Productions

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BUG

Quatuor à corps

Photo: Plonk & Replonk
DATES/LOCATIONS

2017 - IRCAM, Centre Pompidou Paris, France

2017 - Brigittines, Brussels

2017 - Césaré, Centre national de création musicale (Reims), France

Bug is inspired by the string quartet, applying the principle behind it to theatrical sensibility. By drawing on the voices and bodies of the four performers and their gestures imbued with rituals and odd habits, affects and emotions, it is about creating a singular physical and musical language.

  • Theatre
  • Lucilia Caesar

Tre Volti

Three Takes on Love and War

Musical Theatre, involving Monteverdi
DATES/LOCATIONS

2017 - Schwetzinger SWR Festspiele, Germany

  • Opéra
  • IvWR

Pas de deux chez soi

DATES/LOCATIONS

2017 - CERIA, Belgium

Workshop for the second year of the Ecole Supérieure des Arts du Cirque and for the Master “Interprétation Dramatique” of the INSAS, directed by Ingrid von Wantoch Rekowski with the collaboration of Philippe Vande Weghe, Natacha Nicora and Manolo Sellati.

For this first collaboration between students from INSAS and ESAC, Ingrid has devised a show where acrobatic skills, virtuoso juggling and dramatic momentums co-exist. A way of enhancing the notion of choral creation and cohesion.

  • Theatre
  • Education

Musique en corps

Alternatives Théâtrales special edition

The story of a journey
DATES/LOCATIONS

2016 - Théâtre National Bruxelles, Belgium

A special edition conceived as a genuine work of theatre retracing the 20 years of the Lucilia Caesar company and its director Ingrid von Wantoch Rekowski.

  • Publication

The Gallery of Solitary Beings

Based on The Stereoscope of Solitary Beings by Juan Rodolfo Wilcock

An installation featuring 14 triptychs
DATES/LOCATIONS

2017 - KunstFestSpiele Herrenhausen, Germany

2017 - Flagey (Brussels) / La Semaine du Son, Belgium

2016 - Marseille, France

2016 - Berlin, Germany

This portrait gallery is a way of appropriating the wonderfully strange world of Juan Rodolfo Wilcock.

  • Performance
  • Installation
  • Lucilia Caesar

The Stereoscope of Solitary Beings

Musical show based on Rodolfo Wilcock

With the Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin, one dancer & a maze
DATES/LOCATIONS

2017 - KunstFestSpiele Herrenhausen, Germany

2016 - La Criée, Ballhaus Ost Berlin, Germany

2016 - Festival les Musiques Marseille, France

2015 - Manège de Reims (Reims Scènes d'Europe), France

The Argentinian composer Ana Maria Rodriguez, the Franco-German director Ingrid von Wantoch Rekowski and the American stage designer and light designer Fred Pommerehn are turning their attention for the first time to the world of the Argentinian-Italian writer Juan Rodolfo Wilcock.

  • Theatre
  • Performance
  • IvWR

The Gallery of Solitaty Beings

BASED ON THE STEREOSCOPE OF SOLITARY BEINGS BY JUAN RODOLFO WILCOCK

1 camera, 1 book and 20 performers
DATES/LOCATIONS

2015

    Impromptu 3

    Portraits of yesterday and today

    Performance in three movements with 6 actors
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2014 - Bozar, Brussels, Belgium

    • Theatre
    • Lucilia Caesar
    • Performance

    Impromptu 2

    Sensation and Sensuality

    Performance (portraits and their attendant) with five actors
    DATES/LOCATIONS
    • Theatre
    • Lucilia Caesar

    LC Top News

    Audio-visuel project

    workshop with 5 actors, 1 film director and one sibyl
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2013

    • Atelier
    • Lucilia Caesar

    Impromptu 1

    A night-time visit

    In the shoes of museum attendants, performance with 3 actors
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2012 - Musée de Flandre, Cassel, France

    • Theatre
    • Lucilia Caesar

    Limbus Limbo

    Opera buffa by Stefano Gervasoni (Libretto Patrick Hahn)

    Commissioned by J-P Bernard / Les Percussions de Strasbourg
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2012 - Festival Musica & Théâtre National Strasbourg (F), Automne en Normandie (F), Opéra Comique Paris (F), Opéra de Reims - Reims Scène d’Europe, France

    • Opéra
    • IvWR

    It will take about 7 minutes

    Création de 8 compositeurs belges

    2 chanteurs - 5 acteurs - Het Collectief
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2011 - Bozar Music & Ars Musica, Bruxelles, Belgium

    • Performance
    • Opéra
    • Lucilia Caesar

    La Mort au Bal masque

    Chamber music theatre by Joachim Brackx (libretto Xavier Tricot)

    Commissioned by Vrijstaat-O as part of the Ensor year and "Oostende, Vlaamse culturele hoofdstad 2010"
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2010 - Operastudio Vlaanderen Ghent, Thermae Palace Ostend & Vrijstaat Ostende, Belgium

    • Opéra
    • Atelier
    • IvWR

    Lorette et Monsieur K sur fond bleu

    (Actors, screwdrivers and torches), performance at the museum

    Commissioned by Le Centre Georges Pompidou Paris
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2010 - Ixelles Museum Brussels, Belgium

    2010 - Centre Pompidou Paris, France

    • Performance
    • Theatre
    • Education
    • Lucilia Caesar

    Raphael, les sirènes et le poulet

    Based on famous duets (Adam & Eve, Hamlet & Ophelia, Tristan & Isolde...)

    A theatrical recital with 5 actors & 1 pianist
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2011 - Théâtre National (Ars Musica), Brussels, Belgium

    2010 - Première in Théâtre National, Brussels, Belgium

    • Theatre
    • Lucilia Caesar

    Lapsit Exillis

    Inspired by the Arthurian legends

    Chivalrous fresco with 7 actors & 1 organist
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2009 - Théâtre National, Brussels, Belgium

    • Theatre
    • Lucilia Caesar

    Seul celui qui jamais ne connut la peur

    A workshop and production based on "Siegfried"

    12 actors, 9 stage managers & assistants
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2008 - Festival Bellone-Brigittines, Brussels, Belgium

    • Atelier
    • Theatre
    • Education
    • Lucilia Caesar

    Ma lance le frappera dans le dos

    A workshop based on "The Twilight of the Gods"

    16 actors
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2008

    • Atelier
    • Theatre
    • Education
    • Lucilia Caesar

    Paradis Guerrier

    A workshop based on "The Valkyrie"

    29 actors, singers, dancers
    DATES/LOCATIONS
    • Atelier
    • Theatre
    • Education
    • Lucilia Caesar

    Danse macabre au Walhalla

    A workshop based on "The Rhinegold"

    7 sceenic designers & 11 actors
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2007

    • Atelier
    • Theatre
    • Education
    • Lucilia Caesar

    Mondschatten

    Chamber opera by Younghi Pagh-Paan (libretto Juliane Votteler based on Oedipus at Colonus and Byung-Chul Han)

    Commissioned by Klaus Zehelein / Staatsoper Stuttgart
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2006 - Staatsoper Stuttgart & Staatsoper Stuttgart & World New Music Festival Stuttgart, Germany

    • Opéra
    • IvWR

    Tango des Centaures

    Inspired by Ovid’s Metamorphoses and baroque music

    With 8 actors, Pascal Quignard (writer) & Kris Defoort (composer)
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2006 - Rose des Vents, Villeneuve d’Ascq, France

    2006 - Zürcher TheaterSpektakel, Zürich, Switzerland

    2005 - Théâtre National, Brussels, Belgium

    • Theatre
    • Lucilia Caesar

    Rubens-Metamorfoses

    A “tableau de tableaux” based on the work of Peter Paul Rubens

    Video with 15 actors, 1 baby & 1 dog
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2012 - Rubenshuis, Antwerpen, Belgium

    2012 - Musée de Flandre, Cassel, France

    2012 - Hermitage Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

    2011 - Museum MuBE, Sao Paulo, Brazil

    2011 - Opéra de Lille, Lille, France

    2007 - Festival International de Danse, Lausanne, Switzerland

    2007 - Tanzhaus, Düsseldorf, Germany

    2006 - Manège de Reims, Reims, France

    2006 - Théâtre National, Brussels, Belgium

    2005 - Les Brigittines, Brussels, Belgium

    2004 - Premiered in the Saint-Charles Borromeus Church, Brussels, Belgium

    • Video Installation
    • Lucilia Caesar

    Marguerite, l’Ane et le Diable

    A stroll through the history of art

    Theatrical interpretation with 5 actors
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2006 - Manège de Reims, Reims, France

    2006 - Théâtre National, Brussels, Belgium

    2005 - Teatro di Parma, Parma, Italy

    2004 - Premiered in the Beursschouwburg, Brussels, Belgium

    • Theatre
    • Lucilia Caesar

    La vergine dei dolori

    Oratorio by Alessandro Scarlatti

    Commissioned by the Teatro di San Carlo
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2008 - Opéra de Bordeaux, France

    2007 - La Monnaie & Théâtre National Brussels, Belgium

    2003 - San Carlo Napoli, Italy

    2003 - Teatro Liceo Salamanca, Spain

    • Opéra
    • IvWR

    Métamorphoses II d’Avila

    Portraits based on “The Golden Legend”

    Performance-installation with 9 actors
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2003 - Les Brigittines, Brussels, Belgium

    • Performance
    • Theatre
    • Lucilia Caesar

    Métamorphoses Nocturnes

    Tableaux vivants based on icons from paintings

    A series of 9 videos with 9 actors
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2012 - Jardin de la Maison Veuve Clicquot, Reims, France

    2006 - Manège de Reims, Reims, France

    2006 - Théâtre National, Brussels, Belgium

    2004 - Teatro di Parma, Parma, Italy

    2004 - Festival Floraisons, Botanique, Brussels, Belgium

    2003 - Les Brigittines, Brussels, Belgium

    2002 - Premiered in Beursschouwburg, Brussels, Belgium

    • Video Installation
    • Performance
    • Lucilia Caesar

    In H-Moll

    Free adaptation of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Mass in B minor

    Theatrical interpretation with 10 actors a capella
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2007 - Mozarteum, Salsbourg, Austria

    2006 - Théâtre National, Brussels, Belgium

    2004 - Flagey, Brussels, Belgium

    2003 - Festival Perspectives, Saarbrucken, Germany

    2003 - La Maison de la Culture d’Amiens, Amiens, France

    2002 - Teatro di Parma, Parma, Italy

    2002 - Wiener Festwochen (Zeitzone), Vienna, Austria

    2002 - Festival dans(e) Uzès, Uzès, France

    2002 - Festival Bellone-Brigittines, Brussels, Belgium

    2001 - Premiered at Festival Musica, Strasbourg, France

    • Theatre
    • Lucilia Caesar

    Lohengrin

    “Invisible action for soloist, instruments and voice” by Salvatore Sciarrino

    Commissioned by Antoine Gindt T & M, Hebbel Theater Berlin
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2001 - Hebbel Theater - Musik-Biennale Berlin (D), T&M- Théâtre des Amandiers (F), Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (F), Musica Strasbourg (F), Ars Musica Brussels, Belgium

    • Opéra
    • IvWR

    Stabat Mater

    Workshop based on works by d’Astorga, Pergolesi, Vivaldi and Sances

    Commissioned by Stephane Lissner / Festival lyrique d’Aix-en-Provence
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2000

    • Atelier
    • Opéra
    • IvWR

    Ein geistliches Bankett

    Selected cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach (Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal, Aus der Tiefe, Weinen, Klagen, Christ lag in Todes Banden)

    Commissioned by Lawrence Langevoort/Hamburgische Staatsoper
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2000 - Hamburgische Oper (D), Theater Uelzen (D), St Michaeliskirche Hamburg (D), Cité de la Musique Paris, France

    • Opéra
    • IvWR

    Cena Furiosa

    Madrigals of love and war by Monteverdi (Altri canti d’amor, Lamento della Ninfa, Hor che’l ciel e la terra, Tirsi e Clori, Il Combattimento)

    Commissioned by Stephane Lissner / Festival lyrique d’Aix-en-Provence
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2001 - La Monnaie & Kunstenfestivaldesarts Brussels, Belgium

    1999 - Festival lyrique d’Aix-en-Provence, France

    • Opéra
    • IvWR

    La Chose effroyable dans l’oreille de V

    A “jam session” with 6 actors

    Commissioned by Antoine Gindt / T&M Paris
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2000 - Le Maillon Strasbourg (F), Hebbel Theater Berlin (D), Marstall München, Germany

    1999 - T & M Nanterre, France

    • Theatre
    • IvWR

    Moscheze is Moscheze

    Laboratory workshop with 7 actors

    DATES/LOCATIONS

    1999 - Théâtre Varia, Brussels, Belgium

    • Atelier
    • Theatre
    • Lucilia Caesar

    Life on a String

    Chamber opera by Qu Xiao-Song

    Commissioned by Frie Leysen / Kunstenfestivaldesarts Brussels
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    1999 - Doelenzaal Amsterdam, Netherlands

    1999 - Vredenburg Utrecht, Netherlands

    1999 - Culturgest Lisbon, Portugal

    1999 - Edinburgh International Festival, Scotland

    1998 - Kunstenfestivaldesarts Brussels, Belgium

    1998 - Festival d’Automne, France

    1998 - Bouffes du Nord Paris, France

    1998 - Opéra de Normandie Rouen, France

    1998 - Marstall Bayerisches Staatstheater München, Germany

    • Opéra
    • IvWR

    Le jardin des graves et aigus

    Performance with 30 actors, singers, dancers, sheep, 1 cow, 1 donkey and a grand piano

    Commissioned by Serge Rangoni / Botanique Brussels
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    1997 - Botanique - Centre Culturel de la Communauté française, Brussels, Belgium

    • Performance
    • Theatre
    • IvWR

    A-Ronne II

    A radio play A-Ronne by Luciano Berio from a poem by Sanguineti

    Theatrical interpretation with 5 actors
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    2011 - Opéra-Comique (Festival Agora), Paris, France

    2006 - Manège de Reims, Reims, France

    2006 - Ircam, Paris, France

    2006 - Festival Marseille, Marseille, France

    2006 - Théâtre National, Brussels, Belgium

    2003 - Manège de Reims, Reims, France

    2003 - Festival Bellone-Brigittines, Brussels, Belgium

    2001 - La Monnaie & Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Brussels, Belgium

    2000 - Bouffes du Nord, Paris, France

    2000 - Théâtre 71, Malakoff, France

    2000 - Carré Saint-Vincent, Orléans, France

    2000 - Espace Germinal, Fosses, France

    2000 - Théâtre de la Renaissance, Lyon, France

    2000 - Centre Culturel André Malraux, Vandoeuvres-lès-Nancy, France

    2000 - Le Carreau, Forbach, France

    2000 - Hebbel-Theater, Berlin, Germany

    1999 - Maison des Arts de Créteil, Créteil, France

    1998 - Festival Ars Musica, Brussels, Belgium

    1998 - T&M-Nanterre/Théâtre des Amandiers, Nanterre, France

    1998 - Musica, Strasbourg, France

    1997 - Monty, Antwerp, Belgium

    1997 - Vooruit, Ghent, Belgium

    1997 - Hippodrome, Douai, France

    1996 - Premiered in Les Brigittines, Brussels, Belgium

    • Theatre
    • Lucilia Caesar

    In the Woods one Evening

    Scores by Aperghis, Buckinx, Berberian, Deak, Dzuibak and Lachert

    A recital for 3 actors, 1 grand piano and celery
    DATES/LOCATIONS

    1997 - Festival « Bruxelles en scène », Châtillon, France

    1995 - Festival Bellone-Brigittines, Brussels, Belgium

    1994 - Premiered in Théâtre de la Balsamine, Brussels, Belgium

    • Theatre
    • Lucilia Caesar