Book Of Premonitions

“We are unfolding stories & scores, co-created...”→ Directed by 
Christine Cornwell & Luke Deane

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Korzo - November 2023
De Doelen KidsXL - October 2023
Muziekgebouw - November 2023
De Doelen KidsXL - April 2024

Book of Premonitions brings together the imaginations, thoughts and dreams of more than 200 minds who happen to be 11-12 years old.

Through cirriculum engagement, a new form of deconstructed opera emerges, opening space for placemaking through the score object itself. The score for the opera is co-written by students together with support from the school and our own in house team. Later, this score (viewable below) is realised into a interdisciplinary production; with actors, musicians, tap dancer, robot-builder, ecological designer and more coming together to transmit the messages of young people to a live audience.

“Er spelen veel volwassenen in voorstellingen met teksten gemaakt vóór kinderen, maar er spelen nauwelijks volwassenen in een voorstelling met teksten gemaakt dóór kinderen.”


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