The “Urban Shaman” project is the initiative of the company ADN Dialect, aimed to unifying various cultures around a single theme - “dance” as a universal language with an innovative project
The collective - whose style is defined by its emphasis on the interdisciplinary wishes to create a context where the cultural, social, political and ideological differences that divide people are, at least for the duration of the project, put aside, and instead draw attention to what human beings have in common. In other words, to nurture what has brought humanity together in a peaceful and universal way since the dawn of time: dance.
Essential, human, risky and both collective but deeply intimate for every performer, this cultural exchange project was designed to fit every stage situation.The creation of the final performance, is aimed share the notion of TRANCE (common between cultures) through dance and music as a universal languages and vectors of reflection.
A Cultural Exchange between artists
The company ADN Dialect travels the world to meet companies, theaters, universities or other professional structures wishing to join the Urban Shaman project. Born in Switzerland as cultural exchange project "Urban Shaman" produces in few days of workshop, performances every time different, based on visited cultures, styles and guest artists.
"Dance brings people together" of that is firmly convinced the choreographer Angelo Dello Iacono, after having worked on five continents. The binomial Urban Shaman evoke both urban cities and our modern lifestyle, as well as the term "shaman" refers to the inherited wisdom of ancient cultures.