Festivals

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Coulrophobia
London MIME Festival 2020

Challenging two main stereotypes against clowns, the children’s party entertainers and the more horrific and twisted “Killer Clown” phenomenon, Coulrophobia (or fear of clowns) shows us the funnier and more vul...
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ANIMA

Where many acrobatics shows can be described as breathtaking, ANIMA can be described as breath-controlling. Inspired by their research and experience with yogic pranayama breathing and the Wim Hof (“Ice Man”) m...
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Boys

The greatest kind of theatre doesn’t call for a reviewer, it calls for a worshipper. BOYS by ThePappyShow is worthy of fervor because it courses with joyous energy that feels like catharsis and liberation. BOYS...
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Tria Fata

“Life is like a succession of births.” Tria Fata tells the story of a woman visited by “Mrs. Death.” Not yet ready to go, she hands Mrs. Death one of her legs, requesting a little time for her life to flash bef...
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Rooman
London MIME Festival 2020

From its description as a show full of creative experimentation in which a young woman meets a kangaroo man in her dreams, one would expect to enter an imaginative world full of poetry and wonder; it is anythin...
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Only Bones 1.4
London MIME Festival 2020

The show’s light, a dynamic piece hanging from the ceiling, addresses the audience, initiating us to the mime show’s premise. Thomas Monckton, creator of Only Bones 1.0, set down a challenge: make a show with o...
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Le Sacre du Printemps
Festival d’Automne

In the context of the Festival d’Automne in Paris, Xavier Le Roy seizes the mythic Sacre du printemps and proposes a very original version of it. There is no ballet, only three dancers who successively come on ...
2.0★ ★

Grammaire étrangère
Festival d’Automne

‘If I say “chop” or “devour”, there is the birth of an image. Even if this image is at the same time, curiously enough, an invisible image. Everybody sees what devour means... But who devours and what, we never...
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The Beacon
Dublin Theatre Festival

Set in a sea-view cottage on an island off the Southern coast of Ireland, The Beacon immediately plunges the spectator in its atmosphere before it even begins. The set, simply yet beautifully designed by Franci...
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Beckett’s Room
Dublin Theatre Festival

As the title of this new Dead Center/Gate theatre production indicates, it is a play about a place. Indeed, the only actual living creature seen on stage during the play is… a cockerel. Entering the Gate The...