Dutch tour SHIROKURO

posted on January 14th 2014

The energy and power delivered by these performers – and the awe-inspiring delivery of Ustvolskaya’s sonatas in the form of an explosive radical choreography – creates a powerful metaphor for moral and psychological inner conflict. (Tanz Magazine)

The literal meaning of the Japanese title SHIROKURO is ‘white-black’. SHIROKURO defines contrasts. Darkness accentuates light. Sound accentuates silence. The idea of hell delineates heaven. Playfulness is intensified by confrontation with directness.
Dancer Mitchell-Lee van Rooij, pianist Tomoko Mukaiyama, choreographer Nicole Beutler and lighting designer Jean Kalman have created a work of such precision and unrelenting energy that it challenges the audience to face their own existential contrast…

14 JANUARY – Toneelschuur, Haarlem (NL)
11 FEBRUARY – Theater Kikker, Utrecht (NL)
12 FEBRUARY – Theater Kikker, Utrecht (NL)
14 FEBRUARY – Goudse Schouwburg, Gouda (NL)
27 FEBRUARY – Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam (NL)
8 MARCH – Korzo, Den Haag (NL)
4 APRIL – Odeon de Spiegel, Zwolle (NL)
25 APRIL – Teo Otto Theater,Remscheid (DE)