16 May 2013: What the Body Does Not Remember

What the Body Does Not Remember

Celebrating European dance in association with the Abbey Theatre, the Dublin Dance festival invites Ultima Vez from Belgium to perform What the Body Does Not Remember.

This first work from Wim Vandekeybus and Ultima Vez created a new landscape for dance when it premiered in 1987. 25 years on, the revival of the critically acclaimed work What the Body Does Not Remember comes to the Abbey stage for three nights only. A theatrical score by Thierry de Mey and Peter Vermeersch drives relentless, risky choreography. Bricks are hurled across the stage, bodies collide in mid-air. Instinct takes over and trust is everything in this dangerous, combative environment.


16-18 May 2013



Lead organisation

Dublin Dance Festival


Abbey Theatre, Ultima Vez (Belgium)

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