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Kind (Child)

Peeping Tom

Gabriela Carrizo & Franck Chartier
In Kind, we enter a distant and out of joint universe littered by somber fairy tales and magic. We find ourselves in a somber forest at the foot of menacing cliffs, a world that precedes good and evil, in which no limits have been set yet. With infantile tics and gestures, a girl who is … Continued

DIPTYCH / TRIPTYCH

Peeping Tom

Gabriela Carrizo & Franck Chartier
The missing door, The lost room, (The hidden floor) Diptych / Triptych is a new creation by Peeping Tom, scheduled to premiere in 2020. The performance consists of two or three short pieces: The missing door (directed by Gabriela Carrizo), The lost room and The hidden floor (both directed by Franck Chartier). In this new … Continued

Vader (Father)

Peeping Tom

Gabriela Carrizo & Franck Chartier
Vader is set in the visiting area of an old-folks home whose towering walls accentuate the fact that the action takes place deep underground. At the centre of this netherworld, somewhere between the world of the living and the dead, stands the figure of the father, who seems to be distancing himself gradually from the … Continued

Moeder (Mother)

Peeping Tom

Gabriela Carrizo & Franck Chartier
Moeder is not about a mother, but about several mothers. We talk about motherhood, absence, lack. The play searches the memory and the subconscious to reveal what the mother carries as desires, fears, sufferings or violence. (Gabriela Carrizo) Moeder (mother), the second volume of a trilogy that began with Vader (2014) and will close with … Continued

Wakatt

Faso Danse Théâtre

Serge Aimé Coulibaly
After exploring what a commitment to a better world imposes on the individual (Kalakuta Republik) and after a questioning of our contemptuous look on the migrants through some founding myths of West-Africa (Kirina); Wakatt is a reflection on the era in which we live and the fear that dominates it. Wakatt is a performance with … Continued

Africa Simply The Best

Faso Danse Théâtre

Serge Aimé Coulibaly
The three best African dance solos, selected by a jury headed by Serge Aimé Coulibaly, will be touring as from 2020 In 2015, Serge Aimé Coulibaly organised the first Simply The Best, a competition for the best dance solo, which was open to young dancers and choreographers from all over Burkina Faso. in 2019, this … Continued

Kalakuta Republik

Faso Danse Théâtre

Serge Aimé Coulibaly
Inspired by Fela Kuti, the Nigerian composer, saxophonist, conductor, political activist and inventor of Afrobeat, the Belgian-Burkinan choreographer Serge Aimé Coulibaly has created a new performance in which politics is more than just a vague dramaturgical undertone. A dizzying fusion of dance, music and revolution, inspired by the supercharged music and scandalous life of Fela … Continued

Kirina

Faso Danse Théâtre

Serge Aimé Coulibaly
“Kirina was such an inspiring performance; the audience and the press have been very impressed and celebrated the piece as a great success. With the astonishing stage presence of the performers, the thrilling and touching music and mostly with its intelligent and sensitive approach to the postcolonial African identity, it has been such an important … Continued

Through the grapevine

Alexander Vantournhout

In the duet Through the grapevine, Alexander Vantournhout examines the formula of the pas de deux with Axel Guérin. “I heard it through the grapevine”, most people know this expression through the eponymous Marvin Gaye song. The expression refers to receiving information that has passed from person to person, often changing along the way, perhaps … Continued

Red Haired Men

Alexander Vantournhout

There was a red haired man who had no eyes or ears. He didn’t have hair either, so he was called red haired theoretically. He couldn’t speak, since he didn’t have a mouth. He didn’t have a nose either. He didn’t even have any arms or legs. He had no stomach and he had no … Continued

Screws

Alexander Vantournhout

Together with five dancer-acrobats, Vantournhout guides you along a route of reverberating micro performances, from short solos and duets to pointed group choreographies. This site-specific performance invites you out of your seat and guides you on a parcours through a particular building. You can walk around, allowing yourself to be guided, choosing the angles from … Continued

Swing

Circus Ronaldo

With Swing, Circus Ronaldo opens up the stage to a new generation. With his father Danny Ronaldo as his coach, Nanosh Ronaldo and five young circus performers have conjured up the circus and variety vibe of the first half of the 20th century. Swing is a performance for a wide audience and for all ages, … Continued

Sono io ?

Circus Ronaldo

Danny Ronaldo turns fifty this year. An acclaimed clown with more than forty years’ experience standing on stage and tumbling in the sawdust in the ring. “When my son Pepijn was born, the most intense period of international travel in my life began. We were forced to spend so much time apart. And that missed … Continued

Fidelis Fortibus

Circus Ronaldo

A comical and poetic performance with warm humour and slight melancholy, Fidelis Fortibus is a highly unusual solo performance created and performed by award winning circus legend Danny Ronaldo. Danny appears in the ring alone, surrounded by a circle of buried circus artistes. The powerful illusions he creates brings the dead souls back to life. … Continued

Sylvia

Cie Artara

Fabrice Murgia
Fabrice Murgia digs through the journals, short stories and essays of the American poet Sylvia Plath on a quest for this brilliant artist’s soul. The show takes the form of an original pop opera for a singer and nine women. The music is composed by the Belgian pianist and singer-songwriter An Pierlé, who is accompanied … Continued

Cinema Malfait

Circus Ronaldo

Danny Ronaldo has the lead role in Gust Van den Berghe’s new film “Wees blij dat het regent“. For the screening of the film, Circus Ronaldo is converting an aged truck into an old-fashioned, cosy little film theatre, Cinema Malfait. But there’s more! After all, Cinema Malfait will be run by César Malfait (Karel Creemers), … Continued

The Memory of Trees

Cie Artara & LOD muziektheater

Fabrice Murgia & Josse De Pauw
The third part of the Ghost Road cycle focuses on the Russian city Oziorsk, struck by the third biggest nuclear disaster in history. In the heart of this place not found on any map, thousands of people are forced to maintain this secret. And those who present even a shadow of treason pay for it … Continued

A concert called landscape

LOD muziektheater

Josse De Pauw
Following the success of An Old Monk, Josse De Pauw and the jazz musicians of Kris Defoort Trio (Kris Defoort, Lander Gyselinck and Nicolas Thys) are joining each other on stage again. As a child, our ‘landscape’ may be our bedroom, a place where we play and discover things. As an adult, the landscape may … Continued

Come On Feet

granvat

Bert & Stijn Cools
Come On Feet grew out of a love for Electronic Dance Music (EDM). Together with house and afro dance, ‘footwork’ will be presented as a dance style accompanied by live club music. With seven dancers and two musician brothers Stijn and Bert Cools, the choreographer Quan Bui Ngoc (les ballets C de la B) explores … Continued

ANECKXANDER

Alexander Vantournhout

A tragic autobiography of the bodyANECKXANDER is a solo in a minimal setting for one acrobatic body, a handful of carefully selected objects and three variations on a piece of piano music by Arvo Pärt. Balancing on the fine line between tragedy and comedy, Alexander/Aneckxander rewrites the autobiography of his own body: from subject to … Continued

Requiem pour L.

les ballets C de la B

Alain Platel & Fabrizio Cassol
Fourteen musicians from different continents come together around Mozart’s Requiem. In reconstructing that Requiem, they merge their own musical influences with genres including jazz, opera and popularAfrican music. The result should generate a new experience of the original western music piece. Production: les ballets C de la B, Festival de Marseille, Berliner FestspieleCoproduction: Opéra de … Continued

32 rue Vandenbranden

Peeping Tom

Gabriela Carrizo & Franck Chartier
Le Jardin, Le Salon and Le Sous Sol will always be linked with the successful trilogy of the Brussels based dancers collective Peeping Tom. For 32 rue Vandenbranden, Gabriela Carrizo and Franck Chartier take up their position as choreographers and directors for the first time. The cast consists of five new dancers, along with veteran … Continued

Le Dernier Appel / The Last Cry

Marrugeku

“This superb performance combines the virtuosity of its performers with considerable sensitivity. The quite exceptional choreography gives rise to a dialogue and unites worlds and cultures that were previously remote from each other. They take the audience on a marvellous journey whose highly poetical imagination constantly surprises and astonishes.” – Didier Deschamps, directeur van Théâtre … Continued

La Cucina dell’Arte

Circus Ronaldo

Since they were children, the brothers David and Danny Ronaldo have been playing the comedy of human weakness, ‘the clown’. Foolish human power games are also the main theme of La Cucina dell’Arte. The hierarchy behind the pots and pans and the relationship between the chef and the assistant provide perfect situations for these clowns.They … Continued

A Louer / For Rent

Peeping Tom

Gabriela Carrizo & Franck Chartier
With For Rent (A Louer), Peeping Tom takes you on a journey through thought. Generated by that moment of boredom when our thoughts suddenly escape and flee to a parallel world.  It is this thread that runs throughout reality. This universe of memories, of future intentions, of fears, dreams or nightmares, constantly spoilt by reality.  … Continued

Toni Ronaldoni

De Stijle Want

Ladies and Gentlemen, this stirring and dynamic show by that famous maestro Toni Ronaldoni, winner of the Golden Tapir at San Benedetto, signals a dazzling revival of the traditional family circus. This, the first production in the long history of De Stijle, Want… (since 1984) that is suitable for all ages, is a milestone. Never … Continued

The Wild West / Bellevue / Lunapark / Time Machine / Oriental Delight

De Stijle Want

This is theatre from granny’s days. Outside the small circus tent De Stijle, Want… entertains the waiting audience. Inside, in small groups, you choose your own star. Less than a minute later you leave the tent with a souvenir for life. And you don’t say a thing.De Stijle, Want… is a secret pleasure. Those who … Continued