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Dominique Mercy has been a dancer at the Tanztheater Wuppertal for 45 years. He was involved in the creation of 32 pieces by Pina Bausch. Pina Bausch died in 2009. Dominique Mercy took over the artistic direction of Tanztheater Wuppertal for four years, together with Robert Sturm.

The interview covers these questions:
- How can pieces be passed on in the future?
- Are Pina's pieces timeless?
- How do the pieces change?
- How did the transmission of roles happen with Pina?

The interview took place in Wuppertal on the 26th of October 2021.

Dominique Mercy in an interview with Anne Linsel
Wuppertal, 26th of October 2021

Camera and sound: Klaus Sturm
Editing: Christian Edgar Scholz

Funded by: The Federal Comissioner for Culture and Media, Ministry of Culture and Science of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia and Stadtsparkasse Wuppertal
© Pina Bausch Foundation 2021



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