Arno Schuitemaker


The Way You Sound Tonight

"Potentially, this performance is infinite.” -
Arno Schuitemaker

Created as an 'acoustic ballroom' without a beginning and without an end, five performers take the audience—being on stage, standing, sitting—into eternal, all-enveloping cycles of pulsating movements and surround sound.

The regenerative expansion of space and energy, distance and proximity, night and day, grows from within and forges to be an intuitive reality in which nothing is ever the same from one moment to the next.

Steamy and towards limitless energy, perhaps even slightly beyond, The Way You Sound Tonight is a sensuous, transcendent body-movement-sound-space experience that physically resounds.



Concept/choreography: Arno Schuitemaker
Performers: Revé Terborg, Ivan Ugrin, Stein Fluijt, Piet Defranq, Jade Stenhuijs
Dramaturgie: Guy Cools
Music composition: Aart Strootman
Surround sound designer: Jørgen Verhaeren
Lighting design: Jean Kalman
Styling costumes: Jorrien Schoneveld


The Way You Sound Tonight is a production by SHARP/ArnoSchuitemaker in coproduction with Holland Festival, Chaillot - Théâtre national de la Danse, DansBrabant and Le Pacifique CDCN Grenoble ARA in collaboration with CCN2 Centre chorégraphique national de Grenoble. With support of ICK Amsterdam and thanks to Het Huis Utrecht. The Way You Sound Tonight is created with contributions by Performing Arts Fund NL, Fonds 21 and NORMA Fonds. SHARP/ArnoSchuitemaker receives multi-year funding by AFK (Amsterdam Fund for the Arts).

Photo: Sanne Peper

Photo: Sanne Peper