Birth Of Prey 
The human body is a machine full of animal reflexes and signals. Our spirit drives that beautiful instrument, but what drives our mind?
BIRTH of PREY observes the routines, rituals and the body language between predator and prey.
BIRTH of PREY, a circular ritual that gives form to the interaction between the rational instruction and the metaphysical emotion.
The constant metamorphosis of the being.
Gruwez does surrender her body entirely in performance and puts every centimetre of flesh, muscle and ligament at its disposal with a litheness that remains almost unconceivable.”
By Jackie Fletcher in The British Theatre Guide
“Gruwez is her own secret weapon. She has a fascinating stage presence you are not able to get around.”
By Daniëlle Deregt in De Standaard
Lisbeth Gruwez’ solo is hard fare, yet exuding a quality that is hard to elude. No matter how self-tormented the dancer stages herself, steeped in pain, this is matched by her protean flexibility, the perfect control of her body and her theatrical effectiveness - a dance performance that will not easily fade.
By Isabell Steinböck in Allgemeine Zeitung
“Birth of Prey” is the title chosen by the Belgian group Voetvolk for this fascinating and sometimes uncanny dance performance …
… Music and dance liberate an enormous, archaically potent force, which at the same time seduces by its extraordinary exactitude.
By Helmut Jasny in MZ
Performance & dance
Dave Schroyen & Maarten Van Cauwenberghe
Joëlle Meerbergen & Lisbeth Gruwez
Buda kunstencentrum & TROUBLEYN/Jan Fabre
With the support of
de Vlaamse overheid
Beursschouwburg, WP Zimmer, DEE Sound & Light