Double Murder

Double Murder

Choreography & Music by Hofesh Shechter


It’s heartwarming and beautiful, an antidote to the suffering of the world

Sarah Crompton – The Observer

Infos & Cast


Infos & Cast

Double Murder

(Clowns/The Fix)

17, 18, 19 March 2022 – 8PM
20 March 2022 – 3PM
at the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices (BFM)

Duration: 1h35 with on intermission
Recommended from 13 years old

Choreography & Music Hofesh Shechter
Lighting Design The Fix Tom Visser
Costume Design The Fix Peter Todd
Lighting Design Clowns Lee Curran

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A thrilling new double bill by internationally celebrated choreographer Hofesh Shechter, presenting two distinctly contrasting pieces for our times.

One half of the evening is Clowns, a sarcastic nod to our ever-growing indifference to violence; originally created for Nederlands Dans Theater 1 and later produced as a film and broadcast by the BBC to great acclaim. In a macabre comedy of murder and desire, Clowns unleashes a whirlwind of choreographed anarchy, testing how far we are willing to go in the name of entertainment.

As an antidote to the murderous, poisonous energy of Clowns, Shechter’s new creation, The Fix, brings a tender, fragile energy to the stage. It offers a raw and compassionate moment to balance the forces of aggression and violence that press on us daily. A shield to protect us from the noise of life outside, and a place that allows the performers to be fragile, be seen for their utmost human qualities. Violence, tenderness and hope are all laid bare through Shechter’s achingly beautiful, cinematic lens.

Performed by his inimitable dancers and accompanied by the epic sounds of a Shechtercomposed score, Double Murder explores painful truths and delves into our deepest emotions.


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