2017 //

Winter
03.01.17 - 07.01.17 // Can we dance together?
A four day workshop looking into improvisation-technics dealt with in the performance 'Almost. Everything Happens.', in Collaboration with Het Entrepot, Brugge.

Spring
A five day workshop for 15 young students who dive into notions of diversity, thinking and dancing together in an urban setting.

6.05.17 // Brutaal
A poetry and dance meeting between Klaas fD. and Tina Ameel on Brutaal Festival organized by KAAP.

June // Can we dance together? is a research that defines dance phenomenology as a unique social experience and looks into modern-historical notions of togetherness in the Western 20th century dance and choreography. Supported by the University of Antwerp, faculty language and philosophy.

June // Dramaturgical coaching for the performance artist Juan Duque who is finishing his research on 'interpersonal spaces' and 'immediacy' at the Advanced Performance and Scenography Studies, Brussels.

19.06.17 - 30.06.17 // Extended Resonance
Creation supported by Kunstencentrum Vooruit and G.A.M.E. (Ghent Advanced Music Ensemble).

Summer
10.07.17 - 31.07.17 // Franken contra Franken is a duet by and with Hungarian choreographer Patrik Keleman. In residence in Budapest Arts Centres, July 2017.

August 3 - August 20 // Assessor for the Total Theatre Awards on Fringe Festival Edinburgh
In context of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival – the world’s largest open access arts festival – Klaas fD was selected by the Flanders Arts Institute (Kunstenpunt) to represent the Flanders Government assessing as part of the jury process for the Total Theatre Award.

Autumn
02.10.17 - 06.10.11 // Intervention for composition
Serie of workshop in Art Center Vooruit Ghent, for the graduate students of the Performing Arts School MUDA focussing on the creation process and composition of a dance solo.

20.10.17 - 10.11.17 // Almosteverythinghappenstwice
In co-creation with Polish-Japanese composer Nina Fukuoka the research and its multi-medial performance gets a new version made in collaboration with a Cuban choreographer and composer and a full Cuban cast. Creation supported and hosted by Laboratoria Ibsen, Havana, Cuba.

November 1-5 // Almosteverythinghappenstwice
Co-creation with Polish-Japanese composer Nina Fukuoka on dealing with insecure relations that exist in informal environments. Espacios Ibsen Festival, Havana.