The aesthetics of cabaret and vaudeville is being used as a stereotype of entertainment. However, the typical show cannot be accomplished. Lucy, the protagonist, is unable to entertain her audience as she is supposed to do. It is precisely from this inability that something new arises, a world full of possibilities for action beyond what is preset, creating an atmosphere where this uncertainty ends up revealing its own beauty.

LUCY LIVE

 

Eve was expelled from the Garden of Eden after she ate from the forbidden apple. Since then her erratic soul is still present in people lives on the earth.

This is the story of her descendents: a singer, a French bohemian woman, a general, a witch, a politician and Janis Joplin. All of them have a common destiny marked by temptation, desire and rebellion.

 

Diana’s Gadish background in contemporary dance and choreography is visible in her clown.

The spectator is plunged into a world of emotions and sensations. A tale of womanhood is explained through the expressions and movements of the characters.

 

Genesis Joplin presents a singular humor, entertaining, disconcerting and poetic.

GENESIS JOPLIN

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HICCUP FOR HOME

Second version of "Hiccup for Home. " It premiered at Melkweg (Amsterdam) as final work at SNDO. For this occasion, the original one was adapted to the interpreter Ria Higler. While the first version has a more raw quality and theatrical elements are as limited as possible, in this second version some theatrical elements as clothing items, text and character have been introduced, moving in a delicate balance between real and fictitious space.

HICCUP FOR HOME II

HANDLE WITH CARE  

Handle with care is a show that plays with simple elements, such as cardboard boxes and papers, the plasticity of forms and atmospheres throught movement.

With a suggestive, poetic, visual language, the interaction between the performer and the audience increases through the show, ending up with a shared protagonism and a complete transformation of the space.

Through playfulness and humor, it hightlight the fragility of human being and the need to take care of each other.

 

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ATLANTIS sketch of a landscape

ATLANTIS sketch of a landscape is intended as a practice and movement/voice research that can be shared as a laboratory or workshop and as a performance, in front of an audience.

The tittle refers to the myth of a civilization that has disappeared. The more extended belief is that it sunk under the waters.The main axis of work is the relation of the body with the ground/earth and body memory, especially in relation to the territory; addressing not only personal memory, but also inherited and collective memory. It is a proposal of immersion, reaching depths where fiction and reality are no longer discernible.

 

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A body is looking repeatedly and unsuccessfully for a place to belong and a structure in which it can feel safe.

 

This time, the architecture of the theatre is used in an unusual way. The performer moves on and off the stage, appearing and disappearing. Thus, the theatre becomes a window that allows the viewer to see only snippets of the work.

 

On one hand it emphasizes the real space, the architecture of the theatre, and at the same time, using the elements provided by this same architecture, it hints at a fictional universe.

 

With a very unique body language and unusual staging, here we face the question of how cultural mechanisms respond to the need to cling to structures and identities, and at the same time, our inability to maintain them.

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