Based on a true story,
about a dog that spent 18 happy years with our family.
the flea" is a bizarre and exciting slapstick about an
dog that found a new home with a caring family.What the family
does not know is that there is a family of fleas hidden in its fur ... A
terror for the entire household! However, this mood will soon
end when the family's child takes the dog to bed overnight and wakes up
in the morning full of red spots. What to do, send the dog away or fight
the fleas? They choose that latter. The house is thoroughly cleaned and the
fleas fought in all possible ways. But
that does not happen just like that.A
witty, somewhat absurd story with a surprising ending.
LICHTBENDE creates 'light art performances'.
Enchanting stories with music, visual arts and theater, performed
‘live', right before your eyes. It’s a live
form of animation, projected on a large screen with antique magic
lanterns. A unique experience for young and old.
"Me and the flea" is a 50 minutes family show without words, for all
After the performance, a short demonstration follows, where the children
can ask their "how-to-what-questions".
PERFORMERS: Marie Raemakers,
Rop Severien (projection performers), Helene Jank
PRODUCTION: Marie Raemakers
Rob Logister (production, concept, images), Helene Jank (music),
Jeannette van Steen (director).
could only recollect this extraordinary event whose form was comparable
to the big festivals of “adult” culture. We will certainly not forget
the “Me and the Fleas” performance, as most probably we will never ever
be able to participate in such a show again."
“The essence of cinema in
the simplest form. The performance which we can also watch from behind
the scenes, as we observe the actors using various animation techniques
and the live music played with the use of everyday objects, which
further stimulates the imagination.”
never experienced in the 16 years that I organize the presentation days
for secondary and primary education in Tilburg that the audience after
the show spontaneously and en masse got up to applaud. That means that
Me with the Flea for them was a very special experience." Jan Stoel, senior
advisor cultural education Bureau CiST (Culture in School Tilburg) 2018