Reclaim

Location

Big Top, Parc de Sept Heures

Duration

1h

Language

Non-verbal / accessible to all languages

Audience

For all audiences aged +12

Dates and times

  • Tuesday August 6th 8 pm
  • Wednesday August 7th 8 pm
  • Thursday August 8th 8 pm
  • Friday August 9th 8 pm
  • Saturday August 10th 8 pm

Rates

Adults

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)

Théâtre d’un Jour

Winner of the Prix Maeterlinck de la Critique 2023 in the “Best Circus Show” category

The show

Reclaim mesmerizes audiences with its fusion of circus and music, reminiscent of the company’s acclaimed previous creation, Strach, A Fear Song, which also won the same award in 2018 and was hosted at the Festival for two consecutive editions.

Drawing inspiration from the American ecofeminist movement and the forgotten rituals of Asia Minor, Reclaim offers an immersive experience that engages all the senses. Set within a small white ring, circus intertwines with opera to create an “imaginary ritual.” A lyric singer, two cellists, a flyer, two acrobats, and three porters transport spectators into a world where words are almost unnecessary, yet the circus itself “carries the voice.”

Based in the Beauraing countryside, Théâtre d’un Jour has transcended national borders, establishing itself as Belgium’s foremost circus company. This year marks its 30th anniversary, a testament to its enduring excellence.

In the press

In just a few minutes, RECLAIM, Patrick Masset’s latest circus creation with Théâtre d’un Jour, has the audience on the edge of their seats… We are alternately gripped, frightened, admiring, enthusiastic, invigorated…

  • Jean-Marie Wynants, Le Soir

The team

Writing and staging Patrick Masset | Lyric singer Blandine Coulon | Cellists Suzanne Vermeyen and Eugénie Defraigne | Acrobats Chloé Chevallier, César Mispelon and Lisandro Gallo | Porters Joaquin Diego Bravo and Paul Krügener | Scenography and costumes Oria Puppo | Masks Isis Hauben I Puppets Polina Borissova | Iron work JeanMarc Simon | Painted canvas Eugénie Obolensky | Choreographic work Dominique Duszynski | Assistant staging Lola Chuniaud | Lighting design Emily Brassier | Stage and lighting management Adrien De Reusme

Produced by T1J in coproduction with Les Halles de Schaerbeek, Le Vilar, Le Palais des Beaux-Arts de Charleroi, UP – Circus & Performing Arts, le Maillon – Théâtre de Strasbourg – Scène Européenne with the support of the MAD Festival in Antwerp, Centre Culturel de Bièvre, Theater op de Markt/Dommelhof in Neerpelt, CAS, WBI, Loterie Nationale (FWB), Wallonie and WBTD T1J is a company under contract with the FWB (Circus Arts)

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