Room 11

La Honte

To be ashamed makes the individual aware of its existence and the gaze of the other. When one is ashamed, one blushes, one returns to oneself. It is necessary to detach oneself from this feeling in order to move forward.
La Honte tells us about the experience of five performers and builds shameful fiction from their stories. It shows a tremendously fragile adult playground. In this context, several questions arise: if we could listen to the "mental pollution" in which we are immersed, what would it sound like? What would it tell us? What are the dancer's thoughts when he is preparing for the action or while executing his movements?
The contradiction of the performer on stage facing his shame brings us back to everyday situations where "saying and doing" are not necessarily the same thing. We look and are looked at, absurdly human. As someone said, "if you want to be understood, get yourself a good translator.


Idea, artistic direction:Lisi Estaras Creation and performance:Laia Duran, Rober Gómez, Anna Hierro, Èlia López andLorena Nogal Dramaturgy:Pau Masaló and Albert Pérez Lighting and set design:Andreu Fàbregas Music and sound design:Clara Aguilar Costume design:Vera Moles Lighting programing:Pau Farreny Co-production:Mercat de les Flors and Temporada Alta With the collaboration:Graner Fábrica de Creación .


Lisi Estaras

After combining her studies in social work with professional dance training, Lisi Estaras chooses dance. She left Argentina a the age of 19 to study at the Rubin Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem. Quite soon afterwards, she joined the ranks of the Batsheva Dance Company in Tel Aviv. After five years in Israel, Lisi moved to Europe and started her career with les ballets C de la B in 1997 where co-creates, creates and dance a big amount of pieces from the company.In 2016, she created the production Monkey Mind with three dancers with down syndrome for Platform K (Campo, Ghent) from this moment on, the work of Lisi funded a new chapitre.Lisi Estaras gives masterclasses and workshops in Belgium and abroad. In 2017 and 2019, she has been awarded a government grant for research on the themes of kinesthetics, empathy and the mirror neurons in connection with her monkey mind choreographic research. And in 2020 for her research on physicallity and spoken language in connection to the work of Ludwig Wittgenstein.