Zwermers (swarmers) is a performance company based in Tilburg focussing on location based and interdisciplinary performances. The company is rooted in Tilburg en likes to swarm all over (inter)nationally. Zwermers wants to stimulate the imagination and flexibility in the field of ‘being-human’; how we as humans relate to the self and the context in which we live. By placing major questions about identity in a tangible and recognizable environment, Zwermers wants to celebrate the multicolored nature of man.
The past few years Zwermers performed repeatedly in Theater De Nieuwe Vorst, in the Studio of Theaters Tilburg, on the ‘Kaapstad’ festival in Tilburg, in de Tolhuistuin in Amsterdam, On the Over ‘t IJ festival and already four years in the pop up street program of Oerol. In 2020 and 2021 the performance Pan~// Catwalk was booked for the main theatre program of Oerol, Theater op de Markt (B), Theater an der Glocksee (D) and the Fringe Festival in Istanbul.
The company was and is funded by the province Noord-Brabant (kennisvoucher en Impulsgelden, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, het Makersfonds (2017 and 2019) and has received structural support from the Municipality of Tilburg since 2021.