The Fall is a theatrical dance performance inspired by the Greek tragedy of Elektra by Euripides. It tells a story of symbiosis, abandonment and revenge (matricide!) through filmic scenes, fleshy movement, and a play with visibility. Do we (need to) kill our mothers to become adults?
Concept and choreography: Doke Pauwels Performers: Marion Bosetti en Doke Pauwels Music: Marnix Dorrestein Light design: Jasper Nijholt Costume design: Karlijne Opmeer
Thanks to: BAMP Brussels, ICK Amsterdam, Herman van Veen Arts Center, Another Kind of Blue and New Dance Center
Photography: Rona Lane Photography
The Fall was performed in the University Theater in Amsterdam; at Antidote Festival 2019; First Works Festival Lugar Futuro 2020 and as a part of Mag ik deze dans? at the Herman van Veen Arts Center.