Jonas Rutgeerts

about the author

Jonas Rutgeerts is a dramaturge and performance theorist. He studied philosophy (KU Leuven) and dramaturgy (University of Amsterdam) and is currently working on a PhD entitled “Rhythm as an Artistic and Theoretical Tool in Contemporary Choreography” (KU Leuven). His research is situated at the junction between dance studies, philosophy, and cultural studies and his main interests involve temporalities of performance, social choreographies, and choreopolitics. As a dramaturge and researcher he collaborates with, among others, Ivana Müller, David Weber-Krebs, Arkadi Zaides, Needcompany, and Clément Layes. He is the author of the book Re-act: Over Re-enactment in de hedendaagse dans (Agent, 2015).

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KU Leuven, BE


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Syncopated Rhythms in the Work of Burrows and Fargion
(in DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials )
keywords: Jonathan Burrows, Matteo Fargion, rhythm