Director Casper Vandeputte (36) and choreographer Justin de Jager (18) worked on a theater and dance performance about love last year. What exactly is love and why is it so important to us? Do we really need love, or have we talked ourselves into it? Justin and Casper went in search of the answers to these questions in the performance What is love, a performance by the Utrecht companies Theater Utrecht and DOX. This can be seen on Thursday 24 March in the Koninklijke Schouwburg in The Hague. In this article they lift a corner of the veil.
Director and writer Casper Vandeputte makes outspoken performances in which he searches for fiery emotion, humor and emotion. He had been toying with the idea of making a performance about love for a while. “Love is the most important thing in life for almost everyone. But do we actually know what love is? During this performance, we will explore this question together. Sometimes you cannot express love with words, which is why we have also incorporated dance into the piece.”
Dance, music and text
Justin de Jager is a choreographer. He is quickly making a name for himself in the dance world and is specialized in ‘