Festival

Xtra Large















Play for children and teenagers visually based on the work of the Colombian artist Fernando Botero.

This form permits to talk about: difference, obesity, self-knowledge, feeling of our body, our skin and our soul… and express it through the dance, with humour, in grotesque way, and dramatic sometimes. The connecting thread of this play is the apple, symbol of sin, temptation, love and eroticism, but also symbol of play and joy of life… It is the main concern of young people. Isn’t it?

Choreography: Irène Kalbusch
Dance: Marie-Laure Fiaux, Hiroshi Wakamatsu, Masami Sakurai
Dramatic adviser: Michel Bernard
Stage design: Celine Leuchter
Costumes: Sabine Kreiter
Musique: Viola Kramer, Dany Gallo


Xtra Large, flexible dance production :
a show on stage 55 minutes from 11 years
40 minutes in the Junior version! (from 7 years)
Outdoor version fora family audience, 25 minutes


Documents:
Choreographer Irene Kalbusch about Extra Large
Xtra Large Info
Dossier Xtra Large Junior!



Video
Xtra Large
Xtra Large outdoor
 
Performance places:
Rio Preto Brazil, Sao Paulo Brazil, Kulturzentrum Triangel St. Vith (B), Capitol Eupen (B), Festival Rencontres Jeune Public Huy (B), Limburg Festival Roermond (NL), Kulturzentrum Binche (B), Festival Spielarten Köln and Mettmann (D), Tunis, Ksour Essaf, Chebba, Nabeul – Festivals Tunisia, Festival Dansema Vilnius (Lt), Festival Mômes en Scène Delle (F), Festival Korczak Warsaw (P), Festival Dança Alegre Alegrete Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil, Fringe Festival Singapore, Kinderkulturfestival Duisburg (D), Ludwig Forum Aachen (D), Dance in the City Durbuy, Verviers, Herzogenrath, Expo Milano (I), Festival Palma amb la Dansa (E), Teramo (I),
Landesgartenschau Zülpich (D), Festival "tanz schritt weise" Graz (A),


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Photographer: Christophe Berg