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Fri 14 November

Bobby Baxter

“Bobby Baxter is a 25 year old male suspected of hideous crimes.” This sentence is all you need to form a mental image of this man, thus bringing him to life. Before you read this sentence Bobby Baxter did not exist. Now he does. What does he look like, what does his voice sound like, what kind of personality does he have.

Thu 13 November

Bobby Baxter

“Bobby Baxter is a 25 year old male suspected of hideous crimes.” This sentence is all you need to form a mental image of this man, thus bringing him to life. Before you read this sentence Bobby Baxter did not exist. Now he does. What does he look like, what does his voice sound like, what kind of personality does he have.

Sun 23 November

crimmp_18

crimmp_18 features ‘de opstand der vasectomen’, a new bizarro horror radio play (dutch spoken) by COOLHAVEN, a flexible group of members hajo doorn, lukas simonis and peter fengler, that flows in a realistic-capitalistic manner if needed and dries up where fluid is redundant. _since 1999 coolhaven is engaged in all sorts of disciplines: performances, films, rock music, radio plays, theater, and dry hermetic art.

Sat 22 November

crimmp_18

crimmp18 features _‘de opstand der vasectomen’, a new bizarro horror radio play (dutch spoken) by COOLHAVEN, a flexible group of members hajo doorn, lukas simonis and peter fengler, that flows in a realistic-capitalistic manner if needed and dries up where fluid is redundant. _since 1999 coolhaven is engaged in all sorts of disciplines: performances, films, rock music, radio plays, theater, and dry hermetic art.

Fri 21 November

crimmp_18

crimmp18 features _‘de opstand der vasectomen’, a new bizarro horror radio play (dutch spoken) by COOLHAVEN, a flexible group of members hajo doorn, lukas simonis and peter fengler, that flows in a realistic-capitalistic manner if needed and dries up where fluid is redundant. _since 1999 coolhaven is engaged in all sorts of disciplines: performances, films, rock music, radio plays, theater, and dry hermetic art.

Sun 23 November

One Man without a Cause - dance solo Emio Greco

Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten were asked to create a performance about Nobel Prize winner Albert Camus in France in 2013, exactly 100 years after his birth. They based One Man without a Cause on Camus’ classic novel L’Étranger. What does the struggle of one man tell us about society in general?

Thu 23 October

De Soprano’s

De Soprano’s - Verdi’s female protagonists in contemporary dance - is a dance opera in collaboration with Opera Zuid. As a rule, Greco and Scholten never talk about men vs women, but in this production the power of womanhood is studied in three variations. As a woman, how do you deal with the militant, subservient and seductive elements in your character?

Fri 26 September

Rotterdamer Dialoge #02: Jochen Sandig and Neil Wallace

The second edition of Rotterdamer Dialoge is coming up. The cultural entrepreneur Jochen Sandig from Berlin and Neil Wallace, head of De Doelen, will enter into discussion in the Goethe-Institut Rotterdam.

Thu 02 October

Conny Janssen Danst presents: DANSLOKAAL 2

Conny Janssen Danst provides opportunities for young talent through DANSLOKAAL, the talent development project where 3 young artists are invited to develop new work together with the dancers of Conny Janssen Danst.

Sat 11 October

The Greeks

Choreographer Duda Paiva interprets three Greek myths through dance and puppetry: King, Nikè and Cyclops. Magical tales of greed, stupidity and entanglement, with gripping, priceless encounters between the dancers and the life-like puppets.

Fri 05 September

Experience theatre on a ship at the World Port Days

The World Port Days and theatre go together like bread and butter, as theatre company Thomas proves with their play ‘The sea’. Not an ordinary play, but a multidisciplinary illusion with a nautical edge performed on a ship. The World Port Days is more than a showcase for the Rotterdam harbour.

Sun 17 August

The Handlebards - Macbeth

Pleinbioscoop Rotterdam presents: Shakespeare in the Museumpark. Four British actors play two iconic Shakespeare plays, but in their own humorous way. They are performing in Scotland, England, Holland and Belgium. Travelling by bike. Beautifully British and totally bonkers.

Sat 16 August

The Handlebards - Comedy of Errors

Pleinbioscoop Rotterdam presents: Shakespeare in the Museumpark. Four British actors play two iconic Shakespeare plays, but in their own humorous way. They are performing in Scotland, England, Holland and Belgium. Travelling by bike. Beautifully British and totally bonkers.

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.