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  1. A breathtaking journey

    20/09/2017 — François Chaignaud is an incomparable artist; someone to rediscover at each new creation, and an ongoing surprise. During 'Romances Inciertos, un autre Orlando', his latest work in collaboration with Nino Laisné, the choreographer, dancer and true performer takes us on a magnificent journey across cultures and eras of which the beauty remains throughout their transformations.

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  2. World creation 'Romances Inciertos, un autre Orlando'

    24/08/2017 — We proudly announce the world première of François Chaignaud and Nino Laisné's latest creation, on 9 and 10 September at La Bâtie Festival de Genève. Chaignaud and four musicians from early or folk music ensembles create a dialogue between live music, singing and dance. This theatrical performances evokes genres from popular traditions (the art of romance, flamenco, jota, zancos) as well as so-called highbrow culture (court ballet, baroque music).

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  3. Trajal Harrell's performance exhibition 'Hoochie Koochie'

    29/06/2017 — The exhibition, a first of its kind in the UK following a residency at MoMA, New York, will feature the artist’s choreography over nearly two decades. From 20 July until 13 August, he will present 15 of his performances in an ever-changing, daily yet continuous programme of live shows and video projections, including dance by Harrell himself, with the opportunity to weave in and out of the performances. 

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  4. Trying to find a new balance at Oerol festival

    15/06/2017 — Going to Oerol festival this weekend? Come and see Nick Steur's inspiring creation 'A PIECE OF 2 - balancing human sized rocks'. A live performance of great intensity, at the wonderful location of the Terschelling island.

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  5. Spring is in the air!

    18/05/2017 — After balancing a couple of giant rocks last year Nick Steur is making a move from large to small. He will be showing his installation work 'Drop Sculpture #4: making senses' during Spring Festival in Utrecht. From Thurday 18 May until Saturday 27 May.

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  6. Premiere £¥€$ (LIES) at Vooruit Arts Center

    07/04/2017 — THE BEST WAY TO ROB A BANK, IS TO OWN ONE ... Come to the premiere of £¥€$, a new creation by Ontroerend Goed, and bring your own money! Buy, sell, borrow, spend, waste, want ... From May 7 until May 13 (twice a day) at Vooruit Arts Center (Ghent, BE).

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    09/02/2017 — This month Cecilia Bengolea & François Chaignaud's performances will be highlighted at CND - Centre National de la Danse, Pantin, and this with no less than 8 different shows from their repertoire in total.

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  8. Ontroerend Goed celebrates its 15th birthday

    01/02/2017 — Therefore the theatre performance group reruns her best performances in Minard, Ghent. If you haven't seen Fight Night, World Without Us or A History of Everything yet, you will be given another opportunity this February! Take note: they will also show Wijven and All That Is Wrong for the very last time!

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  9. Cecilia Bengolea and François Chaignaud just came back from a very successful South American tour with DUB LOVE, and are now ready to continue their DFS tour.

    25/11/2016 — DFS can now be seen in Saint-Ouen (Espace 1789, 29 November), Paris (Festival d’Automne / Centre Pompidou, 1–4 December) and in Annecy (Bonlieu, 7–10 December).

  10. New work 2016 - Premiere 12, 13, and 14th of September at La Bâtie - Festival of Geneva - Théâtre du Loup

    28/08/2016 — In the summer of 2015, Cecilia Bengolea and François Chaignaud were the first choreographers invited by the TanzTheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch to create an original piece for the company since the loss of the choreographer. They created The Lighters - Dancehall Polyphony, where meet and derive the polyphonic repertoire of English madrigals from the Renaissance to the Dancehall of Kingston’s streets.For their new piece for their own company, they decided to continue this research and explore these practices and contrasts. They invited five ballerinas and collaborators specialized in the Dancehall to join them in the exploration of song and dance.

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  11. Creatie 2016 - Premiere 12, 13, 14 september La Bâtie - Festival de Geneve. Op 30 september en 1 oktober in deSingel.

    28/08/2016 — In 2015 creëerden ze voor het Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch ‘The Lighters Dancehall Polyphony’. De titel verwijst naar twee onderzoeksdomeinen die de choreografen nauw aan het hart liggen: Jamaicaanse dancehallmuziek en Georgische polyfone gezangen. ‘Creatie 2016’ diept dit onderzoek verder uit.

  12. Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch

    16/07/2015 — Cecilia Bengolea & François Chaignaud created with Tanztheater Wuppertal the piece THE LIGHTERS - DANCEHALL POLYPHONY (2015). It was an incredible honor for them!

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  13. The week of the 25 of May 2015 in Paris

    20/04/2015 — At Centre Pompidou 'DUB LOVE' of C. Bengolea & F. Chaignaud on 27, 28 and 29 of May at 8:30pm and 'an urban dance tour in 10 cities' of Bengolea, Chaignaud and Ana Pi on 30 and 31 of May at 6pm // At the National Theatre of Chaillot 'Paradoxe Mélodie' of D. Desnoyers on 28, 29 and 30 of May. Thursday 28 & Friday 29 of May at 9pm and Saturday 30 of May at 5pm.

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  14. On the 5th and the 6th of March at 8pm

    02/03/2015 — Paris-based duo Cecilia Bengolea and François Chaignaud bring their work altered natives’ Say Yes to Another Excess – TWERK to Sadler’s Wells for its UK premiere.

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    29/01/2015 — Sabine Molenaar brings beauty and madness together in a way that fascinates and that sends shivers down your spine. – DE MORGEN, BELGIUM

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    17/09/2014 — Alexander Devriendt, director of Ontroerend Goed is working on a new project with 6 actors and 6 musiciens (SPECTRA ensemble). The composer William Basinski is also collaborating on the project and also choreographer Jan Martens.

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  17. Pascale Platel

    17/09/2014 — Wie vorig seizoen "Petites pensées de Pascale" gemist heeft: een wilde bloemlezing over filosofen. Gaat dat toch zien, die kronkelende Pensées. Verstandig, grappig en sexy. (Geheel zoals ik haar ken en graag zie.) Carmen De Vos (fotografe bij oa De Standaard) De komende data zijn in het najaar 2014: 25/9 Ekeren Hof De Bist 09/10 Merksem CC Merksem 11/10 Brugge Shakalaka - Schipperskapel 27/10 CC Genk 09/11 Brussel Bronks

  18. That's It - Sandman

    24/08/2014 — In her solo performance, That’s It, Sabine Molenaar (ex-Peeping Tom 32 rue Vandenbranden) drifts among layers of reality, claws her way back from nightmare dreamscapes and morphs to creatures hidden in the darkest recess of our minds in a dream that transforms body, time and space. Across dreamscapes, stories and images pass by without logic, a roller coaster of memories and associations. You can see "That's It" in Belgium: August 28 at 8:30 pm, August 29 and 30 at 7:00 pm at Brigittines International Festival in Brussels & on September 6 at 5:30 pm and September 7 at 8:00 pm at the Antwerp Fringe Festival.

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  19. Dub Love

    18/08/2014 — Come and see "Dub Love" of Cecilia Bengolea & François Chaignaud during the season opening at Tanzhaus NRW in Düsseldorf on 22/8 at 8pm

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  20. The performance ' A Game of You' of Ontroerend Goed at Avignon

    29/06/2014 — 6-15 & 17-20 July 2014 from 11 am to 2 pm and from 5 pm to 8 pm. In the programmation of La Manufacture. One–on–one performance. Reservation required: +33 6 29 18 13 79 (available from 2/7). Location: St. Joseph Church, 16 rue Etienne Martelange (in front of La FabricA). Meeting point: at the entrance of La FabricA. Age: +14. Length: 25 to 50 '. In French (for touring also available in English).

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    13/04/2014 — Premiered in Vooruit, Ghent 17, 18 and 19 april. SIRENS is Ontroerend Goed’s modern-­‐day feminist manifesto. Six young women talk, sing, cry their way through their experience as a female in the Western world at the beginning of the 21st century.

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  22. C. Bengolea & F. Chaignaud: DUB LOVE

    20/01/2014 — "(...) With Reunion Island composer and DJ High Elements, they invent in Dub Love a balanced, physically tough, on-pointe dance, with an amazing pace and with costumes close to the skin and tattoos worn as jewels. The trio is relentless, the postures far from reggae hitting and bouncing movements. A real treat." M-C V. Libération 27/11/2013

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  23. The Independent on Fight Night

    07/08/2013 — Traverse Theatre Edinburgh 2013: Fight Night - An interactive cross between Big Brother and an Italian general election **** (4 stars)

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    02/06/2013 — "ДУМИ МОЇ " Montpellier Danse from 3th till the 6th of June -> several presentations a day

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  25. Fight Night - Creation

    05/04/2013 — Ontroerend Goed & The Border Project Five players. Five rounds. Your voice. One survivor. Ontroerend Goed do their utmost to ensure the best does not win. PREMIERE 10/4/2013 Vooruit, Ghent

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  26. Danièle Desnoyers and her company are undertaking a European tour of Dévorer le ciel.

    04/02/2013 — Co-produced by the Danse Danse series, Dévorer le ciel has already been enthusiastically received at numerous events, including the Rencontres chorégraphiques internationales de Seine-Saint-Denis (France) in 2011. Brilliantly embodying the vivacity and sensuality of this work are dancers Karina Champoux, Molly Johnson, Alan Lake, Bernard Martin, Pierre-Marc Ouellette and Esther Rousseau-Morin.

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  27. François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea - "altered natives' Say Yes To Another Excess - TWERK"

    26/01/2013 — Come and see this great show at Gessnerallee in Zurich during the "International Festival": January 31 and February 1, 2013. On those days you can see also other performances including the work of Ann Liv Young “Cinderella” (New York).

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