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As the title suggests, FAILBETTER is failing. 

Daring to fail. 

In that instance maybe not failing. 

Escaping the field of failure and definition.

As a playground of endless possibilities, it creates a landscape of spontaneous relations; to the space, to oneself, in between ourselves; playing with the imaginary of one’s mind. Moments of intimacy, friction and

utopia are formed, dissolving almost too fast to be noticed.

The performers find themselves back in an arena

of constant attempts to make sense of their words,

their actions and their surroundings.

In his new creation Renan Martins draws a thin line between

the grotesque and the ordinary where composition

becomes a byproduct of the performers’ emotional journey.

The performers are granted full permission to visit their

vulnerability, their weakness, their strength…

At times FAILBETTER is more an attempt than an actual piece.

Renan Martins

Created with and performed by
Helena Araujo

Paola Di Bella

Renan Martins

Victor Perez Armero

Choreographic Assistant
Justine Maxelon

In collaboration with
Centro Coreográfico do Rio de Janeiro
Detox Producoes
Charleroi Danses
Rosas Summer Studios 2016



Mario Branco

Special Thanks to
Benjamin Pohlig, Alain Franco, Iaci Lomonaco, Paula Mori, Zehra Proch, Manuela Fiori Schneider, Mario Branco, Hugo Mega, Seb Kann, Breno Caetano, Peligro Perez Soria, Gabriela Cecena, Jacob Storer, Theo Livesey, Robson Ledezma, Citlalli Avalos Montoya and Suelen Cristina.

Old Dates 

07.04.2016 TRY OUT  - CCO, Rio de Janeiro, BR

25.10.2016 - Space Belgica, Brussels, BE

26.10.2016 - Space Belgica, Brussels, BE

27.10.2016 - Space Belgica, Brussels, BE

20.11.2016 - ALTA, Prague, CZ

29.07.2017 - Tanzfaktur, Cologne, DE

© Linda Prusova
© Linda Prusova
© Linda Prusova
© Linda Prusova
© Linda Prusova
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