Nicole Beutler Collection
15-18 November 2019
Over four days we present six different Nicole Beutler performances at Internationaal Theater Amsterdam and Theater Frascati. For the first time, the big-stage Bauhaus trilogy 5: ECHO, 6: THE SQUARE and 7: TRIPLE MOON will be performed back to back. Also on the programme are the established Beutler classics 1: SONGS and 3: THE GARDEN. And a newly-premiered remake of the exact position of things (2005) will run throughout the NBcollection week.
The performances in the collection are the calling cards of Nicole and her regular team: composer Gary Shepherd, lighting artist Minna Tiikkainen, costume designer Jessica Helbach and dancers Marjolein Vogels, Hillary Blake Firestone and Christian Guerematchi. Nicole finds new collaborators for each project, but this inner circle has been with her for many years.
Nicole Beutler makes genre-spanning performances in which dance, music, theatre and fine art blend to produce unique artworks. After ten intensive years, once again the time has come for a retrospective. In the NBcollection mini-festival, we bring together pieces that interrelate in terms of form and content. Whether in the form of dance, fine art or a pop concert, Beutler’s work bears the distinctive signature she has developed over the years in close collaboration with her regular team. The underlying strength of her performances lies in their recurring themes such as ‘the individual voice’ versus ‘the collective body’, combined with a sense of musicality and subtle humour.
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