Along the side streets of history, memories, music and films collide. Images repeat and sounds echo around the old Gossenhalle as it becomes a station, a club, a cinema and the deserted warehouse it once was.
METRO-BOULOT-DODO put a real life love story infront of the lens and develop photos live on stage. From snapshots of a loved one to backdrops of the largest airship that ever flew. New media meets old camera in this chemical soaked fusion of laid back soundtrack and stunning visuals, including rare footage of The Hindenburg exploding.
The major installation combines sound, light, film and graphics and looks at the choices and decisions people have to make. It aims to encourage young people to explore healthy lifestyles in a creative way and it was first shown in the Sedgefield area during summer 2010.
Exposicio is sited in a museum or exhibition’s room. The audience will arrive and be given an audio-guide. Surprisingly, the explanations won’t be of art pictures, sculptures or paintings but of the museum’s staff and various visitors.
Someone's taken a hostage. Maybe he's a bad stand up comedian who needs a captive audience to hone his act.
Combining a stunning score, hilarious voiceovers and lager than life props and performances, “Hansel and Gretel” is a funny, spellbinding and sometimes slightly scary take on the Grimm Brothers classic.
INSIDE OUT, a promenade site specific piece, fused live performance, video diaries, live video projection and ritual movement choreography all taking place to an original soundtrack.
In many ways a harrowing and honest reflection on the company's year of disaster. The show deals with the members own experience of life, love and loss in a year where their grief ranged from the loss of a loved one to a cancerous cat.
Three fates unfold in a tower block where the membrane thin walls reverberate with the sound of sex, self confession and DIY.
The company's international award winning first show, The Tupperware Tea Party, is a lively, amusing and often disturbing look at madness in and of society.
During each Under Pressure week, METRO-BOULOT-DODO hosted devising workshops as both an educational experience for participants, but also to feed into the productions of the project. Participants had the chance to explore the themes and discuss further avenues for explorations as Under Pressure turned into finished pieces ready for presentation.