Arno Schuitemaker creates performances that are immersive and hyperphysical. Breaking down the boundaries between dance, performance, visual art, and club culture, his work receives praise for the inventive forms he creates for themes that lie at the intersection where the intimate and the universal meet. They have been presented at renowned venues and festivals in over 25 countries around the world. With O S C A R, Arno Schuitemaker gives a unique perspective on the idea of a portrait. Every body carries a story as we move through the different spaces we inhabit. The spaces we are born into, the spaces we find ourselves in and hold for one another, and those we remember and imagine. They shape the multiple dimensions of our identity. With three mesmerizing solos, O S C A R embodies freedom and empowerment. During this evening dancer Ivan Ugrin will perform one of them.


Creation: Arno Schuitemaker
Performer: Ivan Ugrin
Dramaturgy: Guy Cools
Music: Aart Strootman
Lighting design: Jean Kalman
Costumes: Sarah Nixon

O S C A R is a production by SHARP/ArnoSchuitemaker in coproduction with DansBrabant, La Place de la Danse – Centre de Développement Chorégraphique National / Toulouse-Occitanie and Théâtre Garonne, supported by Dutch Performing Arts, and Sala Hiroshima. O S C A R is created with contributions by Performing Arts Fund NL, Amsterdam Fund for the Arts, Ammodo, Fonds 21 and NORMA Fonds.
‣ Free entrance, RVSP via: https://bit.ly/oscar-ade
‣ First show: 20:00
‣ Second show: 21:00
‣ Limited capacity
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Doka is an underground, intimate soundbar where night, music and culture come together.
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Doka is an underground, intimate soundbar where night, music and culture come together.
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