La Maladie de la Mort d’Après Marguerite Duras

La Maladie de la Mort d’Après Marguerite Duras

Every day the same ceremony is held: a hotel room, a man, a woman. A sea between them. He pays her, she gives in. Multimedia show between electro-theatrical performance and choreography under video surveillance... 

Lost in Translation: A Bilingual Journey

Lost in Translation: A Bilingual Journey

What happens in the mind of a bilingual person? Lose yourself in a joyful and intimate journey celebrating languages, cliches and pop culture. Interactive and thought-provoking: a performance like no other, pushing and questioning both theatrical and European frontiers. 

The Story of Mr B

The Story of Mr B

ShakeShakeTheatre present the tale of a man named Bumblegrum in a quirky and enjoyable puppet show for children.The story explores the question of just why Mr Bumblegrum is so grumpy all of the time, delving into his surprisingly tragic past and then looking at the consequences of his subsequent decision to reject all forms of friendship... 

Diary of a Madman

Diary of a Madman

The Edinburgh Fringe has recently seen a surge in theatrical adaptations of Nikolai Gogol’s short story Diary of a Madman. This very year, the Traverse Theatre is presenting a version currently playing to critical acclaim... 

The Other

The Other

The Other tells the story of a young girl named Mana who escapes from her war-torn home on the Red-Yellow Planet to begin a cruel and poignant coming-of-age journey to the beautiful Blue Planet... 

Chiffonnade

Chiffonnade

Chiffonnade is a choreographic creation rich in raw material which can be felt, touched, rustled, pleated, torn, that can be worn or used to disguise, and transform our appearances in the eyes of others... 

The Empire Builders

The Empire Builders

The Dupont family is prompted by an indefinable terror (the noise) to flee upward from apartment to apartment into ever more constricting circumstances. They are constantly on the run and their world is forever narrowing... 

Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

In Madama Butterfly, Compagnie Nathalie Cornille Danse reimagines Puccini’s tragic 1904 opera as a short solo dance piece designed for children. In the production, company founder, choreographer and dancer Nathalie Cornille transforms key excerpts from Puccini’s striking libretto into a child’s first introduction to opera and contemporary dance... 

L'Enfant qui...

L'Enfant qui...

Jephan de Villiers may not be a familiar name to most, but after watching L'Enfant Qui it can definitely be said he is an interesting character. Villers was a French artist and sculptor and the inspiration behind this circus/puppetry performance... 

The Soundimals Tamer

The Soundimals Tamer

Dressed in a flamboyant tamer's costume in a one metre wide circus ring, Tony Gratofski performs his taming number with the famous Soundimals. Invisible but certainly not silent, these funny creatures perform all kinds of acrobatic tricks in the spirit of classic circus animal acts under the erratic supervision of Tony... 

Bruit de Couloir

Bruit de Couloir

Clément Dazin’s Bruit de Couloir is a mesmerising solo, and a deep and intimate homage to life. At its heart lies a unique choreographic style which links contemporary dance, hip hop and an engaging method of juggling in which balls are both manipulated objects and movement catalysts... 

Skins and Hoods

Skins and Hoods

By Gustave Akakpo (translation Katherine Mendelsohn). What’s your skin? Is it good? Would you swap it if you could? Heroine George takes on the playground world. ‘This morning Miss said “Tell us about your culture... 

Antiquithon

Antiquithon

Any fans of the macabre would do themselves a favour by coming along to this gloriously depraved oddity tucked away at the French Institute. Performed five times a day, this half-hour tale contains the perfect balance of dark humour and creepy atmosphere... 

L'Enfant Qui...

L'Enfant Qui...

Inspired by the early life of Belgian sculptor Jephan de Villiers, L’Enfant Qui… is a striking physical theatre performance combining acrobatics, puppetry and live music. Pass the doors of the tailor-made big top and enter the unique, poetic universe of this fragile and sensitive child, often bedridden and long considered inadequate to the world... 

binôme – Souris Chaos

binôme – Souris Chaos

With binôme, science becomes an inspiration for theatre. From a brief encounter between the playwright Frédéric Sonntag and the specialist of physiopathology of obesity, Daniela Cota (Inserm), was born this cruel and witty comedy about food as catharsis... 

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

This is not a fairy tale but a princess’s tale. A princess from Liverpool. Born in a kingdom devastated by unemployment and famine, where the spindle has been replaced by a syringe...