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BOT

Netherlands
Fr 01.11.2019, 9:45 PM Buy tickets Sa 02.11.2019, 9:45 PM Buy tickets fabrik, Schiffbauergasse 10 21,- € / reductions 14,- € / pupil 8,- € (evening box office: + 2,- €) Music theatre, 55 min

An abandoned room, its interior draped with pieces of white fabric. Hidden underneath are strange mechanics and machinery: a wheelchair-driven cello with an engine could hardly be daintier or more graceful. A giant, rusty circular saw blade gongs away noisily to mischievously clattering dentures. Restlessly rotating dance shoes look for feet that fit. Objects, people and the same problems: if you no longer control your own life, you become dependent. Four musicians strike up a stubborn hymn to whatever may happen, while singing a comic, tender and bizarre memento mori.


BOT is a musical theatre quartet consisting of Geert Jonkers, Tomas Postema, Job van Gorkum and Doan Hendriks. Their instruments – which they refer to as sound machines – are homemade from seemingly worthless materials. The ensemble has developed an authentic style in which music, object theatre and mechanical sound-art merge in lively musical performances. Since their first appearance at the Oerol Festival 2009 with the production RAMKOERS, the group BOT is regularly on tour with their productions at home and abroad.

Director: Vincent de Rooij · Cast: Job van Gorkum, Tomas Postema, Doan Hendriks, Geert Jonkers · Lighting: Bob Kruiskamp · Sound: Jan Aike Luchtenberg · Stage, costumes, production: Linde Légat · Photos: René den Engelsman

Kindly supported by fabrik Potsdam

Supported by Fonds Podiumkunsten, Productiehuis De Nieuwe Oost - pop


Ensembles


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BOT – Netherlands
Gritos (Screams)
Dos à Deux – Brasil
Piano Piece
Felix Mathias Ott – Germany
Meet Fred
Hijinx Theatre / Blind Summit – Great Britain
Black Regent
Iona Kewney – Great Britain
Rapture and Rage. Studies in the authoritarian character
LIGNA – Germany
Invisible Lands
Livsmedlet theatre – Finland
Bildraum
LOD / Atelier Bildraum – Belgium
Don't we deserve grand human projects that give us meaning?
Robbert&Frank Frank&Robbert – Belgium
The Cycle
Teatr Usta Usta Republika – Poland
ANYWHERE
Théâtre de l’Entrouvert – France
Twilight
Trickster-p – Switzerland
Hlubiny (Depths)
Wariot Ideal – Czech Republic
Concert
Holler my Dear – Germany
Concert
Tanga Elektra – Germany
Concert
Wanubalé – Germany

Contact

Address

T-Werk, Internationales Theater- und Theaterpädagogikzentrum
Schiffbauergasse 4E, 14467 Potsdam, Germany

Telefon

Phone: +49 331 71 91 39
Fax: +49 331 71 07 92