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Théâtre National Wallonie-Bruxelles


Marcos Morau, La Veronal

20 > 23.04.2022

An intriguing futuristic universe, both strange and poetic, inhabited by bustling, robotic, dislocated creatures who seem to have lost their emotions and desires. This scenography of studied perfection, with cold colors and a removed aesthetic takes us to somewhere between an airport hall and a multinational’s warehouse. What humanity is left within these characters? What do they feel? The contortions of their bodies, the jerky movements, do they reveal a game or suffering?

With his company La Véronal, Marcos Morau pursues a transversal choreographic work fed by many forms of expression, from movies to the plastic arts via literature. Regarding his dancers with the focus of an entomologist, he explores the mechanisms of passion and questions the notion of progress. Pasionara asks questions to better grasp the enigma of our compulsions, obsessions and loves.


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Grande Salle




Concept and artistic direction
Marcos Morau

Marcos Morau
in collaboration with the dancers

Choreography assistant 
Lorena Nogal

Estela Merlos

Artistic and dramaturgical consultant
Roberto Fratini 
Celso Giménez

Àngela Boix 
Jon López 
Ariadna Montfort 
Núria Navarra 
Lorena Nogal 
Shay Partush 
Marina Rodríguez 
Sau-Ching Wong 

Set design
Max Glaenzel 

Costume Design
Silvia Delagneau

Lighting design and technical management
Bernat Jansà

Technical and special effects assistance 
David Pascual

Sound design
Juan Cristóbal Saavedra

Video design
Esterina Zarrillo

Costume Design
Silvia Delagneau

Mª Carmen Soriano

Masks and props 
GADGET Efectos Especiales

Ricardo Vergne

Martí Doy

Spheres construction
Goretti Puente

Natalio Martín

Stage director (TN)
Michel Ransbotyn

Stage director (TN)
Pierre Ottinger

Executive production
Juan Manuel Gil Galindo
Cristina Goñi Adot

Teatros del Canal (Madrid), Théâtre National de Chaillot (Paris), Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg (Luxembourg), Sadler’s Wells (London), Tanz im August/ HAU Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin), Grec 2018 Festival de Barcelona - Institut de Cultura Ajuntament de Barcelona (Barcelona), Oriente Occidente Dance Festival (Rovereto, Italy), Mercat de les Flors (Barcelona)

With the collaboration of
El Graner Centre de Creació (Barcelona)

With the support of
INAEM - Ministerio de Educación Cultura y Deporte de España, ICEC - Departament de Cultura de la Generalitat de Catalunya

With the support of the Embassy of Spain in the Kingdom of Belgium.

© Alex Font
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