(2003) Playing on the fusion between the real and surreal, the beautiful and the grotesque, Faked examines the sensations and feelings behind the mask and make up of the performer. Eccentric characters co exist in space, creating a magic world juxtaposed with the play of inner and outer realities.

Choreography: Hanna Gillgren
Design: Heidi Rustgaard

Direction: Mark Whitelaw
Performance: Hanna Gillgren and Heidi Rustgaard
Funded by London Arts and The Embassy of Sweden.
Faked premiered at The Place in 2003 and was subsequently part of the Junge Hunde Network with performances in Copenhagen, Antwerpen, Paris and Meiningen

what the press says
“Hanna Gillgren and Heidi Rustgaard brings a choreographic gem from Britain to Meinigen where they transform George’s Off into a varieté.”
Plaschke, Thüringer Allgemein