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“It’s striking! You have to hear us – you’ll be thinking of us.”
From the rhythmical noise of the Bauhaus band to the inspiring art of the fugue, to the performances of contemporary composers: Life at the Bauhaus was always accompanied by background music, though it was not even on the curriculum.
Bauhaus Stage, Dessau
With the move into the new school building in Dessau, in 1926 the Bauhaus gained a “house-stage” of its own. Although there had been a stage workshop in Weimar from 1921, “we [...] had to give our productions on a sort of dubious suburban podium there”.
Art in the Age of Movement
Inspired by Bauhaus modernist art, Hedwig founder Jan Bartoszek’s newest work “Futura” is a vibrant and colorful exploration of how dance shapes and is shaped by society, art, architecture, and design in the 21st century.
Members of the Bauhaus Band with Oskar Schlemmer
It was photos like the one of the members of the Bauhaus band that brought Lux Feininger worldwide fame. They convey vitality 'joie de vivre' and enjoyment of the arts, as well as the fashionable taste of the time.
The stagecraft workshop was headed first by Lothar Schreyer and from 1923 by Oskar Schlemmer. Schlemmer introduced his students to modern dance and had a lasting impact on stage activities at the Bauhaus.