EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED..
Expect exceptional work, vibrant talks, heady parties, and a wide variety of additional formats that bring audiences and artists alike into conversation with contemporary performance.
Everybody's Spectacular is an annual contemporary performance festival that brings bold brilliant artists – from around the world – into conversation with the city of Reykjavík. Stretching over 5 days, it will offer one bold, brave and brilliant festival of contemporary performance. You can expect new international work, along with premieres of pieces by some of the city’s most exciting makers of theatre and dance.
The festival brings together a programme of almighty local and international artists, whose diverse aesthetics bring contemporary performance practice to Iceland, with an abundance of playfulness, seriousness and urgency. The festival programs works that can be seen to share a capacity to challenge us with urgent questions of our time - at the level of our everyday lives; at the level of our everyday bodies.
Everybody´s Spectacular is produced by two leading festivals in Reykjavík, Reykjavík Dance Festival and LÓKAL International theater festival - and we couldn't be more delighted to be bringing this festival to life in November – and we hope to have you with us for the ride.
Everybody's Spectacular is co-produced by RDF (www.reykjavikdancefestival.is) and LÓKAL (www.lokal.is). This joint festival is funded by the Icelandic Ministry of Education and Culture and the City of Reykjavík. The festival collaborates with institutions and independent organisations alike.