KVS
© Niels Knelis Meijer
Wed 10.02.2021 20:30

What Lies Beneath

Veerle van Overloop / SHELFISH Productions / Noord Nederlands Toneel & Grand Theatre
10.02.2021
20:30
  • 10.02.2021
    20:30
    KVS, Brussels
    KVS BOX
    cancelled

A hard-hitting docu-performance about the wars and atrocities that never make the news, the hazy line between fact and fiction and the manipulative powers of our leaders and the economy. Veerle van Overloop’s What Lies Beneath calls out the destructive power of today’s limited and simplistic media messaging. Its blend of text, unpolished dance, insistent soundscape, live graffiti and video art will get right under your skin. 

What Lies Beneath is inspired by the work of British documentary-maker Adam Curtis as well as the published work of journalists Robert Fisk and John Pilger. Van Overloop believes that, just like investigative journalism, theatre has a duty to expose stories that would otherwise escape our notice. 

Veerle van Overloop works here with talented young artists including the Australian dancer Olympia Kotopoulos, the versatile Glaswegian artist Robbie Thomson, the graphic artist Jelle Valk (who is part of the Groningen-based collective WERC) and the actress Nadège Ouedraogo from Burkina Faso. Text is by British writer and former BBC correspondent Lara Pawson. 

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Credits

REGIE / MISE EN SCÈNE / DIRECTION Veerle van Overloop PERFORMERS Olympia Kotopoulos & Nadège Ouedraogo GRAFFITI / VIDEO ARTIST Jelle Valk STEM / VOIX / VOICE Glen Kotopoulos GELUIDSONTWERP / CONCEPTION SON / SOUND DESIGN Robbie Thomson ANIMATIE / ANIMATION Joachim Rümke TEKST / TEXTE / TEXT Lara Pawson VERTALING / TRADUCTION / TRANSLATION Les frères LeMoal TEKSTDRAMATURGIE / DRAMATURGIE TEXTE / TEXT DRAMATURGY Judith Blankenberg JOURNALISTIEKE DRAMATURGIE / DRAMATURGIE JOURNALISTIQUE / JOURNALISTIC DRAMATURGY Joost Ramaer CAMERA / CAMÉRA Lex Vesseur LICHTONTWERP / CONCEPTION LUMIÈRES / LIGHTING DESIGN Satu Leskinen TECHNIEK / TECHNIQUE Hans Hof GELUID / SON / SOUND Niels van Dam MET GROTE DANK AAN / MERCI À / THANKS TO Helga Richter, Douwe Ket & Le Hoai Linh CREATIVE PRODUCER Milan van der Zwaan ZAKELIJKE LEIDING / DIRECTEUR ADMINISTRATIF / GENERAL MANAGERFrits Selie ARTISTIEK ADVISEUR / ADVISEUR ARTISTIQUE / ARTISTIC ADVISOR Richard Gregory ONDERSTEUND DOOR / AVEC L'APPUI DE / SUPPORTED BY Station Noord, We the North, Fonds Podiumkunsten, Stichting Beringer Hazewinkel & Kunstraad Groningen

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