echo_re_echo

echo_re_echo
03 Jun '25 to 04 Jun '25
WArd/waRD / Ann Van den Broek

What binds us and what pushes us away? And what does the distance between those two do to our relationships? In echo_re_echo, choreographer Ann Van den Broek and singer Gregory Frateur explore the attraction and distance between their personal and artistic identities, allowing them to resonate in strength and vulnerability.

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echo_re_echo


echo_re_echo
focuses on the resonance of each other's reality, mystery, and fantasy. In the form of echoes, a field of tension develops in which deep human emotions, frustrations, desires, and expectations are portrayed. Reflecting on the transformative time in which we live, where fluidity, identity, and physical reality compete for priority.
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echo_re_echo straddles the line between a concert and a dance performance, ranging from grand gestures to silence and intimacy, both monumental and small and personally crafted.   

Gregory Frateur performs in echo_re_echo by WArd/waRD and Ann Van den Broek. On show at Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

About Gregory Frateur

Gregory Frateur is renowned for his work with the Belgian band Dez Mona. Initially inspired by jazz, gospel, and spirituals, the band transitioned over the years to create their own distinctive contemporary pop sound. Frateur’s remarkable vocal style is a standout feature. He has collaborated with Ann Van den Broek for many years, composing music with Dez Mona for The Red Piece (2013), and lending his voice to The Black Piece (2014), where he was also featured on film. Accusations (2017) marked his first live performance as a performer on stage alongside Van den Broek. Frateur continues to be actively involved as a singer, performer, or rehearsal director in Van den Broek's productions to this day.

Ann Van den Broek performs in echo_re_echo by WArd/waRD. On show at Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

About Ann Van den Broek

Since 2000, Ann Van den Broek has dedicated herself to the development of her choreographic work after an active and successful career as a dancer. During this time, she has been crafting her distinctive movement language and style. The Flemish choreographer creates unconventional and gripping performances, with human existence as her starting point. She transcends the boundaries between various artistic disciplines, embraces the unorthodox, and aims for a critical, direct, and intense dialogue with her audience.

Credits


concept and direction Ann Van den Broek and Gregory Frateur  
choreography Ann Van den Broek  
actors and performers Ann Van den Broek, Gregory Frateur, Nicolas Rombouts and two WArd/waRD performers   
music and composition Nicolas Rombouts and Gregory Frateur  
text Gregory Frateur  
photographers Rio Staelens and Francis Vanhee 

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