Directed by Constanza Macras
Performed at Kaufhaus Jardorf, Berlin, Schaubühne am Lehninerplatz, Berlin, The Avignon Festival France, Creteil and Lile Paris and Bordeaux France, Chennai, Mumbai and Bangalore India Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan, New York (Dance Theatre Workshop), Minneapolis and On The Boards, Seattle USA

Back to the Present premiered as a site-specific performance in a former department store in Berlin in June and September 2003.
Where do you go when you don’t want to deal with the past or the future? The performers of Back to the Present find themselves in a common space. A casting for a reality show. Getting back to the present means living on top of layers of yesterday’s throwaways, or underneath or between them Back to the Present: How do you recycle the stuff that never decomposes like love letters, flags, old props and old ideas?