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L’Errance est humaine by Jeanne Mordoj

Circus in all its forms

Chinese pole, new magic, vaudeville, juggling...The languages of circus are constantly evolving. A deep dive into this world where risk, dizzying heights and physical prowess give meaning to the staging and choreography.

Updated on 13/03/2019

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Plan B by Company 111 heads to China

Written in 2003 by Aurélien Bory and Phil Soltanoff, Company 111's signature show Plan B is being recreated in China.

Updated on 24/05/2019

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Modou Fata Touré

A Dakar street child saved from danger and insecurity by the circus, Modou Fata Touré founded Sencirk, Senegal’s first circus. The troupe performs in most places around the world, trains young circus artists and helps children experiencing severe social problems.

Published on 07/07/2020

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La balle rouge de la compagnie Balle Rouge

2019 : a Theater Year in Russia

From April to June 2019, several French theatre companies presented performances to Russian audiences in Saint Petersburg, Moscow, the Stolby Nature Reserve and Voronezh.

 

Published on 23/09/2019

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Rachid Ouramdane

Co-director of the CCN2 (Grenoble National Choreographic Centre) with circus artist Yoann Bourgeois, the choreographer Rachid Ouramdane is the guest curator for the Outdoor section of the 2019 Bolzano Danza Festival (Italy) where he intends to take a poetic approach to space, examining internal...

Updated on 18/07/2019

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Face Nord (North Face) by the company Un Loup pour lHomme

In Face Nord the company Un Loup pour l’Homme depicts the countless connections which bind or oppose humans. The show offers an opportunity to discover these delicate, sensual fragile links which the art of partner acrobatics explores, sometimes right up to the breaking point.

Published on 23/09/2019

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Nicolas Fraiseau

One of the most promising circus artists of his generation, Nicolas Fraiseau presents Instable (Unstable), his first show, which is somewhere between poetry and absurdity.

Published on 18/02/2020

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When virtual reality meets live performance

For a few years, new artist forms come forth at the intersection of innovation and art. In the area of virtual reality, creators take hold of this medium and mix it with performance art, journalism, and visual art, to bring spectators new experiences. Artists, always pioneers, have anticipated the...

Updated on 30/11/2021

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Biño Sauitzvy, an artist in residence in Brazil

 

The multi-faceted artist Biño Sauitzvy visited the Amazon and São Paulo for a residency during which he developed the project "The study of Brazilian animist practices for the creation of street art performances". Here is a look back at this residency, a return to his roots for this Brazilian...

Updated on 26/01/2022

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Attraction, by Johann Le Guillerm

Cycle? Moving show? Reflection on balance and the world? Attraction is a shape-shifting work, at the edge of science and circus, driven by its creators magical soul.

 

Updated on 13/03/2019

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Chloé Moglia

She has made the void her best ally. From the top of her unique apparatus, between a sculpture and a structure, trapeze artist and dancer Chloé Moglia invents a new relationship with the art of suspension in her pared-down shows.

Updated on 21/02/2019

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Modou Fata Touré at the Cirque Electrique

Modou Fata Touré undertook a residency in Paris at the Cirque Electrique to work on creating Ancrage (Anchoring). The Senegalese artist questions contemporary circus performance through this project. A look back at the career of Moudou Fata Touré and the presentation of Ancrage.

Updated on 15/06/2021

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The Ordinary Circus Girl, by the Fheel Concepts company

Created by the Fheel Concepts company, The Ordinary Circus Girl is a participatory circus show that uses virtual reality to put spectators in an acrobat’s jazz shoes. 

Updated on 23/06/2021

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Denis Lafaurie

For almost thirty years, Denis Lafaurie has been the director of the Alès National Theatre. Like the Cratère Surfaces festival, whose twenty-second edition will be held this year from 29 June to 3 July, he has always foregrounded circus and street arts.

Updated on 25/06/2021

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