Living Statues

Living Statues

The Grumpy Old Man

What a terrible person, always cranky... Yet there is humor behind his moodiness: his nasty character is very entertaining for the audience! This living statue is unequalled: a hilarious one-man show!

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The Contented Man

The Contented Man is pleased with the good around him, he enjoys the small things in life. Nothing life throws at him can break his composure. Life is Beautiful!
The Contented Man as a Living Statue looks very lifelike. Only the smoke from his pipe reveals that this is a Living Statue and not an actual bronze statue. The Contented Man is a "feelgood" statue, and exudes an atmosphere of calm and serenity. The image embodies positivity and is impressive in its simplicity. 

Orangutan

This is a living statue of an Orangutan; an impressive appearance. It is a bit exciting to get close, but it has a friendly character. Maybe he just wants to flea you.






Angel of Serenity

This Angel immediately takes you into higher realms...
With her heavenly smile she is a gift from heaven...
She caresses and blesses you with her soft feathers and brings you into ecstasy.
The atmosphere is good,
Love flows...

This statue is supported with subtle angel music. 

Caveman

A living statue of a caveman from the prehistoric times.
He is a hunter and collector, but above all a hunter.
He excels in primitive communication: the interaction is sometimes a bit awkward.
(civilization came after his time)
Rough diamond, heart of gold. 
Even though he's grumpy and rude, he's not that bad!

Jan Joker

He is the wimp, the klutz, the quitter. He just stands there, looking silly and yawning. 
He is of no use to you, what an idiot...
He is Jan Joker!
Will you join him as Piet Snot?

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Engel der Sereniteit Living statue





Padre Martinez

Padre Martinez wants to return the lost sheep to the stable. Padre Martinez is strict but loving, righteous and generous. 

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Snow White

Snow White and her dwarfs, but she only counts six! Where is number seven? The public has to help and find him!
In the meantime, she also wants to take a bite of the tasty red apple, but is that wise?
Whether this street theatre act should attract children or grown-ups, this living statue is fun for every age group.

Ballerina

This is a combination of classical ballet and stand-still movement theatre...
The act is performed by a classically trained dancer... The Ballerina stands motionless on its pedestal...
The music starts and slowly the Ballerina comes to life...
She moves...
She dances...
En pointe and around...
With her beautiful movements she plays the audience...
Then the Ballerina comes to a halt again...
On the final chord of the music she fixes again in a graceful pose...
She closes her eyes... This act can be performed with live music...
Padre Martinez living statue - straattheater voorstelling





Baroque in Bronze

This Lady and Lord feel in comfortable in every place...
On their Pedestal or as an animation act between guests...
They play a frivolous game of beautiful movements and non-verbal interaction
and fixate time and time again in poses that appeal to the imagination...
Both images can also portray Venetian statues by making small adjustments....

Flower Splendor

Flower Splendor is a beautiful lady, she is colourful and full of flowers. With her flower basket she will conjure you to another world, where everything is beautiful and cheerful. 

Disciples

Two ladies dressed in orange as disciples on golden pedestals... This is a combination of stand-still movement theatre and dance... The disciples are part of the meditating Buddha lounge but can also be used as a separate performance... Usually they stand still on their pedestal or they make beautiful and graceful dance-like movements but every now and then they jump off their pedestals and they mix with the guests and stick a suitable bundi on the forehead of the guests or they spoil the guests with the beautiful sound of the Tibetan singing bowls...


Bloemenpracht



Don Piedro

Don Piedro, of course, prefers to go out with the magenta sisters but not every occasion serves this purpose. 
He can stand his ground on his own perfectly well.
He feels cool in his tight blue suit. Perfect reception act or for playful presentations. 

Grape Ladies

These colourful ladies in their beautiful appearance can be used in a variety of ways... As a welcome act with the gate to receive guests... As an animation with their rolling plateau full of real grapes... As a tableux vivant in their gate decorated with bunches of grapes and leaves... In any case. guests will feel very welcome or will be pleasantly surprised by this frivolous duo...

Egyptian Statues...

This is a combination of stand-still movement theatre and dance... These gold-coloured Egyptian statues have a close kinship with the daughters of Akhenaten and Nefertite...
Achnaton was the farao of the Sun and his wife and daughters were known for their creative talents and forms of expression... These images radiate beauty, power and perfection... Can be used as a reception act or as gatekeepers at the entrance...






Angel

A beautiful classic angel, flown straight from Heaven to triumph here on Earth with her beauty. 

Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus, born in Rotterdam or Gouda on probably 28 October 1469 and passed away in Basel on 12 July 1536 was a Dutch Augustinian monk, humanist, writer and philosopher. 
Erasmus is best known for the Praise of Folly and the Enchiridion in which he explains his ideas about what Christianity really should mean to people. The Praise of Foolishness is a satire of all kinds of wrongdoing of his time, in which he lets the allegorical Foolishness say all kinds of things that the Church forbade him to say.

Flamenco...

This is a combination between stand-still movement theatre and dance...
The act is performed by a dancer that has been trained according to the Flamenco tradition and supported by a cajon player... 
The figures are motionless on the pedestals...
A guitar chord sounds and the dancer comes to life...
She moves, she dances, and a question-answer game takes place between the footwork of the dancer and the cajon player...
Through the beautiful movements they play the audience...
Then both figures come to a halt again and on the final chord of the guitar they fix again in a graceful pose... This cycle repeats itself every ten minutes...
So they always work with seven minutes of standstill and three minutes of movement, dance, music and interaction...






Frozen

(abstract ice sculpture)
Because of the shape of the pedestal, the costume and the absolute discipline of the performer, this image cannot be distinguished from a real statue...
The figure on the pedestal stands motionless in the beginning...
Every now and then she comes alive with her dance-like movements... Frozen is icy, still, abstract, fresh, graceful and an absolute delight to the eye... Frozen can be booked in a large and a small version... 

Host

The Host is not only a good servant, but also a handsome comedian who will gladly look after you. With his table already set for you, you can go back in time where the waiter was still a real host. 

Lovers

Movement theatre. The Lovers form time and time again through their alternation of dance-like movements and fixation new tableaus and scenes. Everything that moves them comes forth from their feelings for each other. The Love for each other has brought them together. 
The Love for each other has immortalized them in this form.
The Love for each other has united them into one being. 


Gastheer



Classic

Classic from crown to heel, that is what this dressed up lady and noble gentleman are.
This charming duo comes trotting past, straight from eighteenth-century steps.
From the age of Mozart, men in tights, bombastic ball gowns, fine wigs with corkscrew curls, Enlightenment and revolution.
This stately couple in pastels knows all about Rococo and rouge, powder and pimple.. ahum, 'mouche' on the face.
Which, by the way, is entirely in the courteous fashion.
Classically chic and a touch of perky porcelain!
 

Heart Conquering

This loving duo is not only good at conquering each other's heart, but they can also make the audience's heart beat faster. 
With the help of their red accessories they play a beautiful love scene for you. 

Hendrik Jan the Gardener

There he is, busy again with organizing and maintaining of the sculpture garden and the next moment you can see him leaning on his rake for a moment to rest or he takes place on a bench. 
The interaction with the Copper Lady leads to surprising moments and therefore they form an essential part of the performance of the Court of Today. 


Hart Veroverend - living statue



Dutch Ladies

Two nostalgic ladies: it's just like they are really made out of real Delft blue porcelain. 
Together they let the audience enjoy the beauty of the Dutch culture. 
Also possible as a solo figure. 

Jheronimus Bosch

Jheronimus Bosch ('s-Hertogenbosch, circa 1450 - August 1516), also calle Hiëronymus or Jeroen, was a Dutch painter of the Northern Renaissance. His real name was Jeroen Anthoniszoon van Aken. Although he was internationally renowed through his life, and even kings and dukes bought his paintings, little is known about him.

In 1930 a statue of Jheronimus Bosch was unveiled on the Bossche Markt. The statue was made in 1929 by the sculptor August Falise. He used a drawing from Receuil d'Arras as a model. It is assumed that this is a portrait of Bosch. During the unveiling, Jeroen Bosch was called "le faizeur de Dyables". 

Copper Lady

The Copper Lady has found a seat on a bench in the sculpture garden and cherishes a silent love for Hendrik Jan the Gardener. 
The interaction with Hendrik Jan the Gardener leads to surprising moments and they therefore form an essential part in the Court of Present. 
The Copper Lady plays in and around the sculpture garden but always finds her way back to a bench in the sculpture garden... 
Hollandse Dames - living statue





The Court of Present

This is a program that includes several elements of play and disciplines such as living statues, movement theatre, dance and pantomime combined. 
The individual statues can also be used seperately and alternate with each other during the evening or afternoon, creating a program that can fill in an evening or event...

L'Ombre

These tree-like creatures speak to everyone's imagination and fantasy through the beautiful alternation of stillness and movement. 
In the beginning, the tree-like creatures stand motionless. When they slowly come to life, a game of beautiful slow motion and non-verbal interaction with each other and the audience is created. 

Ma Dame

These gracefully decorated torsos have a sparkling appearance. Initially they cannot be distinguished from real statues. When they come to life with their graceful movements and frivolous play, they marvel everyone who will pass them by and see them. 






Meditating Boeddha...

This is an absolutely still statue...
The act is accompanied by the sounds of the sitar...
Every now and then the Buddha awakes and his Tibetan bell rings...
He winks at the audience, after which he sinks into deep meditation again until silence comes...
With the meditating Buddha there can also be two orange ladies used as disciples usable...
The meditating Buddha is as part of the meditating Buddha lounge usable with disciples, various decorative elements and possibly live music and dance...  

Music Box

The Music Box is a narrative dance act in which the fairy tale comes to life. Turning on a pedestral, like a doll in a music box, the Parisian girl awakes and dances her skirts even rounder and her blushing cheeks even redder. She dances for a moment, as long as the music comes out of the box, until she yawns, stretches and sleeps contentedly again...

Wizard

This old magician comes from a fairy tale land. 
With his magic wand and crystal ball he enchants young and old.






Mussel Man

A gorgeous replica of the original statue that can be found in Yerseke, The Netherlands. Complete with waders and a filled basket, he will show the ancient art of catching mussels. 

Mr & Mrs de Wit

These contemporary statues fit into any modern decor... A busy shopping street... A shop window... On their pedestals in a room...
Just somewhere at the entrance for the reception of guests... On a stage setting with decorative elements... 
Or as an animation between guests... A perfect eye-catcher for trade fairs and/or product presentations and of course also usable for, for example, guiding guests from A to B... In the stage version, various decorative elements can be used and guests can take a look inside the living room of Mr and Mrs de Wit (Mr and Mrs the White)... When they come to life, a comically mime-like game of phased movement patterns is created in a story line... The 20-minute performance can be deployed up to four times during a four-hour daysession... The whole is supported by appropriate lounge music... 

Le Clochard

This man is the only living and talkative inhabitant of the sculpture garden and often lies down on a bench to dream about the new world that he believes will come. He sometimes suddenly awakens and then a huge stream of words will roll over his tongue. 
He talks to the statues but they won't reply to him. He sings into the sky but the birds fly away. Sometimes he seems to be just as eager to fly away but he soon resigns himself to his thoughts about life and much more. 
Mosselman - living statue





Renaissance in Gold

This Lady and Lord feel in comfortable in every place...
On their Pedestal or as an animation act between guests...
They play a frivolous game of beautiful movements and non-verbal interaction
and fixate time and time again in poses that appeal to the imagination...
Both images can also portray Venetian statues by making small adjustments....

Rococo in Silver

These two silver-coloured classical figures can be used as reception act on pedestals, in a living painting, as an animation act or on stage with decorations as tableaux vivant.
As an animation act they use typical movement patterns and form a varied game of beautiful movements and fixation. 

Skipper

A weathered copper statue that stands in complete triumph behind his rudder. He keeps a close eye on everything and always follows the right course.
This act won the Aesthetics diploma at the 2010 World Cup, category professionals. 




Schipper - Living Statue

Seraphim

Stylish - Fascinating - Amazing... Two silver-coloured angels on silver-coloured pedestals... This is a combination of stand-still movement theatre and dance... The Seraphim are the heavenly messengers of music and dance... 
Heavenly sounds and music sound from the pedestals... The beautiful costumes give these two angelic figures a special and refined appearance... The each carry a white dove as a symbol for the heavenly messengers on one hand... The Seraphim can also be used as Christmas angels...

Terra

Imposing, alienating, vulnerable and humerous.
In seemingly lifeless rocks an unsatisfied inner fire smolders. 
Braised, different emotions penetrate through the solidified lava. Inevitable, their longing for life festers in their petrified dance. 
The act is supported by an intense atmosphere created by an audible soundscape.
Also very suitable for museums and galleries. 

Twee Emmertjes Water Halen

This Old-Dutch lady is a beautiful picture. She is accompanied by a beautiful well that is filled with actual water. 
This makes for a great spectacle in which the lady brings the water up from the well.




Twee Emmertjes Water Halen - Living Statue

Water Carrier

He who is in contact with the universal source and irrigate the old fields with the new water of life... 
The bringer of the new age...
The Aquarius era...
This is a classically shaped statue. 
An old myth brought back to life.
When played indoors, there is a version with a jug and running water.
When played outdoors, there is a version with squirting fingers as a special effect. 

Sisters Magenta

The sisters Magenta instruct, coordinate, evaluate, inform, present and are always on full alert. In short, these ladies can be used in many ways. They guarantee a theatrical approach and are therefore a stylish addition to your event. In combination with Don Piedro they bring a performance in which various disciplines such as dance, pantomime and movement theatre are combined.