Season 2019-2020


    • The valley (an apocalypse)

      The valley (an apocalypse)

      A compelling story about the banality of violence, truth and reconciliation.

    • Usher


      House composer Annelies Van Parys and author Gaea Schoeters 'complete' an unfinished opera by Debussy based on a horror story of Edgar Allen Poe.

    • Passio


      Based on work by Scarlatti, Pärt and Andriessen this performance reflects on the theme of 'suffering' in the arts.

    • Songs of Nature

      Songs of Nature

      The unique 9-piece song cycle Neun Deutsche Arien of Händel, complemented by new compositions by house composer Wim Henderickx: an ode to nature!

    • Le Nozze

      Le Nozze

      An adaptation of the third part of the Mozart's Da Ponte Trilogy by Director Tom Goossens, resident at TRANSLAB.

    • Every Ending

      Every Ending

      Four persons fight a power struggle with sexuality and language as weapons. Based on Quartett, a play of the famous author Heiner Müller.

    • Nights - Ballet de la Nuit

      Nights - Ballet de la Nuit

      Inspired by Ballet de la Nuit of Louis XIV director Benjamin Abel Meirhaeghe lets the most exotic figures parade on stage.



    • Harriet


      Portrait of the courageous Afro-American freedom fighter Harriet Tubman and her struggle against slavery.

    • Così


      Two actors, two singers, a pianist and a violinist. Based on Mozart’s opera Così fan tutte (The school for lovers) they organise an experiment in which they search for possible freedom within a love relationship.

    • Diary of One Who Disappeared

      Diary of One Who Disappeared

      Leoš Janaček wrote a song cycle in 22 scenes about a loving village boy. Annelies Van Parys writes an answer to this gripping story. Ivo Van Hove directs.

    • Mitra


      The portrait of an Iranian psychoanalyst who is wrongfully interned and her battle for freedom with almost mythical proportions.

    • Façade: The last days of Mata Hari

      Façade: The last days of Mata Hari

      The story of the legendary exotic dancer and alleged spy Mata Hari in a theatrical songrecital. 
    • The Towers of Beirut (10+)

      The Towers of Beirut (10+)

      A story about growing up, friendship and resistance. Nabila hopes to find happiness in the big city as she flees rual life away from her parents. 

    • Nightshade: Aubergine

      Nightshade: Aubergine

      Claron McFadden goes in search of the common roots of our various cultures by focusing on one of the most iconic ingredients on the culinary scene: the aubergine. 

    • Secrets


      As a source of inspiration for their intimist musical production Secrets, the soprano Claron McFadden and the Massot-Florizoone-Horbaczewski jazz trio chose… secrets. 

    • Revelations


      Concert with music of Wim Henderickx.


    • Look on the bright side

      Look on the bright side

      Etuwe Bright Junior gives us a glimpse behind the scenes of fame.

    • Myriam


      A multidisciplinary sensory operatrip  inspired by Whitley Strieber's horror classic The Hunger.