Double Murder - Clowns/The Fix, 16. - 17. February

Double Murder - Clowns/The Fix,
16. - 17. February

At last Hofesh Shechter and his virtuoso dancers are back at Dansens Hus.

  • Duration100 min inc break
  • Price475
  • StageMain stage

A thrilling new double bill by internationally celebrated choreographer Hofesh Shechter, presenting two distinctly contrasting pieces for our times.
With a sarcastic nod to our ever-growing indifference to violence, Clowns, originally created for Nederlands Dans Theater 1 and later produced as a film for the BBC, unleashes a whirlwind of choreographed anarchy, asking, “How far are we willing to go in the name of entertainment?”

Background material

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Contributors

  • Choreography and music

    Hofesh Shechter

  • Dancers

    Robinson Cassarino
    Frédéric Despierre (rehersal director)
    Rachel Fallon
    Emma Farnell-Watson
    Mickaël Frappat
    Natalia Gabrielczyk
    Charles Heinrich
    Yeji Kim (rehersal assistant)
    Juliette Valerio
    Zee Zunnur

  • Lighting design The Fix

    Tom Visser

  • Cosume design The Fix

    Peter Todd

  • Lighting design Clowns

    Lee Curran

  • Additional lighting design Clowns

    Richard Godin

  • Based on costume designs for Clowns by

    Christina Cunningham

  • Composer

    Hofesh Shechter

  • Photo Cowns

    Todd MacDonald

  • Photo The Fix

    Tom Visser

Additional music Clowns: Can Can: composed by Jacques Offenbach. Published by BMG Rights Management (UK) Limited, a BMG. Company © Used with permission. All rights reserved.
The Sun: Performed by Kim Jung Mi. Written by Shin Joong Hyun (KOMCA) Published by Shin Joong Hyun MVD (KOMCA). Courtesy of Light in the Attic Records.
Additional music The Fix:
Le Roi Renaud (instrumental version): Composed by av Pierre Bensusan (Sacem, Paris, France) Album: Pierre Bensusan #2 (Dadgad Music – DM1002)

Producer Double Murder:
Hofesh Shechter Company.
Commissioned for
Sadler’s Wells, Théâtre de la Ville Paris, Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival, Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg.
Co-commisioned by:
Shanghai International Dance Center Theater (SIDCT), Hong Kong – New Vision Arts Festival, National Performing Arts Center, by Taiwan R.O.C. – National Taichung Theater, Festival d’Avignon, Danse Danse Montréal, Scène Nationale d’Albi, Torinodanza Festival / Teatro Stabile di Torino - Teatro Nazionale, Marche Teatro / Inteatro Festival, Opéra de Dijon and HOME Manchester. Developed in part at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.

Double Murderis supported by the International Music and Art Foundation.
Hofesh Shechter Company is supported by BNP Paribas Foundation and Arts Council England.