« Off Road » is a multidisciplinary performing arts company
based in Brussels.
The company collaborates with other artists creating innovative projects in the crossover art field. In 2010, Mille Lundt co-founded together with Luis Javier Cordoba the company “Off Road”. Together they created two performances “Collisions” with Borja Bûron, for the street that toured in Belgium and in Mexico 2010, “The Intruder” in 2016 that premiered at Festival UP and afterwards toured in Belgium. In 2018 Mille took over the artistic direction and created “Hikikomori” with Sergio Mendes and Johan Segerberg, it was co-produced and performed at Hablingbo Variety, situated on the Swedish island Gotland. In 2019 she created the art and sound performance "OriVolution" in collaboration with Suzanne Groothuis and Johan Segerberg. Mille develops the concept together with Deborah Lennie for the site-specific performance "Structures" in spring 2019.
Mille Lundt is the artistic director of Off Road. She was born in Copenhagen in Denmark. She studied theatre in Copenhagen from the year 1995 and shifted to circus studies in 1998. She has been studying at National Circus Schools in; Havana (Cuba) Moscow (Russia), Kiev (Ukraine) and finally graduated at E.S.A.C. in 2006 in Brussels (Belgium). Since then she has been developing her own artistic expression that is at once evocative and innovative. She seeks to develop and incorporate new movements in relation to the environment she works in. Mille has furthermore collaborated with the companies; Cie Anomalie & Co (FR), Cie For Want of A Better (FR), Teatro Glimt (DK) Royal Bones (DK) Nova Exit (DK), Yksi Kaksi (DK). Directors and Choreographers; Rachid Ouramdane (FR), Cille Lansade (DK), Lars Rudolfsson (SE),
Rudi Skotheim Jensen (NO), Jørgen Carlslund (DK) and Helene Høm (DK). Photographers: WeAreOskar (BE) Adel Absdessemed (FR) and Adrien Lecouturier (FR).
Jean Jadin is collaborating as a composer and a musician in the performance "The Room". Jean was born in Uccle in 1962, he opted for the musical humanities at the Lycée at the Laeken Academy before entering the Royal Conservatories of Brussels in Mons. Pianist, composer and improviser, Jean collaborates with "Musique Nouvelle", the quartet "Danel" and the ensemble "Nahandove" as part of the international festival "Ars Musica". He recorded a sextet for piano and instruments under the label "René Gailly" with the ensemble "Claventi". He wrote a large number of pieces for the piano but also some works of chamber music and an oratorio. His current activities as a pianist mainly focus on personal compositions, leaving space for improvisation with solo or group concerts. He accompanies improvisation theatre groups, painters, storytellers, dancers and Eurythmy groups all over Europe.
Deborah Lennie collaborates as a musician on the performance "Structures", she was born in New Zealand and grew up in Australia. After having finished her studies at the Sydney CNSM in piano and classical singing (double first awards), she entered the academic studies in Political Science at the University of Sydney. She left Australia and moved to Paris in 1995. Back in Sydney in 1998, she worked with the Sydney Actors Centre. In 2000, she returned to Caen in France. Her theatrical training took her to a practice of experimental improvisation that she pursues in her personal projects today, as an actress and musician. She has worked with directors such as Tanya Gerstle, Georges Bigot, Dean Carey, Laure Rungette. With choreographer: Rachid Ouramdane, in poetry sound with Sonia Chiambretto, Luc Benazet and Benoit Casas, with visual artists such as Gunilla Josephsson, Christophe Bisson, Frederic Hocke and with artists and musicians such as Patrice Grente, Will Guthrie, Clayton Thomas, Naoto Yamagashi, Pascal Legall. In 2011, she founded the company ` for want of a better ... ''
Johan Segerberg has composed the music for "Somewhere Nowhere" a solo with Mille Lundt. He has further more composed and played live music for: "The Intruder", "Hikikomori" and now "OriVolution". He was as a kid growing up with music and art’s on Gotland (Sweden), in his youth he played the cello at the local music school and the electric bass at the youth club. Later Johan started to study music at the high school on the mainland, where his main instrument became the double bass, and at the Rythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen where Johan got possessed by the freeform jazz approach to the electronic music. Since 1997 Johan experimented with the use of music electronics, particularly in his solo performances and music for stage arts. Johan Segerberg now lives in Denmark. He creates, plays and teaches music - always working in the field of free improvisation and music electronics. Johan has composed music and played live with several companies such as Nova Exit, Royal Bones and Teatro Glimt. He collaborated around sound installations with Lise Frølund, Cecilie Bendixen and Thomas Buttenschøn. As a musician, he played with: Autofant, Big Bombastic Collective, Ane Trolle, Maria Laurette Friis, Claus Beck Nielsen, Per Vers, Jonas Knutsson, Niels Skousen and Mads Mouritz.
Suzanne Groothuis created the scenography for "The Intruder" and is now collaborating as a visual artist on the performance "OriVolution". Suzanne is a Brussels based artist from Dutch origin. She started her career after obtaining her Bachelors degree in Scenography and Visual Arts at Academy Minerva in Groningen. Her main focus in her starting period was theatre and scenography complemented with courses in visual arts. Between 2008 and 2010 she developed two interactive solo performances for the Jonge Harten Festival. She has worked as a scenographer for: Ola Mechiejewska and Gizem Bilgen. She also designed the festival settings for the Open Day of Grand Theatre and for the International Rotterdam Film Festival in Groningen. In visual arts, she exhibited for the toddlers festival 2 Turven Hoog Almere and had a shared exhibition of art installations in collaboration with artist Ingrid Rollema at Museum Willem van Haren Heerenveen.