ULTIMA VEZ / WIM VANDEKEYBUS
In his latest production entitled Traces, Wim Vandekeybus follows his own traces and looks back to the intuitions that spurred his search: the drama of impulses and instincts, the game of energies and intensities. In the wilderness of Romania, where Europe’s last primeval forests survive, Vandekeybus searches for traces older than mankind and human memory, traces of nature that the body has forgotten or repressed. It is a search for ‘the inner story’, which unfolds before and beyond language and can only be told through dance and music. How much nature still lives in humankind? How much animal survives in the human body? What happens when we are at risk or in danger, when we must take intuitive decisions to survive?
Ten dancers move to a soundtrack composed by Trixie Whitley (author of the music for TrapTown), Shahzad Ismaily, Ben Perowsky, and Daniel Mintseris. Special guest Marc Ribot, who wrote the music for Inasmuch as Life is Borrowed and Vandekeybus’s feature film Galloping Mind, joins them on the guitar.
With the support of Tax Shelter measure of the Belgian Federal Government, Casa Kafka Pictures Tax Shelter empowered by Belfius. Ultima Vez is supported by the Flemish Authorities & the Flemish Community Commission of the Brussels Capital Region.
The 26th Kalamata Dance Festival will take place following the special instructions issued by the Ministry of Health, with priority given to public health and with a sense of responsibility towards the public and the artists.
-The sale of tickets this year will take place exclusively through viva.gr and the network of VIVA sellers.
-Tickets are strictly personal and non-transferable.
-All Festival venues will operate with a maximum capacity of 55% so as to maintain the required physical distance between spectators. In this framework, tickets will be available either for individuals or for a group of two persons.
-Audience members are not allowed to move to seats, different than those indicated in their ticket or by the ushers.
-Audiences are kindly requested to arrive at the theatre 45 minutes before the start of the performance, in compliance with the health authorities’ instructions.
-It is mandatory for spectators to use a non-medical mask, at Kalamata Castle Amphitheatre when entering the theater and until seated, as well as when leaving the theater, and at Kalamata Dance Megaron Alternative Space when entering the theater, during the whole performance, as well as when leaving the theater.
-During their entrance and exit from the venues, audience members must maintain a minimum distance of 1.5 metre between them, following the instructions of the Festival’s personnel as well as the respective signage, so as to avoid crowding. Towards this goal, audience is not permitted to linger in the common areas outside the venues.
Changes allowed (to another day, time or place).
The organizer of this event is the following company: "ΦΑΡΙΣ" ΚΟΙΝΩΦΕΛΗΣ ΕΠΙΧΕΙΡΗΣΗ ΔΗΜΟΥ ΚΑΛΑΜΑΤΑΣ
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Direction & choreography: Wim Vandekeybus
Created with & performed by:
Anna Karenina Lambrechts
Music composed & recorded by:
Special guest on guitar: Marc Ribot
Movement assistant: German Jauregui, Iñaki Azpillaga, Flavio D’Andrea
Storyline: Wim Vandekeybus
Dramaturgy: Erwin Jans
Costume design: Isabelle Lhoas, assisted by Isabelle De Cannière
Scenography: Wim Vandekeybus & Tom de With
Stage management: Tom de With
Sound engineer: Bram Moriau
Light design: Wim Vandekeybus & Francis Gahide
Light on tour: Helmut Van den Meersschaut
Bear costume design: Jan Maillard
Set paintings: Patrick (Bob) Vantricht
Production: Ultima Vez
Co-production: Europalia Romania, Concertgebouw Bruges, KVS Brussels, La Rose des Vents Villeneuve d’Ascq
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