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Thu 22.12.2016 - Fri 20.01.2017

Domestica

Valentijn Dhaenens / KVS
22.12.2016
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20.01.2017

In Domestica a procession of bickering and fighting couples passes by, ranging from Medea and Jason to Sue Ellen and JR from Dallas or Al and Peg in Married with Children, from Othello and Desdemona through Liz Taylor and Richard Burton in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf to Temptation Island.

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Valentijn Dhaenens and Alejandra Theus have created a collection of centuries of marital strife, raised voices and flaming rows. Again and again, the voices become hoarser, nerves are strained even further, and mind and body grow increasingly weary.

Marital disputes are a metaphor for the worldly desire for conflict and the impossibility of living together, let alone being united.

During every show, a young pianist completes the cast. The young girl accompanies the show not only by playing romantic love songs. She is also consciously present as a witness, victim or conciliator.

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VAN & MET / DE & AVEC / FROM & WITH Valentijn Dhaenens & Alejandra Theus PIANO Juliette Van Den Steen & Ella Deknopper ARRANGEMENTEN & MUZIKALE LEIDING / ARRANGEMENTS & DIRECTION MUSICALE / ARRANGEMENTS & MUSICAL DIRECTION Noah Vanden Abeele MUZIKALE COACHING / COACHING MUSICALE / MUSIC COACHING Peter Vanhove LICHTONTWERP / CONCEPTION LUMIÈRES / LIGHTING DESIGN Margareta Andersen GELUIDSONTWERP / CONCEPTION SON / SOUND DESIGN Steven Lorie DECOR Decoratelier KVS REGIE-ASSISTENTIE & BOVENTITELING / ASSISTANCE RÉGIE & SURTITRAGE / ASSISTANCE DIRECTION & SURTITLING Inge Floré VERTALING / TRADUCTION / TRANSLATION Nadine Malfait & Anne Vanderschueren KOSTUUM / COSTUME Heidi Ehrhart TECHNISCH DIRECTEUR / DIRECTEUR TECHNIQUE / TECHNICAL DIRECTOR Jean Schols MET DANK AAN / REMERCIEMENTS / THANKS TO Academie voor Muziek en Woord van Sint-Agatha-Berchem PRODUCTIE / PRODUCTION KVS

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