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A life in four hours:
Amsterdam / Brussels

Narrative 4
Jan Ritsema tells.
Listener: Rebecca Schneider

The Coffin



Jan Ritsema, is a theatre maker living and working in Brussels. Over the last twenty years Ritsema has developed a specific model of thinking and producing theatre where self-reflexive engagement and responsibility are central issues. Jan Ritsema is teaching theatre at P.A.R.T.S. and has also been engaged in formulating new dramaturgical concepts in choreography.

Rebecca Schneider, is assistant professor in performance studies at the Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance, Brown University. She was ass. professor at the Department for Performance Studies at Cornell University. She is the author of The Explicit Body of Performance (Routledge, 1997) and co-editor of TDR. She has attended several international conferences and given workshops.


29th of august, 2004, Podewil
In cooperation with the Festival "Tanz im August"

"Tanz im August" is a cooperation of Hebbel am Ufer and Tanzwerkstatt Berlin, supported by Senatsverwaltung für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur, funded Hauptstadtkulturfonds.