X: is a surreal universe of games, wherin four contestants guide themselves through the unknown. In this skirmish, every players' skills of accuracy, speed, stillness, perseverance and commitment will be tested to the limit.
Inspired by game show fascination in our TV culture, X: explores what is real, and what is manipulation. The dancers are trapped in a game of survival, not knowing their purpose, but searching for the missing element in their lives. Is being infiltrated and indoctrinated with unreachable dreams part of our society?
Four dancers/contestants compete for X:, surrendering to the physical and mental tasks required for success. The pressure mounts throughout the piece, becoming more absurd and frantic, challenging the perception of the witness.
- Filip Van Huffel
- Steve Blake
- Jean Meirlaen
- Gildas Diquero, Maho Ihara, Nadia Sellier, Filip Van Huffel
- Sara Baeten, Veerle Janssens
- Lighting design
- Sarah Gilmartin