•  Dance
 Belgium
Compagnie Thor / Thierry Smits
CLEAR TEARS, TROUBLED WATERS
by Thierry Smits
Directed by: Thierry Smits
Costumes: Luc Gering
Set design: Simon Siegmann
Light design: Simon Siegmann
Choreography: Thierry Smits
Assistant to the choreographer: Benjamin Bac
Artistic advisor: Marta Coronado
Original music composed and performed by: Steven Brown, Blaine Reininger şi Maxime Bodson
Light and stage management: Jani Afar
Sound: Jean-François Lejeune
Cast: Emilie Assayag, Benjamin Bac, Juliette Buffard, Nicola Leahey, Víctor Pérez Armero, Rafal Popiela, Ruochen Wang

Taking inspiration from today's melancholy atmosphere, Thierry Smits gives us a paradoxically formal creation. Anticipation of regret for what is disappearing is the filter applied to the dance – the precise, well-controlled steps without a hint of pathos communicate an aura of uneasiness, suffocation and having nowhere to go, as well as attempts to ward off this feeling and hope for new breathing room. Clear Tears | Troubled Waters unfolds in a moving set whose components play a part, with a musical creation, performed by musicians on stage as it accompanies or leads the dance. The atmosphere is dark, but it embodies the energy to pierce and transcend nostalgia.


In coproduction with: Charleroi Danses, Théâtre Royal de Namur, Théâtre de la Place (Liège)
With the support of the: Ministère de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles; Direction générale de la Culture; Service de la Danse and Wallonie-Bruxelles International

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