PREMIERE

Kheireddine Lardjam

FIÈVRES

theatre

FIÈVRES
FIÈVRES

theatre

Fri 21.02 - Sat 22.02.20

FIÈVRES is the story of the small streams that coalesced to form the tempestuous torrent of the popular uprising in Algeria in February 2019. Starting from the actual events of the revolution, the author Mustafa Benfodil sketches a universal portrait of resistance and the indisputable role played in it by women.

Daina Ashbee

Laborious Song

dance

Laborious Song
Laborious Song

dance

Tue 03.03.20

In her first creation for a male dancer, the young Canadian choreographer Daina Ashbee uses repetition to attain a form of trance and transformation. She traces the forms of vulnerability that transcend gender. Performer Benjamin Kamino submits to the extremely precise, constantly developing pattern. Where is the dividing line between the restlessness and the playfulness of a naked body? Last year, Ashbee won a prestigious Bessie Award!

Esther Mugambi & Marloeke van der Vlugt

Podcast for introverts. Episode 4: How to be fluid

performance

Podcast for introverts. Episode 4: How to be fluid
Podcast for introverts. Episode 4: How to be fluid

performance

Wed 04.03 - Thu 05.03.20

Podcast for Introverts is a one-woman performance, a poetic guide to living in this media-saturated world. Esther Mugambi and Marloeke van der Vlugt invite you into the process of creating her podcast – an ironic self-help manual. Especially for WoWmen!, they aremaking a new episode: How to be fluid. they explore shifting gender identities, watery landscapes and the search for a suitable pronoun for individual and collective stories. 

Remah Jabr

Broken Shapes

theatre

Broken Shapes
Broken Shapes

theatre

Fri 20.03 - Sat 21.03.20

A young woman in a city that has been occupied for decades. On the day of her father’s funeral, she discovers his architectural drawings. Broken Shapes is a hybrid theatrical experience between installation, video and performance that explores how physical surroundings affect us mentally. Onstage we see one actress, her words are supported and interrupted by the visual interventions around her.

Tristero

Iemand van ons

theatre

Iemand van ons
Iemand van ons

theatre

Thu 26.03 - Wed 01.04.20

For this ‘remake’ of Iemand van ons (2005), Tristero has mobilized a seasoned cast with plenty of life experience. Reinhilde Decleir, Mark Verstraete, Janine Bischops, Bob De Moor, Kristin Arras and Kris Smet all get into a big bed together and talk about politics, love and life. With a great sense of humour, they ask one another personal questions, listen, toss and turn on the bed, and reveal their inner selves.

Joost Vandecasteele

Culturo Says No

theatre

Culturo Says No
Culturo Says No

theatre

Tue 05.05 - Wed 06.05.20

‘I resist the laziness of resistance. I am disgusted by how rage imagines itself to be a valid argument. I am ashamed of the dullness of the screamers. After Otaku, In Onaanvaardbare Staat and Habeus Corpus Joost Vandecasteele is returning with this new solo.

Radouan Mriziga

Tafukt

dance

Tafukt
Tafukt

dance

Fri 08.05 - Tue 12.05.20

Tafukt/The Sun/Athena is a dance solo and the first part of a trilogy focused on epistemologies and mythologies of the Tamazigh – the indigenous population of Northern Africa. How can we challenge the current canon? Can performance function as a tool of resistance? Radouan Mriziga seeks to create a space for reflections on the past in order to strive for a more inclusive future.

Encyclopédie de la parole

Suite n° 4

theatre music

Suite n° 4
Suite n° 4

theatre

Tue 19.05 - Sun 24.05.20

In the first part of Suite n° 4, recognizable and anonymous voices overlap as though they were coming from different acoustic spaces. In the second part, the voices are accompanied by eight musicians from Ictus. The Encyclopédie de la parole collective presents a performance about absence, like an opera without singers or a theatre without actors. For 150 minutes, you hear a thousand concrete situations in more than 30 languages.