Het Hamiltoncomplex
Fred Debrock

The Hamilton Complex 
hetpaleis & Sontag / Lies Pauwels

13 girls aged 13 and 1 bodybuilder

The Hamilton Complex is a physical, visual and philosophical performance about those
moments in life when things start to tip over. Does a tipping point also define your

13 girls aged 13 shamelessly quote, copy and mix up the past and present. They sweep
away any kind of security from under your feet. Nothing is what it seems. A bodybuilder
looks on, comforts, soothes and creates order.

Following its opening performance in August 2015 , the audience showered Hamilton
Complex with superlatives. It recently received the hetpaleis audience prize and has
been nominated for a Silver Cricket for the most impressive youth production in the


concept and direction: Lies Pauwels
play: Anne Coopman, Luna De Boos, Bruce Eelen, Zita Fransen, Lies Genné, Robine Goedheid, Liesbeth Houtain, Julia Krekels, Aline Moponami, Ans Schoepen, Emma Van Broeckhoven, Mona Van Den Bossche, Lisa Van Den Houte, Stefan Gota
design: Chloe Lamford 
costume: Johanna Trudzinski
choreography: Lisi Estaras
light: Barbara De Wit
dramaturgy: Hanneke Reiziger