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Don’t miss the Expeditie route, which includes some true gems. These performances and locations are exceptional; most of the shows were created for the festival and especially for these sites.
Selected by: Céline Talens, Theatre curator

10 days of cultural adventure: We Are Public ❤ Oerol

An underwater light show. A pop-up beach rave. A concert in a horse stable. Every year, the island of Terschelling transforms into one enormous stage for theatre, dance, visual arts and music. The island’s dunes, streets, woods and various other unexpected sites are all host to this extraordinary 10-day event. All performances are created specifically for these sites; you’ll find beautiful, peculiar and astonishing things happening around every corner, everywhere you look.

We Are Public members can get themselves a festival wristband for free. The wristband provides access to (almost) the entire festival programme; the festival areas, art projects on the Expeditie route, street performances, Oerol college and music performances in the woods. Basically, you’ll have access to all but the theatre performances; to visit those you’ll need to buy an extra ticket.

Your festival wristband entrance includes:

De Likt from Rotterdam: expect a spectacular live show with a unique combination of hip-hop and minimalist electronic music. Music editor Maarten Claus: “A downright dirty Rotterdam party”

Morning, Mourning by dancers Youri Peters and Marie Khatib-Shahidi is an intense, site-specific dance performance, merging emotions and movements.

Schlachthofbronx brings the perfect mix of every conceivable tropical and electronic bass sound. This DJ duo’s energetic style and audience interaction will have you dancing your socks off in no time.

Theatre on Terschelling?

Would you like to visit some theatre performances as well? Ticket sale starts on 29 May. Our editors have studied the programme and recommend the following shows:

Theatre maker Naomi Velissariou and sound producer Joost Maaskant form the pop-up band Permanent Destruction. Theatre editor Carmen: “ I love Naomi’s ability to add a touch of humour to weighty or challenging (philosophical) texts or topics”
Ticket € 14

Theatre editor Céline recommends Bedtime Stories by theatre collective URLAND. Expect the unexpected, listen to fantastic tales and explore an undiscovered universe. “These guys create creepy stuff: get your horror thrill in the woods”
Ticket € 14

Chief editor Tim Terpstra recommends Billy the Kid, a post-truth concert in court. Nineties Productions and Touki Delphine examine the status of truth.
Ticket € 14

Note! Reserve your wristband before 14 June. Costs for travel and accommodation and additional theatre tickets are not included.

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