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Fri 31 October

RAAF Comedy Night

It is time for the RAAF Comedy Night! That means that our comedy queen, Debora Lootsma, picked the funniest comedians to entertain and make us laugh our pants off. Every edition Debora finds starting comedians that make their first appearance on the comedy-stage.

Fri 26 September

RAAF Comedy Night

It is time for the RAAF Comedy Night! That means that our comedy queen, Debora Lootsma, picked the funniest comedians to entertain us again. Every edition Debora finds starting comedians that make a (first) appearance on the comedy-stage. Come over to support them and have a good one! line up: Ann Helena Kenis, Jens Lesthaeghe, Peter Kluppels, Thijs vd Sande, Esther vd Voort, Raymon Hofkens . Entrance: 5,-

Fri 03 October

crimmp_17

crimmp_17 features five contributions in dutch and russian. lectures, songs and poetry.

Fri 18 July

TRIPPERS by Firma MES

Trippers is the new summer theatre performance by Firma MES. Location: the old white water course of the abandoned subtropical swimming paradise Tropicana! Date: 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26 July at 8pm and 10pm. Trippers is inspired by the movie Spring Breakers and written by Elfie Tromp. Expect bikini’s, guns and a lot of neon.

Fri 27 June

RAAF COMEDY NIGHT!

On the 27th of June it is time for the RAAF Comedy Night!

Sun 01 June

PREMIERE FOR NEW PLAY BY MARCO MARTENS

Rapper and writer Marco Martens presents his new play ‘HARM’. He is accompanied by multi-musicians Michiel van Iersel and Joris Sedee. Direction is handled by Jessica Borst. The mix of song, rap and spoken word will première at the Walhalla Theater in Rotterdam on Sunday the first of June. An additional variety show featuring song and poetry is played by Vrienden van Harm. Tickets cost 12,50 and are available at here

Thu 12 June

In Dialogue #2

In Dialogue is a new project of the Ro Theater, aiming to boost amateurs and professionals. It has challenged four Rotterdam amateur groups to create their own version of a famous Ro Theater-piece. On Thursday June 12th TheaterOVER will play OVERdata, inspired by the method of Marjolijn van Heemstra.

Wed 11 June

In Dialogue #1

In Dialogue is a new project of the Ro Theater, aiming to boost amateurs and professionals. It has challenged four Rotterdam amateur groups to create their own version of a famous Ro Theater-piece. On wednesday June 11th Wonderlandtheater will play ‘Vrijheid in een kopje’, inspired by ‘Kust’.

Fri 30 May

Schwalbe zoekt massa

‘Suddenly, people are everywhere, with more joining all the time, as if the streets only lead in one direction. Most don’t know what has happened, but they hurry anyway to the place where most of the others are.’ - from ‘Crowds and Power’ by Elias Canetti

Thu 08 May

Dances beneath the Oak

A choreographic project by Annika Pannitto with the music by Béla Bartók. Dances beneath the Oak is a series based upon several physical practices that evolve into choreographic works. Consequential movement is the second dance of the series.

Thu 15 May

Waan speelt Offer

A play influenced by culture, life and philosophy made by people who love theatre.

Thu 08 May

Medvedev & Arkady Kots

Russian activist will read poems and perform songs.

Thu 17 April

MS DOS / Prometheus geketend

MSDOS/Prometheus geketend represents part one of a binary fireball ‘de Internet Trilogie’ in which Urland uses its explosive and bizarre approach to find contrasts between and connections with the Prometheia of Aeschylus and the Internet. Each part of the trilogy will be given an obstruction. Physical, non-physical and political.

Wed 12 March

Vuile Was

Performance by Yvonne van den Eerenbeemt. Finalist of the Amsterdam Kleinkunst Festival. A hilarious and confronting performance of a lady of the lost generation.

Fri 28 March

Bahnhof Berlin Premiere Walhalla

Contemporary musical theatre with Lydia van Veen and Jordy Walker, starting with Berlin’s golden twenties and following forward its cultural footprint: from Brecht to Bowie.

Sun 09 March

TWEEDE VERDIEPING, theater in urban space

WHAT IF YOUR HOUSE COULD TALK?
WHAT COULD THE WALLS REVEIL ABOUT YOU?

A theatre performance on location with live music and live drawn projections of Eva van Welzenis (st. LOE) and Willemijn Schellekens (Willemijnontwerp.nl).

Fri 14 March

Dansateliers Studiopresentations: 3 solo’s

In the period April-March the three makers Katja Heitmann, Katerina Dietzová and Liat Waysbort, each work on a new researchproject in Dansateliers. On 14, 15 and 16th of March they present the outcomes of their research in the form of 3 solo’s.

Sat 15 February

Double bill: Boy oh Boy & Certain doubts

Friday February 14th and Saturday Feb 15th Dansateliers presents a double bill in de Krijn Boon Studio in the Rotterdamse Schouwburg. The program consists of two new duets choreographers Connor Schumacher and Jessica van Rüsschen developed during Research and Development trajectory in Dansateliers.

Sun 23 February

crimmp_16

crimmp_16 features four contributions

Fri 28 February

RAAF CABARET CAFÉ

RAAF Caberet Cafe: an addition to the successful RAAF Comedy Nights! Just like during the stand-up evenings you can enjoy a drink or two and lots of laughter in a nice atmosphere.