Searching for a collective way of creating, evolving and performing within theatre
Aware of the changing perceptions whenever circumstances and situations differ, they acknowledge the impact of the activated space, which becomes even more manifest due to the usage of public space during the creation process. Public spaces are inherently arbitrary and give opportunity to implement improvisation and take advantage of the momentary aspect. However, the finished play will be performed on a parking lot, accentuating the contrast between the parking lot’s scale and the play’s intimacy. Changing the environment influences and modifies the audience’s range of vision. Simultaneously, the open structure offers the spectators to actively take part in the composition of the play.
Though the project is still in its embryonic stage, one thing is certain: their research highlights the need to work in a collective way, using experiments and connections as their main tools.
For Dhondt’s project, they work together with Janka De Waele, Delphine Mertens, the band NEIG (consisting of musicians Lizandro Temmermans, Tuur Geldhof and Maxim Pierins) and dramaturge Zoë Hoornaert.