Pierre

30.03 – 19:00 in CINEMATEK Brussels PIERRE (Jan Decorte, Belgium, 1975) with Bert Van Tichelen, Rezy Schumacher, Cara Van Wersch ūüé§ Introduction with Jan Decorte Jan Decorte is primarily known for his work in theater, but at the beginning of his career he was also involved in film. He was an actor, notably portraying the … Continued

The thin white duke

https://e-tcetera.be/the-thin-white-duke/ Sigrid Vinks in Etcetera over het mythische concert van David Bowie in Vorst Nationaal in 1976

La Ronde in Brest

Saturday¬† 1 april – Les Ateliers des Capucins in Brest ‘La Ronde’, a project by choreographer Boris Charmatz. Sigrid Vinks will perform with the French actor Alex Descas and the dancer Reginald Lefebvre (Tanztheater Wuppertal)

Jeanne Dielman

In De Studio/De Cinema Antwerpen op donderdag 16 maart – Chantal Akerman maakte met JEANNE DIELMAN een verbazingwekkend en overtuigend filmexperiment dat al decennialang wordt geanalyseerd en besproken. De film werd in december 2022 uitgeroepen tot Beste Film Allertijden door Sight and Sound. Voor het eerst in het 70-jarige bestaan van de Sight and Sound-poll … Continued

Pierre

In De Studio / De Cinema Antwerp on Sunday February 19 and 26 at 17.50 —— PIERRE (1976) The first feature film by Jan Decorte covers a day and a night in the lone life of a Brussels municipal clerk. Pierre lives with his mother in an antiquated house in a run-down working-class area. Every … Continued

Greatest Film of All Time

Chantal Akerman’s ‘Jeanne Dielman’ is declared N¬į 1. in the prestigious Sight and Sound Poll, which happens once a decade. For the first time in its 70-year history, an esteemed international poll of film experts has ranked a film by a woman as the greatest of all time. Jan Decorte plays the son, Sylvain Dielman.

Jamais je n’oublierai la mort

Premiere ‘Jamais je n’oublierai la mort’ at Cinema RITCS – Wednesday, October 12 at 19.30 A film poem by Charles Dhondt, based on the famous theatre performance by Jan Decorte, Sigrid Vinks, Oumar Dicko and Ika Schwander.

HOLLAND FESTIVAL PARELS

In 1982, Belgian actor and director Jan Decorte is invited to Holland Festival with his adaptation of two remarkable texts from Heiner M√ľller, titled ‚Äúmauser & de hamletmachine‚ÄĚ. It is time for political theatre to redefine itself, states Decorte, to question its forms and contents. In this excerpt Decorte is being interviewed, alternated with some … Continued

The John Hails Society

The John Hails Society. Mauro Pawlowski & Eric Thielemans play bass & drums to the great voices of Jan Decorte, Josse De Pauw, Benjamin Abel Meirhaeghe and Lisah Adeaga. Recorded at a totally formalized, yet even more totally spontaneous musically studio session at Finster Studio in Antwerp during some lockdown. https://thielemanseric.bandcamp.com/album/the-john-hails-society

Burgaudine

During Bye Bye Kaai – The long Toast on 18 June in Kaaitheater Jan Decorte and Sigrid Vinks will perform “BURGAUDINE”

Folies à Deux

Monday 7/3 VOLKSROOM (Bergensesteenweg 33B – 1070 Anderlecht) is hosting a concert by fifteen different artists. JAN DECORTE & SIGRID VINKS will perform ‘Folies √† Deux’

Sigrid Vinks performs in La Ronde – Europalia Brussels & Charleroi

French choreographer Boris Charmatz makes full use of the hall of Brussels North Station and the Ancien Tri Postal, the old sorting office in Charleroi, according to one of dance‚Äôs essential elements: the duet. Around 1900, Arthur Schnitzler wrote the extraordinary text Reigen/La Ronde. The protocol of La Ronde, which functions on the basis of … Continued

Harder Better Faster Stronger

Filmpremi√®re 28 september Cinema ZED – Hasselt Een huilende man heeft het levenloze lichaam van een vrouw in zijn armen‚Ķ het begin van √©√©n grote trip met verbazingwekkende personages, hopperiaanse taferelen en vooral veel muziek. Vier curatoren stelden vier gelegenheidsbands samen die de opdracht kregen om een unieke creatie te maken. De vier composities zijn … Continued

Inondertussendoor

Jan Decorte, Sigrid Vinks en Kris Van Trier spelen met het script op tafel deel 2 uit Decortes Aids-trilogie (1987-1989). Snel, grappig, po√ętisch en persoonlijk. Volgend de noden van de tijd. 6 augustus 17:00 – Middelheim 21, Comp. Marius

Films Jan Decorte available online to a worldwide audience

On the 12th of May, 2021, Avila will celebrate its one-year anniversary. For this festive occasion the platform digitised two films¬†Hedda Gabler¬†(1978) and¬†Pierre¬†(1977), by theatre maker Jan Decorte. Together with his television production¬†Gombrowicz: Incidents, Adventures¬†(1977), these films will be made available online to a worldwide audience. In addition, Avila is giving away 250 free coupons … Continued

Auditions for new performance

Bloet is looking for a bold and beautiful young person to create a new performance ‘BLOOD LTD by Bloet’ in the beginning of november in Kaaitheater. Auditions on the 5th and the 6th of May in the Kaaistudio’s (81 Rue Notre Dame du Sommeil, 1000 Bruxelles). Please prepare a little performance (max 3 min) to … Continued

La Ronde – France 5

La soir√©e du 12 mars sur France 5. D√®s 20h55 dans Passage des arts, retrouvez Boris Charmatz face au Grand Palais,¬†le film documentaire de Sophie Kovess-Brun et Claire Duguet qui r√©v√®le les coulisses de ce projet inou√Į. Il en a suivi toutes les √©tapes et √©claire la d√©marche artistique du chor√©graphe. Suivi √† 21h50 dans … Continued

La Ronde – Boris Charmatz – Grand Palais Paris

Sigrid Vinks invited by Boris Charmatz. Saturday 16 January 2021 – full day La Ronde – danced duets from dawn to dusk “Arthur Schnitzler wrote the extraordinary La Ronde, about couples bound to one another, at the same time that the Grand Palais was being built. In 1900 the venue opened and Schnitzler self-published his … Continued

Jan Decorte in Humo

For his 70th birthday Jan Decorte was interviewed in Humo. Photos by Stephan Vanfleteren.

Hedda Gabler

Thursday¬† 21 november 2019 – 20:30 ¬† KASKcinema¬†¬† Godshuizenlaan 4, 9000 Gent From the mid-1970s to the early 1980s, Belgian theatre director, author and actor Jan Decorte (1950) made two feature films and a few television documentaries for Belgian public broadcasting. For its fifth Seuls film night on Thursday 21 November 2019, Sabzian will show … Continued

Pukkelpop

Jan Decorte en Sigrid Vinks spelen samen met Benjamin Abel Meirgaeghe op Pukkelpop “Das Ende = The Beginning”. De performance gaat door op zaterdag 17 augustus om 20u in the Vall-EY, een nieuwe site van Pukkelpop waar experimentele muziek, kunst en performance centraal staan.

Theatre Texts From The Lowlands

The Flemisch Literary Foundation, Kunstenpunt and Dutch Performing Arts promote a selection of playwrights. Jan Decorte

Ultima General Cultural Merit

On Tuesday 5 February 2019 Jan Decorte and Sigrid Vinks received the Ultima General Cultural Merit during a festive event in the AB in Brussels.

Hamlet 0.2 in Germany

Extra performances of Hamlet 0.2 in Pumpenhaus M√ľnster on the 9 and 10 of November 2018. We will play in German and English.

boeklancering: Tis of tisni. Over Jan Decorte

Aansluitend aan de premi√®re van Stand Down op 13 oktober 2017 wordt in het Kaaitheater het langverwachte Jan Decorte-boek voorgesteld. Dit kleurrijke fresco over leven en werk van een radicale theaterkunstenaar kan onmogelijk ontbreken in je boekenkast. Jan Decorte is nu bijna een halve eeuw actief als theaterkunstenaar. Hij is auteur, regisseur, acteur, scenograaf‚Ķ Stond … Continued

Helden van deze tijd

In ‘Helden van deze tijd’ droeg Martin Pulanski het hoofdstuk ‘Tien dagen die mijn leven deden wankelen’ op aan Jan Decorte en Sigrid Vinks, na het zien van Ne Swarte…… http://hoochiekoochie.skynetblogs.be/archive/2016/12/16/helden-van-deze-tijd-8681108.html

‘Geboeid/Prometheus’ volstrekt uniek en verbluffend indrukwekkend

‘Geboeid/Prometheus’¬† van Jan Decorte werd in literair Nederland enthousiast onthaald. Op Moors Magazine verscheen: “Het meest verbijsterende boek dat ik in tijden in handen heb gekregen is deze tekst van theatermaker Jan Decorte ‚Äď het is een, hoe zullen we het zeggen, ‚Äúbewerking‚ÄĚ van de tragedie Prometheus van Aischylos, maar een volstrekt anarchistische bewerking van … Continued

Chantal Akerman

Chantal Akerman died on October 5th. Jan Decorte played in the films ‘Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles’ and ‘Toute une nuit’. On http://www.canvas.be/cultuur/chantal-akerman¬† Jan Decorte interviews Chantal Akerman about ‘Golden Eighties’.

MOX

Jan Decorte plays ‘the good father’ in MOX, a short film by the audio-visual collective GOGOLPLEX

Ruhrtriennale

Bloet has been asked to perform ‘Much Dance’ at the 2015 Ruhrtriennale Performances 28,29 and 30 of August 2015 in PACT Zollverein – Essen