Bouchra Ouizguen Ottof (Morocco)

Ottof - diligent ants – is how Moroccan choreographer Bouchra Ouizguen describes the group of older women she has been working with for years. They are not regular dancers, but aitas, who according to a long-standing tradition entertain the (male) audience at parties and weddings with their powerful vocals and physical confidence. Explore Festival is presented to…

Gandini Juggling Water on Mars (England)

Gandini Juggling have teamed up with the oh so hot right now Plastic Boom to produce Water on Mars - a meteoric, whiz of a show. Think virtuoso juggling gone wild from the fringe-storming producers of ‘4x4’ and ‘Smashed’ comes this extrinsic playground experiment… 14 feb 2018 Genk, C-mine Cultuurcentrum Genk 16 feb 2018 Aalst, Cultuurcentrum De Werf 17…

Deborah Colker VERO (Brazil)

Deborah Colker had the honour of being the Opening Ceremony Movement Director of The Olympic Games in Brazil 2016. Some of the shows of Cia de Danca Deborah Colker, notoriously Rota and Velox work with artistic movements which refer to sports as a vehicle for expressive and organic freedom reflected in the Olympic spirit. Deborah decided…

Strut ‘n Fret LIMBO (Canada)

Welcome to the greatest party between heaven and hell. LIMBO, an intoxicating mix of cabaret, circus and acrobatics, LIMBO continues to seduce audiences worldwide with a celebration of otherworldly proportions. 09 mei 2018 Assen, De Nieuwe Kolk 10 mei 2018 Den Haag, Zuiderstrandtheater 11 mei 2018 Zoetermeer, Stadstheater 12 mei 2018 Hoogeveen, De Tamboer 15 mei 2018 Waalwijk, De Leest 17…

Peeping Tom Vader (Belgium)

Vader (Father) is set in the visiting area of an old-folks home whose towering walls accentuate the fact that the action takes place deep underground. At the centre of this netherworld, somewhere between the world of the living and the dead, stands the figure of the father, who seems to be distancing himself gradually from the…

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui Sutra (Belgium)

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s Sutra is probably the most eagerly awaited tour of the season. Since its première in early 2008, the piece has travelled extensively, touching 60 cities in 28 different countries, and this is its fourth season at Sadler’s Wells. A poem written for seventeen Shaolin monks; one Westerner; and Antony Gormley’s minimalist stage design –…