Alpha the new wilderness
Five men and a female soprano deliver an explosive mix of dance, acrobatics and classical song. In ALPHA - the new wilderness choreographer Pia Meuthen places the body language of executives under the microscope. Sharply observant but with satirical relief, the show exposes the insatiable hunger for power.
Since the beginning of the financial crisis, it is clear how much influence the behavior of bankers, managers and directors has on our daily lives. In ALPHA - the new wilderness Pia Meuthen examines the conduct within the 'old boys network' and draws sharp parallels with the ape population. She portrays, without moralizing, how thin the layer of civilization can sometimes be. ALPHA - the new wilderness makes a direct link to our current state of affairs.
With her latest performance Panama Pictures hands the dance floor over to the men. Three dancers and two Chinese pole acrobats whirl across the stage, climb, slide and balance on poles and on each other. The boundary between human and animal is blurred. Are we watching a heated discussion between senior managers or a group of quarreling monkeys? And what is actually hiding behind the irresistible desire for power?
Pia Meuthen and her artistic team were inspired by the background of the most recent financial crisis, analysis of the behavior of managerial men and the work of the world famous primatologist Frans de Waal. The composers duo Strijbos & Van Rijswijk wrote a new composition specifically for the performance sung live by soprano Linde Schinkel. Read all about this project
Signal bij de Rotte
During this landscape opera, the audience walks along the Rotte in Prinsenmolenpark: a narrow green strip and a unique urban nature reserve close to Rotte in Hillegersberg.
Signal at Dusk
Cryptic connect land and sea with sound in Signal at Dusk, a captivating, boundary-crossing coastal opera set against the transitioning sunset sky by Dutch duo Strijbos & Van Rijswijk.
Your Trembling Mile
This summer we will guide the audience through sound installations in the city of 'S Hertogenbosch NL during Festival Boulevard. Our soundtrack and walkscape 'Your Trembling Mile' takes you past parks, buildings and other public spaces that we literally cover with sounds.
Signal in Graz
Based on our landscape opera Signal and in preparation for a large-scale project together with La Strada Graz and the Festival of Regions in Upper Austria next year, we are developing a sound art work especially for our city in this time of challenges due to corona.