What is that burning?
Who is that burning?
Who has this fever?
We fight to be who we are, or to be who we aren’t. The struggle is enacted in all the domains of life. It is substantial and binding. With her performers, Serena Wuytack searched for its impact, its emotion, what it does to your body, your mind, your surroundings, the other, …
The focus soon became the struggle within ourselves. The daily struggle to maintain entrenched gender roles. Or our struggle to break them.
When does a human being break his or her shell? Where do instincts predominate in the struggle with human structures?
What makes the human break out of his or her shell ? When does the instinct show itself in the battle with human structures?
What if everyone leaves their roles behind and becomes human again?
When will this last disarmament take place?
“La lucha is the uncertain quest for the part desire plays. It’s battle is not the perversion of this being, but the commemoration of this time of unification.”
Regie: Serena Wuytack (gastdocent Conservatorium Gent)
Performers: Maya Wuytack, Seppe Cosyns, Darya Gantura
Productieleiding: Wendy Cocquyt
Licht: Tom Timmerman
Muziek: Brecht Vanmeirhaeghe
Kostuum: Ella Deroose
Coaching: Margriet Dehaene, Brecht Vanmeirhaeghe, Bodé Owa
(danstheaterproject Conservatorium Gent)