26 till 30 August 2020

Het Pentaccordeon (6+)

Studio ORKA | BE

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Big and tender is what Studio ORKA’s family shows are. They deal with unruly fate, chased dreams, love, seventh-heaven-happiness, sacrifice and loose rods on the staircase called life. They evoke compassion. And at the same time: sadness and self-mockery. And they are highly recognizable.

Their installation Het Pentaccordeon is a musical and theatrical ode to everyone who is looking for a better future. Like Emma, descendant of the versatile Oscar, who was an inventor, composer, biologist and a thinker full of vim and vigor. He researched the waves of the sea, the tides, surface currents and undercurrents. In utmost secrecy he built a unique machine to calm down the sea. That way his family would be able to flee to the other side during the war. Is the machine rusting away under layers of cobwebs? Or is it still possible to revive it collectively? Emma takes a deep breath.

Please note: tickets are only available in pairs (2 adults or 1 one adult + 1 child). That means if you want to visit with 4 people, you want to buy two duo-tickets.

Created and performed by: Philippe Van de Velde, Martine Decroos, Ilse De Koe, Greg Timmermans/Jo Jochems, Tania Van der Sanden/Chris Thys
Coach: Tom Dupont
Composition: Benjamin Boutreur

Location Orionpad
Running time 60 min.
Theaterfestival Boulevard thanks:
  • Gemeente 's-Hertogenbosch
  • Den Bosch Partners
  • Provincie Noord-Brabant
  • Fonds Podiumkunsten
  • VSBfonds
  • Fonds21
  • Vriendenloterij Fonds
  • Creative Europe Programme (EU)
  • Gieskes-Strijbis Fonds
  • Dioraphte
  • VandenEnde Foundation
  • Fonds ZOZ
  • Jeugdfonds Sport & Cultuur
  • Jan van Hoof Galerie
  • Apap
  • Feminist Futures
  • Performing Gender