On the importance of human sacrifice in the 21th century - XS

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The 2016 archive

Agnès Limbos and Thierry Hellin

Created in 2016

Please note that if you buy a ticket for "Axis", it will be also valid for the two shows of the programme XS "Heimaten" and "Grey Ideas".

Axis © Christophe Raynaud de Lage


A couple of plutocrats, desperately hanging on to their privileges, wear themselves out trying to maintain their position while everything crumbles around them. Like wax or ice which, once melted, will never return to their original form, they cannot go backwards. They've gone a little too far and anxiety seizes them as they appear stuck with each other. The axis that has kept them proud and arrogant for so long is looking more and more like a crossroads or a roundabout. Faced with something they can't understand, they lose the ability to speak. Once tough and hard, they become limp...


Conception and performance Thierry Hellin et Agnès Limbos
Artistic accompany, sound creation Guillaume Istace
Mouvement advisor Nienke Reehorst


Production Compagnie Gare Centrale and Une Compagnie
Co-production Théâtre de Liège et Théâtre Varia (Bruxelles)
With the support of Théâtre national de Bruxelles – Festival XS, SACD France, SACD Belgique

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