Ligia Lewis

Water Will (in Melody)

dance

Water Will (in Melody)
Water Will (in Melody)

06.12 – 07.12.2019

Water Will (in Melody) is a devised choreographic work for four performers that uses melodrama as a point of departure. Wrestling with language and notions of ‘the will’, this dystopian fantasy becomes a space for negotiating desire, imagination, and feelings of an encroaching end.

Milo Rau/NTGent

Orestes in Mosul

theatre

Orestes in Mosul
Orestes in Mosul

11.10 – 12.10.2019

An apparently endless chain of murders and blood feuds: this is the plot of the Oresteia. In Orestes in Mosul, Milo Rau combines the tragedy of tragedies with contemporary political conflicts. With an international ensemble of Iraqi and European actors – including Johan Leysen – he presents an Oresteia for our time.

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Duo Agnes Quackels and Barbara Van Lindt to take over general and artistic coordination of Kaaitheater

Duo Agnes Quackels and Barbara Van Lindt to take over general and artistic coordination of Kaaitheater
Duo Agnes Quackels and Barbara Van Lindt to take over general and artistic coordination of Kaaitheater

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The Board of Directors announced today that Agnes Quackels and Barbara Van Lindt will become the general and artistic coordinators of Kaaitheater. The pair will be employed by the Brussels-based arts centre on a part-time basis and will take up their new positions at the end of October.

VIDEO: Bojana Cvejić on Aesthetic individualism

or dancing solo in the 21st century

VIDEO: Bojana Cvejić on Aesthetic individualism
VIDEO: Bojana Cvejić on Aesthetic individualism

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To round up TO AUTHENTICITY… AND BEYOND!, we invite performance theorist Bojana Cvejić for a final talk, followed by a conversation with Prof. Rudi Laermans. Laermans wrote the essay Be(come) yourself!, which marked the beginning of this season’s series on authenticity.

The future is showing its teeth

Kaaitheater 2019-2020

The future is showing its teeth
The future is showing its teeth

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For two centuries, the path of progress, innovation, growth, development, boundless possibility, self-realization and profit has led us away from the church tower and towards the whole world. The affect of this path, the unconscious framework that shapes our emotions, has been incredibly effective. It has led our imagination to run wild even though we knew that there were risks involved and that there would inevitably be victims.

VIDEO: The Political Party | Alternative Election Show

VIDEO: The Political Party | Alternative Election Show
VIDEO: The Political Party | Alternative Election Show

Video

On the eve of the European, federal and regional elections, The Political Party is organizing an alternative election show to offer a stage to the opinionmakers of tomorrow. Europe, access to justice, labour and precarity, ecology, democracy, decolonization, education, public health: nine young, progressive will explore these eight themes. How will we face and tackle the challenges of today and tomorrow together?

Kennis delen en samen verbeelden

een gesprek met Thomas Bellinck

Kennis delen en samen verbeelden
Kennis delen en samen verbeelden

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In de voorstelling Simple as ABC #3: The Wild Hunt, zet theatermaker Thomas Bellinck een meerstemming portret neer van wat hij vandaag één van de meest acute vormen van mensenjacht noemt. 

'It will only be a good piece if we genuinely dance it together'

a conversation with Rosas dancers Cynthia Loemij & Thomas Vantuycom

'It will only be a good piece if we genuinely dance it together'
'It will only be a good piece if we genuinely dance it together'

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Between the performances of the new Rosas production The Six Brandenburg Concertos, we invited Cynthia Loemij and Thomas Vantuycom to reflect with us on Rosas’ almost forty-year history. A conversation with two generations.