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Wilson is an invitation to enter a space where visible and hidden codes are at play. Investigating the social and physical interactions that could possibly develop on a tennis court, we open fields of imagination where pleasure, tension, affection, sex and flirt are never too far. How do we perform sexuality and intimacy in the open? How can partners play together in a codified environment and nevertheless create a sense of freedom?

Hof der Uferstudios Berlin
Hof der Uferstudios Berlin © Uferstudios

Aware of its own boundaries and limits, Wilson is an attempt to negotiate for more and install the audience in the secret position of the voyeur wandering in a utopic queer and inclusive cruising area, for example.

Join us in this expression of desire and pleasure where the exclusive tennis club becomes wet and dirty. All in all, Wilson is what you will make of it, a moment to set foot in your own fantasies.
Additional information
Coproduction: Charleroi Danse (BE), Latitudes Contemporaines (FR), Tanzfabrik Berlin. With the support of Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe, NPN Stepping Out. Residency: Tanzfabrik Berlin, Wp Zimmer (BE), Buda Kortrijk (BE), Le Bamp (BE), Garage 29 (BE), De Grote Poste (BE). A big thank you to Matthieu Goeury.

Performers 

Concept, direction: Sophie Guisset | Dramaturgy: Lisa Vereertbrugghen | Performance: Isabelle Bats, Clara Conza, Lisa Vereertbrugghen | Light: Loic Iten | Sound design: Sophie Ruston | Choreographic adviser: Fanny Brouyaux | Stage design: Fani Bihr | Creative producer: Pauline Payen | Production Valérie Terwei

Sophie Guisset is a Berlin-based performance maker. After completing her education as an actress at the Royal Conservatory of Mons (BE), she took part in the Dance Intensive Program at Tanzfabrik Berlin. She has been working with Olga Tsvetkova, Fanny Brouyaux, Consolate Sipérius,Philipp Urrutia, Enis Turan, Natasza Gerlach and Lisa Vereertbrugghen.