Most of the time the titles of Jetse Batelaan are a mouthful. This new title is completely silent: five dots between brackets. Whereas it has never been so noisy on stage, thanks to the fierce electrical sound of the music duo Les Trucs. In 2014 Jetse’s directed ‘The day the parrot had to say something for himself‘ 14+, about a group of introverted adolescents, insecurely sheltering behind others. His approach for ‘(…..)’ is totally different: two teenage girls and a boy are remarkably, almost over the top self-confident. As a testimony of their existence – and of their ability to be incredibly cool and super funny.
Jetse Batelaan uses ingenious directing to reveal a world next to reality. The performance skilfully switches back and forth between witty absurdism and existential nightmare.
Jetse Batelaan turns the theatrical experience of teenagers upside down.
Beautiful acting, great direction and lots of surprises. Humor and absurdism remain Jetse Batelaan's power, that never gets boring with its contrary invasions.
Parents, teachers and supervisors of all kinds, take all your children with you and prepare them for life by a visit to (.....).