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On the stage stands a high wall, drastically reducing the performance space. Through lifts and acrobatics, the eight performers in Foreshadow convert this constraint into creative potential, and defy the laws of gravity.

Soundtracked by experimental rock music, Foreshadow strives to radically flip this mental state: the 5 x 10 metre panel obstructing the stage opens up fresh lines of enquiry for the eight dancers, who are determined to make it their playground. Trading the floor for verticality, Alexander Vantournhout here continues his work on the creative potential of constraint (Aneckxander and Screws) and his research into animalistic motion (Through The Grapevine). Taking inspiration from geckos – those large acrobatic lizards – and tapping into dance and martial arts to invent new kinds of lifting and touching, the performers defy the laws of gravity. And render tangible all that a community is capable of when it chooses mutual help over competition.


À partir de 12 ans




Piece for 8 performers — 2023

Dance company not standing Art direction Alexander Vantournhout Performers Noémi Devaux, Axel Guérin, Patryk Klos, Nick Robaey, Josse Roger, Emmi Väisänen / Margaux Lissandre, Esse Vanderbruggen & Alexander Vantournhout Playwriting Rudi Laermans & Sébastien Hendrickx Outside look Emmi Väisänen & Julien Monty Rehearsal director Sandy Williams Costume design Patti Eggerickx Light design Bert Van Dijck Sound design Ruben Nachtergaele Technical team on tour Bram Vandeghinste & Rinus Samyn Diffusion Frans Brood Productions

Coproduction le CENTQUATRE, Paris, Centre des Arts viernulvier, Gand, Julidans, Amsterdam, Biennale de la Danse, Lyon, Le Maillon, Strasbourg, Les Halles de Schaerbeek, MA scène nationale – Pays de Montbéliard, La Passerelle, scène nationale de Saint-Brieuc, Theater Freiburg & Le Carreau Scène nationale de Forbach and de l'Est mosellan Thanks to De Grote Post, Ostende, Plateforme 2 Pôles Cirque en Normandie, La Brèche in Cherbourg, Maison de la danse, Lyon, Urte Groblyte, Bjorn Verlinde & Katherina Lindekens With support from the Flemish authorities and the Fondation BNP Paribas for the development of its projects.

Alexander Vantournhout is artist-in-residence at the Centre des Arts Viernulvier in Gand and associated artist of the CENTQUATRE Paris. He is a cultural ambassador of the Ville de Roulers.