Keyword: international

Dance

Kalakuta Republik

Serge Aimé Coulibaly (Bobo-Dioulasso + Brussels)23, 24, 25 May

Kalakuta Republik

Directed by the Burkinabe Serge Aimé Coulibaly, seven astounding dancers recounts the history of the peoples of yesterday and today through the figure of the mythical Fela Kuti.

Theatre

Tous des oiseaux

Wajdi Mouawad (Paris)22, 23, 25, 26, 27 May

Tous des oiseaux

Wajdi Mouawad has returned to the fiery force of his sweeping theatrical epics with a powerful tragedy that is unleashed in the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Theatre

Quasi niente

Daria Deflorian (Rome)
Antonio Tagliarini (Rome)23, 24, 25 May

Quasi niente

Daria Deflorian and Antonio Tagliarini pursue their explorations of invisible lives. The Antonioni film Red Desert is the inspiration for a delicate depiction of a woman adrift.

Theatre

Fantasia

Anna Karasińska (Warsaw)24, 25, 26 May

Fantasia

Six actors, no script. Seated behind the auditorium,Anna Karasińska, a young vital force in Polish theatre, gives directions with a microphone. A laboratory of virtuoso improvisation.

Dance Music

May He Rise and Smell the Fragrance

Ali Chahrour (Beirut)25, 26, 27 May

May He Rise and Smell the Fragrance

The Lebanese choreographer Ali Chahrour presents a primitive ceremony of staggeringly incandescent intensity. Between the sacred and the profane, the funeral procession begins.

Dance

Bacchantes – Prélude pour une purge

Marlene Monteiro Freitas (Mindelo + Lisbon)02, 03 June

Bacchantes – Prélude pour une purge

An ode to the imagination and the irrational. With thirteen dancers and musicians, Bacchantes delights both eye and ear, never running out of steam. Absolutely delicious.

Dance

Put Your Heart Under Your Feet… And Walk!

Steven Cohen (Johannesburg + Lille)27, 28, 29 May

Put Your Heart Under Your Feet… And Walk!

Put Your Heart… is a mournful poem of unbearable beauty, which follows the march of a survivor through a land of mourning. A singularly extreme ritualized cantata.