



7 May 2021

Performing Tinder Date

They aren't particularly talkative. We've spent whole evenings and nights on Tinder, chit chatting about this and that. It felt like we could have talked forever. I thought they might be the one...

Concept: Marthy Hecker | Choreography in collaboration with: Tatjana Rudenko | Performers: Marthy Hecker, Tatjana Rudenko | Text spoken by: Tatjana Rudenko | Music by: The Mañana People | Text writer: Dutch anonym | Translation to English: Lisa Holsteijn | Text editing: Bas Onokiewicz | Costume and props: Tatjana Rudenko | Light design: Marthy Hecker | Coaching: Johanna Kunetskyi, Helga Mattke, Jaschar Noubar Markazi.

@ Patchwork Festival 2021

EurythmieMiniaturenSerie | 12 KurzPerformances
von 10 Minuten | GRATTULA BEDATTULA | For a varied eurythmy landscape.



30 April - 2 May 2021

co-organiser of  'De Viering van de Toekomst'

Who am I? Who do I want to be? What do I want to contribute to the future? What initiatives does society need? On this 3-day event we want to work together. What questions do you want to ask yourself? Which impulses live in you, which dreams are ready to be realized in the (physical) world? Together we will create a culture in which you, as a young, energetic person, will feel the space to realize your dreams. At the same time we realize possibilities for building a loving world. We do this with great strength, joy and hope.

Organisers: Arthur, Bram, Bregje, Janna, Marieke, Marthy, Mirte & Roos



24 April 2021

Filming 'My Phone is my Religion' and Bach - Allemande

My Phone is My Religion will be the fourth installment of the Global Village series. Kristien Rudenko will animate the design.

Bach - Allemande was a pre-project with Gia van den Akker for the Dutch Eurythmy Theatre starting in September 2021.



23 April 2021

Performing My Phone is my Religion @ Close Up

What lies behind the urge to get a “Like”? Why do we check our phones every few seconds to see if we have a new message? This is how we get the most current news, within milliseconds it is beamed to our hands.

Is it the longing for human contact, or are we truly addicted to our smartphones?

Concept, Choreography, Performers, Costumes: Marthy Hecker & Tatjana Rudenko | Musicians: Alvaro Arango & Tim Weissinger | Choreography in collaboration with: Gia van den Akker & Melaine MacDonald.



23 April 2021

Performing Bach - Allemande @ Close Up

When Bach was the band conductor in Köthen, Germany, he wrote 6 works for solo violin called: Sei Solo à violino senza Basso accompagnato.

Bach composed Allemande between 1714 and 1720, making them over 300 years old.

The partita is composed of dance forms; which in this performance, there is a play of eurythmy, singing and dancing. The costumes are a nod to court life in Köthen.

Choreography: Gia van den Akker | Music:  Bach - Allemande from the partita 2 in  d mineur | Played by: Sven van de Voorde | Performers: Maaike Kleissen, Marie-Pierre Murigneux, Tatjana Rudenko, Marthy Hecker.



20 April 2021

Performing Global Village
@Eventeurythmie.TanzFestival Bonn 2021

What lies behind the urge to get a "Like"? Why do we check our phones every few seconds to see if we have a new message? We get the most current news delivered within milliseconds in the palm of our hands.

Is it the longing for human contact, or are we truly addicted to our smartphones?



19 - 21 April 2021

Organizing Eventeurythmie.TanzFestival 2021

First eurythmy livestream festival with: V:OICED | words from asphalt - Gail Langstroth | Durchgangslager - Hans Wagenmann | Appassionata – Situative Komposition - Ihoch3 | Abschlusskurs 2021 - Alanus Hochschule | Abschlusskurs 2021 - Hogeschool Leiden Abschlusskurs 2021 - Institute for Inspired Movement | Manto, in Variationen - Jona Lindermayer | GeGender - Milena Hendel | Global Village - Tatjana Rudenko & Marthy Hecker. 



14 February 2021

Short Film Premiere @Youtube
Global Village - Should I Sneak Off?

We’ve spent whole evenings and nights on Tinder, chit chatting about this and that. It felt like we could have talked forever. I thought they might be the one…



7 - 11 December 2020

Pedagogy eurythmie / story telling project week @ FWS Erlbach

Together with Matthew Sonnicks, we designed a eurythmy / story telling / theater / music project week for children from grades 1 to 4.

The children danced, played, narrated and sang the stories 'The Loud House' and 'The Flying Mouse'.



3 December 2020

Eurythmy presentation class 10 @ FWS Ostfriesland

Three weeks of practice. Two eurythmy performance group pieces to music by Sergei Rachmaninoff - 10 Preludes Op. 23: 1 Largo in F-Sharp Minor and to text by Billie Eilish - My Future. Seven solos, duos and trios to music by Frederic Chopin - 24 Preludes Op 28: No. 2 in A minor / No. 4 in E Minor / No. 6 in B Minor / No. 7 in A Major / No. 9 in E Major / No. 16 in B-Flat Major / Antonio Vivaldi - Winter



24 October 2020

Short Film + live experience
Global Village - Should I Sneak Off?

@ KleinKunstAbend in der Einsatztstelle25

Bunter Mund

Bach - Sarabande d minor played by Hilary Hahn



6 - 8 March 2020

Performing The White Snake
and a part of Global Village

@ Movopoesie Festival in Vienna presented a broad spectrum of styles, themes and working methods. Sixteen ensembles or soloists from Holland, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, but also from Georgia, Israel, Argentina, Uruguay, Russia and Japan showed their current productions.
There was something extraordinary to see for all age groups.



29 February 2020

Premier Global Village
a production from NorthWest ETC

What lies behind the urge to get a “Like”? Why do we check our phones every few seconds to see if we have a new message? This is how we get the most current news, within milliseconds it is beamed to our hands. Is it the longing for human contact, or are we truly addicted to our smartphones?

Concept, choreography and performing: Tatjana Rudenko & Marthy Hecker



14 December 2021

The NorthWest ETC invites you to the event "PARTY LIKE(!) THERE IS MAÑANA". Namely, party mood will be video documented on the day and your party loneliness or even your specific party laziness is very welcomed on the evening! The video material will later be part of the multi-media performance "Global Village".
After filming, the band The Mañana People will give a concert and there will be space for exchanging on the topic of partying.



4 - 16 November 2019

Netherlands tour The White Snake

NorthWest ETC went on tour and achieved nine performances in the Netherlands.
Seven of these were at various Waldorf schools, one at an international Waldorf school and one public performance in the Elisabeth Vreedehuis in The Hague. With these performances we reached
1.276 spectators.



17 October 2019

Premier The White Snake
a production from NorthWest ETC

Inspired by the fairytale from the Brothers Grimm called "The White Snake”, it tells the story of Timon who is able to understand the language of the animals. Through his new found ability, he goes out on a journey where he is able to help many animals along the way. Through interdisciplinary choreography from Alexander Seeger and produced through Mei Kadic, “The White Snake presents a lively experience of the English language. Brought to life through eurythmy, songs, acting and colourful costumes, the children can dive into a magical world.



Since July 2019

Co-founder NorthWest ETC

The NorthWest Eurythmy-Theatre Company is a constant interdisciplinary platform where live professional eurythmy theatre can be realized with the intention of bringing performances to audiences around the globe.

We are a traveling company from the get-go!

We believe, it is through human connection and social interaction that we can inspire each other and make a difference. 



September 2018 - June 2019

Performer @Maerchenensemble Stuttgart

The Maerchenensemble is part of the post-graduate stage training at the Eurythmeum Stuttgart (https://www.eurythmeumstuttgart.de/buehne/buehnenausbildung). With the two programs - Die Sechs Diener as well as an artistic evening program with music pieces Johannes Brahms, Zoltán Kodály, August Kopisch, Ralf Kux, Domenico Scarlatti, Dimitri Schostakowitsch, Franz Schubert, and text from Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, Nelly Sachs, Shell Silverstein und Rudolf Steiner - we toured internationally.
We performed 121 times and reached over 20.000 spectators in Germany, Italy, China, South Africa, Netherlands, Switzerland, Georgia, Armenia and South Korea.



4 & 5 May 2018

Performing ...amOng...

An abstract landscape of situations and moods based on the relationship between my mother and me.

Choreography in collobaration with Melaine MacDonald.

 

@ Patchwork Festival 2018

2 days. 3 performances à 8 impressions. 12 patches. On 4 & 5 May 2018, curious & interested people, eurythmists & eurythmy-connected people came together at the TheaterForum Kreuzberg in Berlin to encounter a colourful, diverse performance landscape.