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Philippe Decouflé

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Philippe Decouflé

Shazam

from to

Grande Halle

starting from €12

duration: 1h30

  • June 2022
  • July 2022
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  • Full rate 32
  • Subscribers and Villette card 20
  • Young Subscribers 12
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Presentation

A tribute to cinema and magic, Shazam, created in 1998 is the absolute must-see. Dizzying creativity, visual beauty, elegance, and humor fit together into a malicious and timeless scenography. Bodies doubled by a triptych of one-way mirrors, fragmented in suspended screens, abracadabra, and here comes a head, an arm, an eye, Olé!

By gathering as many original performers of the play as possible, joined by others to whom it was transmitted, this revival enlivens the DCA Company and questions the role of memory in dance. Revisiting this play is the occasion to confront changes in bodies, viewpoints, and aesthetics.

Inhabited with other experiences, what other things can these bodies express in the same movements? The answers come by dancing Shazam. This spectacularly offbeat and joyous performance is open to all. Let the show start (and may it never end!)

Practical information

Thu 30 June to Sun 10 July
Tue to Fri 8pm
Sat 3pm & 8pm
Sun 3pm

No show on Monday

1h30

Getting here

Porte de Pantin

Porte de Pantin

75, 151 : Porte de Pantin

in LSF Friday 8 July at 8pm

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Production credits

Artistic Direction Philippe Decouflé With Manon Andersen, Flavien Bernezet, Meritxell Checa Esteban, Stéphane Chivot, David Defever, Éric Martin, Alexandra Naudet, Olivier Simola, Violette Wanty, Christophe Waksmann Original music and live interpretation La Trabant : Sébastien Libolt, Yannick Jory, Paul Jothy & Christophe Rodomisto Lightning Patrice Besombes Accessories Pierre-Jean Verbraeken Costumes Philippe Guillotel assisté de Peggy Housset & Jean-Malo Technical Direction Lahlou Benamirouche General control Patrice Besombes & Begoña Garcia Navas, en alternance Construction Guillaume Troublé Video/cinema control Laurent Radanovic Lightning control Chloé Bouju Set control Léon Bony & Anatole Badiali Sound control Jean-Pierre Spirli Films Michel Amathieu, Jeanne Lapoirie et Dominique Willoughby Artistic collaborators Daphné Mauger et Pascale Henrot, in alternance

This show is dedicated to the memory of Christophe Salengro, Jean-Pierre Le Cornoux, and Belle du Berry

Delegated production Compagnie DCA / Philippe Decouflé Coproduction to the creation in 1998 Festival de Saint-Denis, La Coursive - Scène Nationale de La Rochelle with the mission of the Mission Mécénat of the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations Coproduction of the 2021 revival Le Volcan, National Stage of Le Havre

With the support of Chaillot - Théâtre National de la danse (Paris) The DCA Company is an independent company subsidized by the DRAC of Île-de-France - Ministry of Culture and of Communication as well as the Seine-Saint-Denis Department and the City of Saint-Denis, where it is implanted. It benefited from the support of the  Île-de-France Region for its investments and of the French Institutes for its international tours.

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