Etoile Chaville, Meltem Nil & Julian Datta (trio)
Etoile Chaville (voice/movement), Meltem Nil (voice/movement) and Julian Datta (six-string-banjo) form an ensemble performing in different constellations. The narrative, visual, and musical patterns they create are informed by the world they live in, personal experiences, hopes, fears, joys, and doubts. Their instant compositions are a unique blend of emotional intensity, architectural geometry, embodied poetry, and absurd beauty.
Etoile Chaville is a dancer, singer, choreographer and creator of interdisciplinary performance and dance-theater works. Her work merges contemporary dance, physical theatre, opera, chanson, humor and poetry. Improvisation is the backbone of each of her projects. She regularly performs pieces composed in real time at Berliner locations for experimental theatre and has worked for diverse dance & theater companies.
Meltem Nil has been improvising on stage since 2008. Since 2014 she has also been showing 60-minute solo improvisations. Her work is influenced by visual art and music.She shows her work also at festivals and she worked as a choreographer with the youth orchestra Ludwigsburg. She studied visual art.
Julian Datta is a guitar player based in Berlin. In the field of contemporary improvisation, he prefers the six-string-banjo. He has performed improvised music with Steffen Faul, Benedikt Bindewald, and Adam Caine, as well as playing solo. He has also worked with Santiago Blaum's music theatre company, film composer Christian Conrad, rapper Sister Fa, and many others.