Dubbeldans is the worthy successor of Dubbelspel (with 30CC). Dubbeldans shows new work by well-known choreographers and also introduces new names that are conquering the international stages. Seven doubles combine productions for the big stage (30CC) with more intimate, smaller-scale performances (STUK). Most of the time the two productions come from the same company, but the link can also be a thematic one.
The young French collective (LA)HORDE is interested in the post-internet. The younger generation no longer reduces the Internet to a reflection of reality; it uses the virtual world as space for self-expression and artistic creation.
A quartet created by Salva Sanchis and Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, A Love Supreme is based on John Coltrane’s eponymous album. This collaboration, started in 2005, comprises a meeting between two choreographers who share the same fascination for an iconic piece of music.
In the mechanisms of classical conflict, myths often create clarity. If we omit the daily noise of news reports and opinions, myths can offer insights into humankind’s tragic actions.
Alexander Vantournhout’s work seeks physical extremes on the cutting edge of dance and circus. Among the light, humorous virtuosity he exhibits, there is often a dark side: a man’s tragic quest to transcend himself.
Chroma_don’t be frightened of turning the page is an enchanting solo work by Italian choreographer Alessandro Sciarroni. From his fascination with repetitive movements and folk dancing, he focuses on rotation or ‘spinning’.
Choreographer Lisbeth Gruwez has taken an idiosyncratic direction in recent years with a trilogy about the ecstatic body, which outstandingly displays the impact of emotions, such as laughter and fear, on the body. The Sea Within establishes a change of direction.
Under the direction of composer Fabrizio Cassol, fourteen musicians from different continents rework Mozart’s Requiem. They fuse the classical masterpiece with jazz, opera, popular African music, and more.
Achterland is a seminal choreography in Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s oeuvre.
Through advertising, films, and the internet, we are constantly confronted with images of sexualised bodies. Every form of intimacy is eroticised and commercialised.
From Molenbeek with Love is Yassin Mrabtifi’s first solo work. Dance is his language. With a distinctive blend of hip-hop, voguing, contemporary dance, and stand-up comedy, he connects to a conversation about society, identity, art, and Molenbeek – his home.
Dark Field Analysis focuses on the intensity of life. In this mysterious performance, the organic is interwoven with the synthetic, the human with the animal, and the material with the ethereal.
Maybe it’s a cabaret of questions with no answers
Maybe it’s all about ‘you’
Maybe you should come alone
Maybe you’ll find your true love at the end
The brand new DANCE ON ENSEMBLE invites internationally renowned choreographers to get to grips with the experience, charisma and dramatic power of top dancers from the past.
Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cello Suites are considered a milestone in Western music history. Their ingenious architecture, dancing rhythms and timeless beauty continue to speak to us today.
Which events have inspired communities to unite and look for new alternatives? Why do people turn to charismatic leaders? How much power do these people actually have? How much freedom can be found within a movement?
Under the wing of the company of Wim Vandekeybus, in 2015 Seppe Baeyens developed his first m
In Cry Jailolo seven young Indonesian dancers deliver a powerful messag
When the composer Gustav Mahler was diagnosed with a fatal heart disease he confided in a fri