Rui Barros
Thu 29 Apr - Tue 8 Jun

Dance of the Seven Veils

Aïda Gabriëls
29 Apr
8 Jun

The enigmatic persona of Salome with her notorious dance of the seven veils has been inhabiting our imagination for ages. She is the talk of the town, yet never speaks for herself. In this radical re-interpretation Salomé sheds the oppressive gaze of desire. What happens when the so-called embodiment of sensuality tears apart the seven veils veiling and unveiling, in order to show her true nature?

Together with musicians Colin H. Van Eeckhout (Amenra, CHVE) and Pieter-Jan Van Assche (Innerwoud), soprano Astrid Stockman creates a contemporary composition where electronica mingles with classical music.

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concept & direction Aïda Gabriëls music Astrid Stockman, Pieter-Jan Van Assche & Colin H. van Eeckhout dance German Jauregui live scenography Rui Barros libretto Ylona Supèr dramaturgy Ylona Supèr & Tessa Vannieuwenhuyze light design Davy Deschepper costume design Kjell de Meersman production oester coproduction Muziektheater Transparant, LOD muziektheater in collaboration with Kunstencentrum Vooruit, Ancienne Belgique


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