Explore international festival

Explore Festival

EXPLORE FESTIVAL
MARCH 2019

Explore Festival, a series of internationally-acclaimed dance and theatre performances from faraway regions overseas will be held in March 2019. The stages of no less than 10 different theatres in 7 big Dutch cities are playing host to Explore Festival as it presents a snapshot of leading-edge world theatre, full of surprising perspectives, challenging opinions and crystal-clear vistas, and accompanied by an extensive fringe programme.
 
 

EXPLORE FESTIVAL THE HAGUE
12 - 27 MARCH 2019
HET NATIONALE THEATER

Explore Odysseia
ODISSEIA
Leonardo Moreira - Brasil
12 MARCH 18.30
Koninklijke Schouwburg
The Hague

Odisseia is an absolutely convincing presentation of the female point of view in this heroic epic which most intelligently combines new feminism and the #MeToo discussion with the experiences of the female characters.
(performed in Portuguese with English surtitles)

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Explore Claudia

CLAUDIA
La Conquesta del Pol Sud
Argentina
18 March 20.15
Theater aan het Spui
 
At twenty-two, Claudia Victoria Poblete Hlaczik discovered that she was the child of two “disappeared” people and that she had lived a life invented by a couple who were not her real parents. 
(Performed in Spanish with English surtitles)

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Explore Somewhere at the beginning
 
SOMEWHERE AT THE BEGINNING
with Germaine Acogny 
Senegal
20 March 20.15
Theater aan het Spui
 
This piece explores through dance, traces of the history of Germaine Acogny and Africa through the prism of tragedy. . It is a dialogue with issues of archaic background, a vessel full of associations loaded with content of our time.
(performed in French with English surtitles)
 
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This programme is presented by Het Nationale Theater in The Hague in collaboration with Stadsschouwburg Groningen, Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam, Frascati Theater (Amsterdam), Stadsschouwburg Utrecht, Zuiderstrandtheater (Den Haag), Theater Rotterdam, Chassé Theater (Breda), Parkstad Limburg Theaters (Heerlen and Kerkrade).
 
STET The English Theatre is for these performances a marketing partner for het Nationale Theater and supports this international performing arts festival with great pleasure!