May 22 and 23

VOETVOLK / LISBETH GRUWEZ & MAARTEN VAN CAUWENBERGHE It’s going to get worse and worse and worse, my friend

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This piece explores speech as a weapon of power and uses excerpts from a sermon by the ultra-conservative and TV evangelist preacher Jimmy Swaggart, showing its intimate nature: violence.

The Belgian company Voetvolk was founded in 2007 by the dancer and choreographer Lisbeth Gruwez and the musician and composer Maarten van Cauwenberghe. The two artistes had met in Jan Fabre’s lab and together created 11 shows. Their work is a constant dialogue between body and aural movement.

Concept, choreography and performance Lisbeth Gruwez / Composition, sound, design and assistance Maarten van Cauwenberghe / Styling Veronique Branquinho / Artistic advisor Bart Meuleman / Lighting design Harry Cole and Caroline Mathieu / Technical direction Gilles Roosen / Thanks to Tom de Weerdt / Production chief Anita Boels / Communication Sam Ecker
Production Voetvolk vzw / Co-production Grand Theater Groningen, Troubleyn – Jan Fabre, Theater Im Pumpenhaus and AndWhatBeside(s)Death / Difussion Key Performance / With the support The Province of West Flanders, The Province of Antwerp, The Flemish Community and Arcadi Île-de-France – Dispositif d’accompagnements

Voetvolk is allied to KVS (the Royal Flemish Theatre), kc NONA and the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, and is company-in-residence at Theater Freiburg.


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Season: 2020-2021

May 22 and 23

staurday 6.30 pm, sunday 6 pm

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16 €

Running time: 55 minutes


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