© Hans Meijer
Mette Ingvartsen

The Dancing Public

Tonight, is for dancing
Tonight, we’ll be dancing…

In The Dancing Public, Ingvartsen explores ecstatic movement at social gatherings in the aftermath of a pandemic. Her solo blows up the solitary confinement of 2020 with a mix of unstoppable movements, incessant music, words and chants in infernal tempos and rhythms. The Dancing Public is a dance party, a spoken word concert and an expression of physical madness to the point of exhaustion. What is this extreme need for movement that we feel in our bodies today? Are we ready to taste life to the full again?

Concept & Performance: Mette Ingvartsen
Lighting design: Minna Tiikkainen
Set design: Mette Ingvartsen & Minna Tiikkainen
Dramaturgy: Bojana Cvejić
Music: Affkt, Scanner, Radio Boy, Simo Cell, LCC, Ikonika, VII Circle, Kangding Ray, Paula Temple, Ron Morelli Technical direction: Hans Meijer
Company management: Ruth Collier
Production & administration: Joey Ng
A production of Great Investment vzw
Supported by the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès within the framework of the New Settings Program, Bikubenfonden.
Co-production: PACT Zollverein (Essen), Kaaitheater (Brussels), Festival d’Automne (Paris), Les Spectacles Vivants – Centre Pompidou (Paris), Tanzquartier (Vienna), SPRING Performing Arts Festival (Utrecht), Kunstencentrum Vooruit (Ghent), Les Hivernalles (Avignon), Charleroi danse centre chorégraphique de Wallonie - Bruxelles
Funded by: The Flemish Authorities & The Danish Arts Council

Thu 5 May 2022 21:00


Hal 5


€16 (standard)
€12 (reduction)

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