An intimate and absurd performance about a woman who gets lost. Inspired by Karen’s grandmother’s experience with Alzheimers, Ode attempts to remember someone who can no longer remember herself. A tribute to the imagination and the vital place it holds for humour, fantasy and escapism.
Concept by Karen Sibbing
Co-created by Samara Hersch and Karen Sibbing
Directed by Samara Hersch
Performed by Karen Sibbing and Annie Last
Sound design and composition by Joost van Dijk
Sound operator Reuben Cumming
Lighting Design by Michelle Thorne
Lighting operator Megz Evan
Image by Kim Pattiruhu
Partners: De NWE Vorst, Het Zuidelijk Toneel, Villanella, L’Avventura, The Book Kick
Ode premiered at De NWE Vorst Theatre in Tilburg, Netherlands in March 2017 and was produced by Peitjan Dusee and Esther Bruls.