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North of Nowhere

Like in a clumsy ritual, 3 musicians and 4 dancers look for the limits of their bodies and persistence. Let’s go, into the wild. The rules there are more simple. Cruel, but sublime.

North of Nowhere is a dance performance on location. The explosive and acrobatic style of De Dansers meets the unrestrained and enthralling live music of La Corneille. Somewhere outside where everyday life can come to a halt.  A performance about searching, wandering, wrestling and sometimes frustrated people, in a time when self marketing, trendwatching and populism reign supreme.

With North of Nowhere, Josephine van Rheenen builds on from her research in site specific theater ZANDING/BETONDER, produced by Atelier Oerol/Over het IJ Festival 2014.

“Acrobatic poetry of Van Rheenen’s choreography merges seamlessly with the sultrily sung desires of Corneille’s lyrics (about storms, love, pain and loneliness). ★★★★ – de Volkskrant

Choreography Josephine van Rheenen

Dance Reut Aviran, Yeli Beurskens, Blazej Jasinski, Noemi Wagner

Music (live) Guy Corneille, Daan Crone/ Ruben van Asselt, Hans Vermunt (La Corneille)

Stage and costume design Roos Matla

Artistic coaching Moniek Merkx (MAAStd)

Sound engineer Chieljan van der Hoek

Production Danae Bos

Organisation Cees van Gemert

realised with support of Fonds Podiumkunsten, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, Gemeente Utrecht, MAAStd, Janivo Stichting, Fentener van Vlissingen Fonds, kfHein fonds, Palladium Boots


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