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BELGIAN PREMIÈRE - Friday 8 December (20:00 - 21:30)

The monologue details ’Simona the Stylite’ and her criminal plan to restore the healing and spiritual power of beauty.

Friday 1 December (20:00 - 21:00)
Belgian PremièreSimona, the gangster of art, features a female saint, a protagonist who is on a mission to restore one of the most essential duties of humanity: to fight for the power of beauty.
PEAK MYTIKAS (On the top of Mount Olympus)

Eleven multi-talented performers (actors, dancers, and musicians) will join Jan Fabre in the creation of this 8-hour-long mythological rave.

MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV in 'Not Once'. © Phil Griffin

For the past four years, iconic Belgian artist Jan Fabre and legendary performer Mikhail Baryshnikov have worked together on their first collaboration. British artist Phil Griffin joined them as a co-director of the film Not Once. (...)

Elle etait et elle est, meme. with Els Deceukelier

She was and she is, even is inspired by Duchamp’s artwork, The bride stripped bare by her bachelors, even (The Large Glass). Els Deceukelier plays a seductive bride situated in the twilight zone between reality and imagination...

Resurrexit Cassandra. With Stella Höttler.

The mesmerizing solo performance, performed by Stella Höttler, conceived and directed by Jan Fabre, based on a text by Ruggero Cappuccio, original music composed by Arthur Lavandier.


Discover the Troubleyn/Laboratorium and its art during this unique behind-the-scenes guided tour.

© Stas Levshin
The Night Writer - Russia

Jan Fabre created for the Bolshoi Drama Theater in Saint Petersburg an intimate version of The Night Writer. Fabre's first repertoire play in Russia is alternately played by two talented actors: Andrej Feskov and Alexander Molochinikov (...)


'From Act to Acting' in Bulgarian

New! Jan Fabre & Luk Van den Dries’s highly anticipated book 'From Act to Acting: Jan Fabre’s Guidelines for the Performer of the 21st century' is now available in Bulgarian.

"This book, which collects 40 years of exercises and teachings, sounds like a challenge to those who are about to create theatre, as a warning: burn within the form." - Romeo Castellucci

Published by Unipress. 

'From Act to Acting' in Russian

Jan Fabre & Luk Van den Dries’s highly anticipated book 'From Act to Acting: Jan Fabre’s Guidelines for the Performer of the 21st century' is now available in Russian

"This book sheds new light on the physical, mental and vocal training of the performer and furthermore gives insight in Fabre’s revolutionary thoughts on contemporary theatre." - Luk Van den Dries

Published by Ripol/Palmira Publishers. 

Jan Fabre Teaching Group

"The contemporary performer unites performance, theatre, and dance. Fabre always looks for physical impulses in and on the bodies of his performers and stimulates them to act on stage on the basis of those ‘real’ physical sensations." (...)

The great European stage directors, from Stanislavksi to Fabre

The prestigious British publishing house Bloomsbury Publishing UK(Methuen Drama) recently launched 8 volumes "The great European stage directors, from Stanislavksi to Fabre"! Volume #8 is about Pina Bausch, Romeo Castellucci and Jan Fabre. For sale online (...)

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