Scattered Memories

on a slice of future

UltimaVez exists 35 years in 2022. It has been that long since our first premiere in Haarlem of What the Body Does Not Remember, a title that still fits this anniversary event. 

Hannah Arendt said, it is almost impossible to tell your own story. You can only tell it through the others who are close to you. 

Time gets trickier as it grows in your head. Memories and plans get mixed up as nightly dreams tackle reality. After more than 40 creations with so many wonderful people with daring ideas and stunning talents, it is hard to separate feelings and memories from future plans. The past knocks on the door of what is still to come and on that crosspoint, we look back and forward with our specialanniversary project Scattered Memories with a large cast.   Titles, people, success, failure, travels, emotions, pain, effort, stress, fun, arguments, experience, bluff, new people, collaborations, light, darkness, love, beauty, fear, chaos, more new people, injuries, happiness, friends, death, voids, new born, problems, rage, flesh, imperfection, suffering, child, instinct, imagination, doubt of doubts , hope … of what , when, where … 


30 Sep 2022, Fri

21 Oct 2022, Fri

3 Nov 2022, Thu

4 Nov 2022, Fri

5 Nov 2022, Sat

28 Nov 2022, Mon

30 Nov 2022, Wed

CHOREOGRAPHY Wim Vandekeybus 

ARTISTIC ASSISTANT Margherita Scalise 

MOVEMENT ADVICE German Jauregui Allue 

DANCERS Alexandros Anastasiadis, Laura Aris Álvarez, Borna Babić, Maureen Bator, Tim Bogaerts, Damien Chapelle, Pieter Desmet, Saïd Gharbi, Rob Hayden, Germán Jauregui Allue, Luke Jessop, Kit King, Maria Kolegova, Anna Karenina Lambrechts, Anabel Lopez, Tanja Marin Friðjónsdóttir, Lieve Meeussen, Yassin Mrabtifi, Magdalena Oettl, Eddie Oroyan, Aymara Samira Parola, Wim Vandekeybus, Mufutau Yusuf

COSTUMES Isabelle Lhoas 


LIGHT DESIGN Benjamin Verbrugge 


STAGE Thomas Glorieux 



Ultima Vez is supported by the Flemish Government & the Flemish Community Commission of the Brussels-Capital Region (BE) and by the Tax Shelter measure of the Belgian federal government