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Jan Fabre Requiem for a Metamorphosis

A theatrical requiem with actors, dancers and musicians 

World premiere
In English
A Co-production with Troubleyn / Jan Fabre, RuhrTriennale and Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009.
In Co-operation with Champ d’Action, Mladinsko Theatre, Zagreb Youth Theatre, Sirens Festival and Missdeluxedancec


  • 26 August 2007, 20:00


  • 27 August 2007, 21:30
  • 29 August 2007, 20:00

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Jan Fabre, Stage director and choreography
Miet Martens, Assistant
Serge Verstockt, Music
Pol Engels, Jan Fabre, Costumes
Luk Van den Dries, Dramaturgy
Harry Cole, Jan Fabre, Lighting design


Aleksander Pavlin, The Doctor-Philosopher
Linda Adami, The Butterfly that tries to make the dead laugh
Katarina Bistrovic-Darvas, The Pathologist-Anatomist
Geert Vaes, The Priest
Ivana Jozic, The Social Worker
Frano Maskovic, The Executioner
Marusa Geymayer-Oblak, The Palliative Carer
Marinko Les, The Patient-Florist
Ivana Jozic, The Beautician
Christian Bakalov, The Carrier-Crow
Kazutomi Kozuki, The Condemned Chinese
Marinko Les, The Tomb Artist
Frano Maskovic, The Cataleptic
Katarina Bistrovic-Darvas, The Widow
Christian Bakalov, The Stonecutter
Marusa Geymayer-Oblak, The Thanatopractor-Embalmer
Marina Kaptijn, The Coffin-Maker
Frano Maskovic, The Gravedigger
Aleksander Pavlin, The Entomologist
Tassos Karachalios, The Greek Chorus
recorded, The Voices of history
Linda Adami, Lie Antonissen, Manon Avermaete, Christian Bakalov, Katarina Bistrovic-Darvas, Dieter Bossu, Dimitri Brusselmans, Maarten Buyl, Sylvia Camarda, Kristof Deneijs, Ann Eysermans, Marusa Geymayer-Oblak, Ivana Jozic, Marina Kaptijn, Tassos Karachalios, Beatrice Kessi, Kazutomi Kozuki, Marinko Les, Clarice Braga Barbosa Lima, Frano Maskovic, Yutaka Oya, Aleksander Pavlin, Elsemieke Scholte, Tom Tiest, Geert Vaes, Performers