In petto

/ In petto


Salle des fêtes | Café-théâtre




Non-verbal / accessible to all languages


For all audiences aged 5+

Dates and times

  • Friday 9 August 8pm 
  • Saturday 10 August 3pm



Full price: €25
Groups of 4 or more people: €20

Under 30s

Full price: €16
Groups of 4 or more people: €13

Reduced rate

Full price: €10
Groups of 4 or more people: €9

Subscription (from 5 shows)

Price per show

Adults: 19€

Under 30s: 12€

Reduced rate: 8€

And also...

  • Afterparty Friday 9 August from 9.30pm: Johan Dupont and David Sikivie’s karaoke piano bar | Saturday 10 August from 10pm: concert (programme in the making)


For nearly 25 years, the uproarious and dynamic duo OKIDOK (Xavier Bouvier and Benoît Devos) from Tournai have been delighting audiences of all ages.

The show

We’ve been fortunate to host many of their shows in Spa: Slips Inside, Ha Ha Ha, Les Chevaliers, Okidok Kabaret Social Klub... This year, they will also be performing outdoors with Slips Experience. (Link – see p.41 in the brochure)

In their latest production, In petto, an absurd tragicomedy unfolds, depicting the chaotic lives of two itinerant clown musicians. Their makeshift cart, serving as both shelter and stage, collapses, leaving them bruised and bewildered. In a moment of suspension, they strive to find a compromise, a delicate balance, a hopeful solution, determined to carry on with their show and journey, no matter the obstacles.

In the press

With a perfect script and impeccable direction, they wonderfully combine humor, poetry, physical feats, and emotion.

  • Le Nouvel Observateur


Okidok transported the full house into a world brimming with imagination.

  • La Nouvelle République

The team

By and with Benoît Devos & Xavier Bouvier | Outside perspective Christine RossignolDallaire, Jeanine Gretler, Amanda Kibble | Writing assistance Bernard Breuse | Scenography LSDiffusion, Union Industrielle Tournaisienne, Lili Deconinck, Sébastien Boucherit, Xavier Bouvier, Benoît Devos

Produced by Cie OKIDOK in coproduction with Latitude 50, MARS – Mons Arts de la scènes with the support of the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Administration générale de la Culture, Service des Arts Forains, du Cirque et de la Rue, Collectif Transquinquennal (BE). In residence at the Maison de la Culture in Tournai and the Foyer Socio-Culturel in Antoing

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