Spelling Spectacle


  • 17.04 > 21.04.2023

A che­ap hor­se is rare.

What is rare is expensive

A che­ap hor­se is expensive

Spelling Spectacle is a per­for­man­ce about logic, con­se­quen­ce and pos­si­bi­li­ty by Ingrid Berger Myhre, made and per­for­med in col­la­bo­ra­ti­on with Nicola Gunn and Ida Wigdel.

With if, then” as under­cur­rent, the pie­ce asks what a cohe­rent cho­re­o­grap­hic train of thought can be or look like. What con­di­ti­ons the fol­lo­wing, and how? According to which givens does some­thing make sen­se? And what does it say about the back­drop of our reading?

The tit­le Spelling Spectacle is an alli­te­ra­ti­on in which the words sha­re a two­fold allu­si­on. They both evo­ke a sen­se of magic, in addi­ti­on to their litera­ry sen­se of rea­ding or see­ing: to spell as in deco­ding, or a spell as in a magi­cal for­mu­la. A spec­ta­cle as some­thing to be seen, and spec­ta­cles as some­thing one sees through.

Picture by Paul Sixta

cho­re­o­grap­hy: Ingrid Berger Myhre l in col­la­bo­ra­ti­on with: Nicola Gunn and Ida Wigdel l per­for­mers: Nicola Gunn, Ida Wigdel and Ingrid Berger Myhre l sound design: Lasse Passage l lights: Ryoya Fudetani l sce­no­grap­hy: Oshin Albrecht l advi­ce: Thomas Bîrzan, Eirik Blekesaune l thanks to: Pablo Esbert Lilienfeld, Ashley Ho, Calvin Ferdinando Carrier, Hilde Ingeborg Sandvold l pro­duc­ti­on: Caravan Production l copro­duc­ti­on: Dansateliers (Rotterdam,NL), Kunstenwerkplaats KWP (Brussels, BE), BIT Teatergarasjen (Bergen, NO), Rosendal Teater (Trondheim, NO), SPRING (Utrecht, NL) Residenties: KAAP (Brugge, BE), BUDA (Kortrijk, BE), Kunstenwerkplaats (Brussels, BE), Dansateliers (Rotterdam, NL), Tanzfabrik (Berlin, DE), field­works (Brussel, BE) l sup­por­ted by Advancing Performing Arts Project (apap) — FEMINIST FUTURES — a pro­ject co-fun­ded by the Creative Europe Program of the European Union, Fonds Podiumkunsten, Arts Council Norway, Fond for Lyd og Bilde, the Flemish Community