Staring Girl is a visual concert where music and film tell stories about unusual dreamlike ghost creatures, inspired on Tim Burton's poems. Small miniature stories about eccentric children who grow up as outcasts. A magnificent band sings about the characters and their adventures.
The music of singer Aline Goffin, keyboardist Joris Caluwaerts, percussionist Frederick Meulyzer and composer Jan Van Outryve, enter into dialogue with the visual world of the celebrated filmmaker Nathalie Teirlinck. Her films intrigue, amaze and take the audience to a strange universe. In a sometimes hyper realistic and sophisticated style, she films her figures in symbolic places where reality takes magical proportions.
Zonzo Compagnie’s Staring Girl beautifully expresses in sound and image the sinister nature of the opposing notions around which Museum Dr. Guislain created a fine exhibition last season: child in danger, child as danger. (De Morgen ****)
Selected for the Theaterfestival 2013
NATHALIE TEIRLINCK direction & video JAN VAN OUTRYVE & JORIS CALUWAERTS music ALINE GOFFIN singer JORIS CALUWAERTS keys FREDERIK MEULYZER drums PIETER NYS technician RIK ZANG camera
Actors & actresses film: Kimke Desart, Alvar Peeters, Matthis Perreaux, Maya Pokazanieva, Natasha Ross-Stubs, Sonja Scharff, Phebe Sergier, Imke Vandewalle & Laetitia Van Haverbeke
A production by Zonzo Compagnie in coproduction with Rataplan Arts Centre and De Werf Arts Centre.