The Legend Kafka

Worlds of a Visionary Manusarts


Ballett Kiel


A dream-like journey combining play and dance, dissolving the borders between Kafka’s life and his fiction. International premiere at CPH STAGE by Hamburg based Manusarts and the renowned choreographer Yaroslav Ivanenko and Ballet Kiel. Experience 14 actors and dancers in a multimedia production, that digs into the legend of Kafka. While Kafka’s protagonists find themselves at the mercy of anonymous powers, the author himself felt caught up between opposing forces. A life long struggle and yet the wellspring of his creative inspiration. An exploration of Kafka’s life and works mixing acting and dance.
Supported by Kulturbehörde Hamburg og Københavns Kommune

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  • Yaroslav Ivanenko (Choreographer)
  • Jana Pulkrabek (Director)
  • Sonja Valentin (Dramaturg)
  • John Wiseman (Actor)
  • Siegmar Tonk (Actor)
  • Luisa Taraz (Actor)
  • Alexey Irmatov (Dancer)
  • Nikolaos Doede (Dancer)
  • Edward James Gottschall (Dancer)
  • Anna Romanova (Dancer)
  • Kerry Norton (Actor)
  • Oliver Hermann (Actor)


Østerfælled Torv 37
2100 København Ø