Triptych: The missing door, The lost room and The hidden floor 2020

In Triptych: The missing door, The lost room and The hidden floor, several characters are evolving in spaces from which they cannot escape. They set out to seek an ideal, they left with a dream and with hope. Now, they keep wandering throughout a mysterious and macabre labyrinth in which they are lost. The characters live between reality and what’s imagined, guided by natural forces that lead them to an uncertain destiny. Gabriela Carrizo and Franck Chartier create a disturbing, dark and enclosed world – typical in the work of Peeping Tom, while at the same time putting a unique and extreme language of movement and performance at the centre of the pieces.

Each part of the trilogy has its own unique setting and evokes a film set. The missing door is set in a room or hallway filled with doors that won’t open. The action in The lost room happens in a cabin on a ship, focusing on the interior world of the characters. The hidden floor takes place in the public setting of an abandoned restaurant, where natural forces have taken over. The scenic changes between the piece are carried out in plain sight and become a part of the performance, as if it were a live film editing.

In this new creation, Peeping Tom is reimagining the three short pieces and adapting them from the originals created by Gabriela Carrizo and Franck Chartier between 2013 and 2017 with Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT 1).

Tour Dates

October 2020
November 2020
05LilleOpéra de Lille
06LilleOpéra de Lille
07LilleOpéra de Lille
08LilleOpéra de Lille
10BrugesConcertgebouw Brugge
December 2020
11DeinzeLeietheater (Cancelled)
January 2021
23AntibesAnthéa Antipolis Théâtre d'Antibes
29SevillaTeatro Central
30SevillaTeatro Central
February 2021
03BrusselsThéâtre National
04BrusselsThéâtre National
05BrusselsThéâtre National
06BrusselsThéâtre National
09BrusselsThéâtre National
10BrusselsThéâtre National
11BrusselsThéâtre National
12BrusselsThéâtre National
March 2021
26NeuchâtelThéâtre du Passage
27NeuchâtelThéâtre du Passage
April 2021
17KölnTanz Koln
18KölnTanz Koln

Concept and direction
Gabriela Carrizo and Franck Chartier

Konan Dayot, Fons Dhossche, Lauren Langlois, Panos Malactos, Alejandro Moya, Fanny Sage, Eliana Stragapede, Wan-Lun Yu

Artistic assistance
Thomas Michaux

Sound composition and arrangements
Raphaëlle Latini, Ismaël Colombani, Annalena Fröhlich, Louis-Clément Da Costa

Light design
Tom Visser

Set design
Gabriela Carrizo, Justine Bougerol

Costume design
Seoljin Kim, Yi-chun Liu, Louis-Clément Da Costa

Confection costumes
Sara van Meer, Lulu Tikovsky, Wu Bingyan (intern)

Technical coordination
Pjotr Eijckenboom (creation), Giuliana Rienzi (tour)

Bram Geldhof (lights), Tim Thielemans (sound)

Stage management
Giuliana Rienzi (stage manager), Clement Michaux (stage assistant)

Production intern
Lisa Gunstone

Peeping Tom

Opéra National de Paris, Opéra de Lille, Tanz Köln, Göteborg Dance and Theatre Festival, Théâtre National Wallonie-Bruxelles, deSingel Antwerp, GREC Festival de Barcelona, Festival Aperto/Fondazione I Teatri (Reggio Emilia), Torinodanza Festival/Teatro Stabile di Torino – Teatro Nazionale (Turin), Dampfzentrale Bern

Triptych: The missing door, The lost room and The hidden floor was created with the support of the Tax Shelter of the Belgian Federal Government.

Based upon Adrift, created with the dancers of NDT I: Chloe Albaret, Lydia Bustinduy, César Faria Fernandes, Fernando Hernando Magadan/Spencer Dickhaus, Anna Hermann, Anne Jung, Marne Van Opstal, Roger van der Poel, Meng-ke Wu, Ema Yuasa/Rena Narumi


"Peeping Tom follows in the footsteps of theater dance or dance theater with a dramatic conception rich in suggestions and hints. [...] A real universe traversed by the magic of movement and the unexpected."  21/07/2020
"[The piece], in which there is no lack of black humor, seems to pay tribute to David Lynch with its atmosphere and with its enigmatic and seductive scenes."
El Periodico  21/07/2020
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