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Bêtes de foire
17 - 21 Jan
Gabriela Muñoz
17 - 21 Jan

Shoreditch Town Hall

UK Premiere
Wed 17 - Sun 21 Jan
Wed - Sat 8pm, Sat & Sun 3pm

Booking opens Tue 24 Oct

60 mins / no interval
Age Guidance: 12+
£1.50 booking fee,
no fee in person 1 hour
before the performance
Tel: 020 7739 6176
br /> After-show discussion:
Wed 17 Jan

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Between the Dog and the Wolf is a site-responsive performance where the audience crosses an unnerving threshold between hope and fear.

In the twilight hours, when the shadow of a dog becomes the silhouette of a wolf, it is hard to distinguish friend from foe. Darkness is falling across Europe. In the embers of the dusk, shadows form and silhouettes distort. Fear begins to take hold in the confines of the familiar and comfortable, the unknown and dangerous, the domestic and the wild. Who is the dog? Where is the wolf? And what happens in between?

Arbonauts was founded in 2012 by Helen Galliano and Dimitri Launder. They devise and direct bold, site-specific performance that starts where theatre, installation and dance collide. Between the Dog and the Wolf is their third London production, following sell-out runs of Biped’s Monitor in Nunhead Cemetery and The Desire Machine in the Brunel Museum’s subterranean tunnel shaft - see the video below.

Co-commissioned by London International Mime Festival and Shoreditch Town Hall, Between the Dog and the Wolf has been specially created for the iconic, STH Council Chamber, the meeting point of light and power.

On Arbonauts’ previous shows:
"Immersive experience experts Arbonauts are back with another mind-bending mixture of art, theatre, music and low-lighting" Time Out

"Perfect for thrill seekers, horror fanatics and those who are seeking unconventional theatrical experiences"

A Younger Theatre (on Biped’s Monitor)

"Surreal, intriguing and magnetic work"

Fashion Globe magazine (on Biped’s Monitor)

"A terrific spectacle…the soundscape is wonderfully loud and physical"

Huffington Post (on The Desire Machine)




Co-commissioned by London International Mime Festival and Shoreditch Town Hall
Supported by Arts Council England, British Council, Activate Performing Arts and Arts University Bournemouth
Directors: Helen Galliano and Dimitri Launder
Performers: Aris Papadopoulos and Dominique Vannod
Sound design: Lee Berwick
Lighting Design: Ingrid Hu
Costume Design: Rachel Taylor
Dramaturgy consultant: Rachel Alexander
Set Design Consultation: Carl Robertshaw
Le Sirque – Pôle National Cirque de Nexon Nouvelle Aquitaine,
Houdremont, scène conventionnée - La Courneuve (93),
MA scène Nationale – Pays de Montbéliard,
Pôle National des Arts du Cirque Méditerranée
en partenariat avec Le Bois de l’Aune – Aix en Provence,
Théâtre La Passerelle –
Scène Nationale de Gap et des Alpes du sud.

The Mpta company activities are supported by
the French Culture Ministery, Auvergne Rhône Alpes Region, City of Lyon