Burning Blue

Burning Blue

We Three

March 11th 20:15-20:45 March 11th 20:50-21:20 FRAS 2

In ‘We Three’ we see two mime players using the texts of punk poet Patti Smith to experience her story through their bodies. They will be using her attitude to life, questions, statements on art as inspiration to generate their own. This piece is about finding how to continue the writing of their own stories. The path of an artist of a past generation gives guidance to those of a new. We are the NEW! 

Patti Smith, born in 1946,  is a singer-songwriter and punk poet who flourished in the 70’s in the New York City art scene. She wrote the praised memoir Just Kids, describing her intimate creative relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe. Through her writing you get to know her as the unapologetic, raw, honest artist she is till this day. Just Kids is the main inspiration source for our performance and we will use our bodies, as improvising instruments, to express her written words.

Burning Blue is a theatre duo consisting of Bodine Sutorius & Olga Tsyganova. They found each other in their fascination and admiration for Patti Smith. There started a true friendship and the urge to dive together deeper down in her universe. The performance We Three is their first work together and they are looking forward to the meeting between two, to meet with three.  

Bodine Sutorius is a 22-year-old with her roots in The Hague. She has a fascination for the moving body which brought her to study Mime at the Academy of Theatre and Dance in Amsterdam. For her graduation, she made the multi-media solo performance Becoming, winner of the André Veltkamp Grant. She is currently creating her own theatre performances in the field of immersive theatre and performance Art and will perform in the fall of 2021 in the turbo-slapstick Knock Out from the Jakop Ahlbom Company.   

Olga Tsyganova was born in St.Petersburg, Russia and grew up in the U.S. Seeking out what brings joy and gives challenges, she found teachers in storytelling and listening, dance, theater. Her studies in psychology and her passion of dance brought her to the desire to do physical theater. Now she is currently studying at the Mime school in Amsterdam and working on combining poetry, dreams, reality and music in her work.

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Credits // 

Bodine Sutorius, Olga Tsyganova, Patti Smith

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