Just as spring beckons, BOZAR throws its doors wide open and invites the Spanish sun in. The programme of this year’s Bruselas Flamenco Festival centres around five themes: songs of protest (‘La Protesta’), Belgian flamenco artists (‘Los Nuestros’), women (‘Las Mujeres’), flamenco dynasties (‘Las Dinastías’) and children (‘Dia Familiar’).
Nothing in their hands, nothing in their pockets, no circus equipment, no video. Just five acrobats made in Brussels who are ambitious enough to defy space and time. Just like in an anime when a character suddenly stops, suspended mid-air, the seven skilful Back Pocket artists created their show by pushing back the limits of their bodies.
One man's life or death were but a small price to pay for the acquirement of the knowledge which I sought.
Laure Prouvost’s first work for the main stage is rooted in her film Dit Learn, in which a quick succession of everyday objects, images and texts encourages you to imbue everything with new meaning. You can expect an ‘expanded cinema experience’ in which recorded and live images duplicate the actions in the theatre – dance, music, sound, projection.
Minuit (‘Midnight’) creates effortlessly moments of happy infinity that are endlessly stolen.
How can dance, choreography, performance, and architecture create a new kind of space together? During Performatik19, choreographer and Kaaitheater artist-in-residence Radouan Mriziga will install a residency project at KANAL – Centre Pompidou. He is inviting dance and architecture students to share their knowledge and practice.
What happens on a fully booked airplane of people who do not know each other when it becomes clear that it is going to crash? Do the passengers become isolated within themselves or do they turn to one another for support? In Dying Together, you will take part in a physically performed thought experiment. A gradually changing constellation of people – and the physical relationships between them – creates a colourful pallet of possible relationships.
World of Fantasy
Bachar Mar-Khalifé’s music is hypnotic, powerful, aerial; it’s enough to transport you to the heights of poetry. But when it collides with Gaëtan Lévêque enchanting circus, images and movement compliment the piano music and the singing.
Another fantastic evening of comedy is ahead, don't miss two of our favorite comedians, John Colleary and Allyson Smith
CATS, THE INTERNATIONAL HIT MUSICAL EXCLUSIVELY IN PALAIS 12 IN BRUSSELSEnglish-spoken London West End production comes to Brussels for the first time
Là is a black and white performance for two Humans and a crow. Là deconstructs skills through lights, sound, unbalanced bodies and the relationship with an animal.