Mohamed El Khatib

Rather than using his writing talent for “theses that never get read”, Mohamed El Khatib prefers to create shows with the people he meets, especially those would never have thought of stepping foot in a theatre.

Updated on 14/03/2019

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Philippe Quesne

The director of the Theatre des Amandiers in Nanterre, Philippe Quesne experiments, playing with conventions of the genre to create a world with uncertain outlines, combining dreams and materials, allegories and experiments, theatre and fine arts.

Updated on 10/02/2021

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Ashes (“Cendres”), by Plexus Polaire/Ingvild Aspeli

Theatre of Objects

Puppets, along with cubes, ropes, and many other everyday items, diverted from their daily use to become poetic objects, with sets often reduced to the bare minimum... Discover, in ten shows, what is known as the “theatre of objects”.

Updated on 07/03/2019

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Étienne Minoungou

A stage director, actor and cultural entrepreneur, the Burkinabe Etienne Minoungou intends to create an African theatre scene thanks to his inventive plays and his Récréâtrales project, a real laboratory for pan-African artistic creations.

Updated on 24/06/2019

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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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Marine Midy

Marine Midy’s artistic projects are created in, around and with water. They borrow from dance theatre, puppetry, photography and multimedia creation, building a world which exists at the intersection of these art forms.

 

Updated on 12/12/2019

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Séverine Fontaine

Séverine Fontaine founded the IKB company and has produced many theatrical and performance experiments. Passionate about the diversity of human beings, she explores the themes of the difficulty of existing in the world, loneliness, childhood and the end of life.

Updated on 02/08/2019

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Simon Moers et Tomoe Kobayashi

They met in Japan and share a love of puppet arts: together, the two multidisciplinary artists Simon Moers and Tomoe Kobayashi work around the representation of violence through a singular theatre of objects and figures.

Updated on 03/12/2019

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Guy Régis Junior

A man of the theatre whose words have made their way around the world, Guy Régis Junior remains deeply attached to Haiti, his birthplace. It is on this bruised but brave island that his texts find their anchor, and where he has been organising the Quatre Chemins Theatre Festival since 2014.

Updated on 06/04/2020

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Nicolas Maury

Known to the public for his role as an assistant in the series Dix pour cent (Call My Agent!), Nicolas Maury thrives in unconventional roles. Directed by Yann Gonzalez in film or Robert Cantarella in theatre, he likes to challenge his acting skills to provide the unexpected.

Published on 17/03/2020

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Omar Abi Azar

Omar Abi Azar is a director and founding member of the Lebanese theatre collective Zoukak, which has been creating shows combined with art therapy for exiles since 2006.

Updated on 28/04/2021

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KPG

World-renowned Burkinabé storyteller Kientega Pingdéwindé Gérard (known as KPG) draws on his ancestral roots to fuel his poetic art, where nature, elements and objects come to life. His practice aims to rebuild connections between African people and oral traditions.

Updated on 22/03/2021

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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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Camille Dagen, director and actor

The director and actor Camille Dagen founded the theatre company Animal Architecte in 2017 with her collaborator, the set designer Emma Depoid. In 2020, Camille Hagen was supported by the programme Théâtre Export of the Institut français for Mutmassungen (Conjectures)

Updated on 02/03/2022

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Adama Diop

A prolific actor, he has already worked with the greatest contemporary directors. Adama Diop cultivates the image of a versatile and unclassifiable actor. 

Published on 10/12/2021

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