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Xavier Veilhan

Dance, For all Dance, For all, With the kids

Xavier Veilhan

Compulsory Figures

With Stephen Thompson, dancer and skater

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Grande Halle

starting from 8€

  • December 2019
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Prices

  • Full rate 15€
  • Subscribers and Villette card 10€
  • Young Subscribers 8€
Price packages

Presentation

Creation 2019

Compulsory Figures is a spectacular installation designed by artist Xavier Veilhan, in which, at a set time, dancer and skater Stephen Thompson performs a choreography and brings a now-vanished Olympic discipline back to life. Like an archaeologist of movement, he re-activates the extremely technical and precise 'compulsory figures' that required skaters to cut an exact circle into the ice three times. During his performance tableaux come to life: pendulums turn, objects slide and mechanisms are triggered. An immersive experience at the heart of movement.

Practical information

venue

Grande Halle

date

Compulsory Figures
From Dec 17th to 22th

Getting here

M5

Porte de Pantin

T3b

Porte de Pantin

Bus

75, 151 : Porte de Pantin

Parking Sud" Cité de la Musique"
PRM call 01 40 03 75 75

Restauration

Before every show, the restaurant la Petite Halle is open.

Partners

Production credits

Visual Xavier Veilhan : Le Skateur, 2014 – Aluminium, peinture polyuréthane – 510 x 825 x 567 cm Collection privée, Amorepacific, Osan, Corée du Sud – Courtesy Sandra Gering Inc. – Photo © Amorepacific – © Xavier Veilhan / ADAGP, Paris (2019)

With the Hermès Corporate Foundation as part of its New Settings program
With the support of Create to Connect - Create to Impact

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