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Christian Rizzo and other OtB alumni at Festival d'Avignon Jul 9, 2013

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Seattle Dances on Jan Fabre May 14, 2009

New dance blog Seattle Dances  posted a preview of Jan Fabre this morning:

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The Stranger on Jan Fabre - "Juggling or Sodomy?" May 13, 2009

Brendan Kiley writes about Jan Fabre in this weeks theater column in The Stranger:

Jan Fabre gives people fits. The Belgian omni-artist (he writes, directs, sculpts, and had an exhibition at the Louvre) disconcerts some, perplexes others, and rarely receives unalloyed praise.

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Seattle Times previews 09/10 and Jan Fabre May 13, 2009

Two OtB-related articles from critic Misha Berson are landing in the Seattle Times today. The first is a preview/interview with Jan Fabre:

Famed in Europe as a designer, writer, director and choreographer, Fabre describes "Orgy" (by phone, from Antwerp) as an "ironical" show akin to a "revue, in a very burlesque sense."

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Backstage at Orgy of Tolerance May 13, 2009

Yesterday as I walked to get some water from the OtB  kitchen, this is what I saw: backstage at Orgy of Tolerance Granted, this isn't the first time in 08/09 that we've had strap-ons in a performance (Compagnie Marie Chouinard briefly

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new arts blog on Jan Fabre and Orgy of Tolerance May 12, 2009

A new blogger, A Girl on a Mission TV, posted a preview of this week's show. It has some great examples of a some of Fabre's earlier performances and visual art exhibitions:

Jan Fabre is not new to controversial issues and has a history of pushing the envelope. In 1979, Fabre created a work that burned money on stage. In 2000, he covered the columns of a university building in sliced ham.

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Late night TV and the good nightlife of Seattle May 4, 2009

How do you find a cast who will get naked, dance wildly, sing and create a spectacle? What does late night television have to do with the inspiration for a show titled  Orgy of Tolerance? And what does an international art star expect in his inaugural trip west of the Mississippi? Listen to Lane Czaplinski interview Jan Fabre to find out.

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The Fabre Load Apr 16, 2009

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When looking at the top of that picture, it kind of looks like an ordinary street scene, right? A little bit of traffic, local apartments, etc...

Enter the set of Jan Fabre.

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Jan Fabre's "absurd wink at the culture of excess" Apr 13, 2009

The Low Countries blog, "an electric spin on the ink yearbook The Low Countries," wrote up a little summary about Jan Fabre as a theater maker and visual artist back in January in advance of the premiere of Orgy of Tolerance. In brief:

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Jan Fabre in brief | Je suis sang Mar 26, 2009

je suis sang smaller Production name - Je suis sang Subtitle - A Medieval Fairy Tale Featured - "A battalion of armored knights parad[ing] alongside bloodied brides, satyrs and medieval surgeons" (NY Times). Plus everything you see in the picture above.

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