Dream Sequence

Still images from the presentation at the Tanzhalle Wiesenburg Berlin in November 2022. Film by Janne Ebel, still images chosen by Emese Csornai.

Video documentation of the presentation with test audience

Project Description

Dream Sequence is a research project of the lighting designer Emese Csornai. In this research project, she investigates the possibility of transfering the dream sequence, as a device in film, to the theater space. Her guiding questions: “Is film’s dream to get into the world of theater? And is the theater trying to get into the clothes of film, adverstising itself as something comprehendable on a screen?” For her, dream sequence enables us as audience to disappear in the protagonist’s head with a language more abstract than the rest of the film. In this research we also dive into the realm of pop culture, dreams, and the rhythm of a contemporary life.


Research by and with: Silvia Bennett, Yvonne Sembene, Bilawa Respati, Emese Csornai filmed by Janne Ebel. Gefördert vom Fonds Darstellende Künste aus Mitteln der Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien im Rahmen von NEUSTART KULTUR.