THEATRE — "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." - Aristotle
This theatre performance casts an eye on history by focusing on the smaller details, a person's day-to-day impact. Central to this are repetitive actions that set in motion a chain of events that stands apart from the milestones and big stories. It’s all about evolution, not revolution.
Nine performers embodying life itself follow a fixed rhythm on a big, revolving stage. Against the impulse for relentless growth and constant reinvention, they seek immersion in repeating patterns. With the introduction of minor deviations, their course changes. They go in search of harmony in the physical and sonic collisions that follow.
An ode to routine and repetition, a quest for musical agreement. Until something new and lasting arises ...
Director: Alexander Devriendt
Performance: Angelo Tijssens, Julia Ghysels, Karolien De Bleser, Jeroen Van Der Ven, Mieneke Bakker, Sachli Gholamalizad, e.a
Music: performed by Hyoid (Fabienne Seveillac, e.a.)
Dramaturgy: Joeri Smet
Composition: Joris Blanckaert
Coproduction: KlaraFestival, Toneelgroep Maastricht, Kunstencentrum Vooruit, KVS, Theatre Royal Plymouth & Richard Jordan Productions
With the support of the Flemish Governement, The Province of East-Flanders & The City of Ghent