This fall Mesut Arslan takes on Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, one of the biggest classics of the previous century. As with Nachtelijk Symposium Arslan makes some interesting choices and opts for a remarkable scenography. Michael De Cock, artistic director at KVS, asked Mesut Arslan what we might expect from his interpretation of this classic.
Our neighbours from Théâtre National will open the new cultural season with the next part in the Ghost Road series on ghost towns. The Memory of Trees tells the story of the Russian city of Ozjorsk where in 1957 the third most serious nuclear disaster in the world occurred.
KVS welcomes a new member of staff. City dramaturge Kristin Rogghe will be welcoming her second child in August, and during her maternity leave Purni Morell will be taking over some of her work. We’re delighted to have Purni join us. We’re sure many already know who she is, but allow us to briefly introduce her anyway.
Asking Gerardo Salinas which performance he’s looking forward to the most next season is tough on the dramaturge. The question presents such a dilemma that he simply cannot choose. So as a solution, he presents his two favourites!
Which performances should you make sure not to miss in season 2019-2020? Tunde Adefioye, one of our city dramaturges, resolutely indicates Coloured Swan 3: Harriet’s Remix – Moya Michael’s third solo in her Swan series – as his favourite.