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From 12 to 16 December 2017  See performance time    Dance
  • Tuesday 12 December 2017 - 20h30
  • Wednesday 13 December 2017 - 20h30
  • Thursday 14 December 2017 - 20h30
  • Friday 15 December 2017 - 20h30
  • Saturday 16 December 2017 - 18h30


Jérôme Bel project & direction
Candoco Dance Company Company

The Show must go on (2001)

avec le Festival d'Automne à Paris


Jérôme Bel plays with the expectations arouse by representation and the mirror effects between dancers and spectators.


"The show must go on" relies on a simple protocol: 20 performers translate into choreography the lyrics of some pop and rock hits played on stage by a DJ. At its most literal level, the show decontextualizes some very well-known lyrics in order to show the collective symbols they vehicle and their federating power. But behind this festive atmosphere, the piece articulates a clear statement about the inducting power of popular hits and their identification process. At the center of a spectacular device where the theatre hall becomes the mirror of the stage, audience can question itself about its own numbing in front of entertainment: at what extent is it sensitive to musical industry injunctions? Which peculiarities do dancers oppose to its conformism?

 

 

conception & direction
Jérôme Bel
music
L. Bernstein, D. Bowie, N. Cave, N. Gimbel & C. Fox, J. Horner, W. Jennings, M. Knopfler, Louiguy, J. Lennon & P. McCartney, G. MacDermott, G. Michael, E. « More » Morillo & M. Quashie, E. Piaf, The Police & H. Padgham, Queen, L. Richie, A. Romero, Monge & R. Ruiz, P. Simon
re-run assistants 
Dina Ed Dik, Henrique Neves
with
Vanessa Abreu, Jo Bannon, Suzie Birchwood, Joel Brown, Jia-Yu Chang, Gary Clarke, Mickaella Dantas, Karim Dime, Olivia Edginton, Robert Eldridge, Linda Fearon, Katy Francis, Andrej Gubanov, Jason Mabana, Tom Morgan, Matthew Morris, Laura Patay, Susan Sentler, Betty Skelton, Mickel Smithen, Toke Broni Strandby

World premiere Paris, January 4th, 2001, Théâtre de la Ville.
French Premiere of this re-run produced by Candoco Dance Company (United Kingdom)

 
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Théâtre de la Ville
directeur Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota
16 quai de Gesvres 75180 Paris Cedex 04
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Licence 1 : 1-1051016
Licence 2 : 2-1051017
Licence 3 : 3-1051015
mentions légales   credits : Atelier 144