Sat 23 Oct '2114:15Amare, Den HaagDanstheater
Sat 23 Oct '2119:00Amare, Den HaagDanstheater
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Nasser was twice world champion in groundmoves and is ambassador street football of the KNVB. Younes plays out of his skin with Team El Jackson, breakdancer Simon folds himself in impossible curves and Boris works magic with sound.
Exactly the same they can/do, Nasser and Younes, with their feet, their heads and with the ball. That’s great to see. Since they know exactly what their bodies are capable of, they feel challenged to push the limits. It becomes even more brilliant when Simon makes them laugh with his cool agility. And with his feel for sound and rhythm, Boris supports the movers or on the contrary confuses them. It is as if they are playing a game in which the sole intention is to find each other again and again.
Invited to watch very closely by their accuracy, in their game we see their similarities as well as their differences. Without losing themselves they give it all they got and skim past everything that ever held them back. Their brille transcends everyday folly. In their every attempt, liberty is their holdfast, while they make room for each other’s moods.
Every human a dancer
Corpo Máquina Society works from Tilburg and Breda on professional performances for the theater circuit and on social artistic projects, talent development and cultural participation in the urban environment. One of the forces behind the approach [of Corpo Máquina Society] is the fertile interplay between professional work and social artistic activities.
Corpo Máquina Society works from the principle that there is a dancer in every person. We show that theatrics are everywhere for the taking, and that really everyone has theatrical powers. Instinctive Performance as developed by artistic director Guilherme Miotto is always the starting point.
Choreography: Guilherme Miotto
Performers: Boris de Klerk, Nasser El Jackson, Simon Bus, Stasy Terehhova
Stage and light design: Erik van de Wijdeven
Dramaturgy: Moos van den Broek
Technics: Mathijs Geraerts en Christian Verschuuren
Organisation: Heleen Volman
Graphic design: Marieke van der Schaar
Photography: Ernest Potters