Clairière Urbaine

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Quatuor – crossing spaces (outdoor, by day, 45 min)


©Festival Danse Pei

Clairière Urbaine is a dialogue from the body to the monumental. Sculpture unfurls alongside dance, delimits the spaces occupied by dancers, extends into the distance the support elements of movement, and reconstructs the perspectives which densify into sculpture in the course of the performance.

The dancers flow into the materiality of the support and its landscape. They integrate into the architecture and find strong supports that broaden their range of movement. This integration of the site gives free rein to their desire for space, plays with the volumes of the architecture, and invents trajectories which redraw it.

“City is a space of huge density, it is like a wood weaved by multiple uses, muddled signs, regulations, codes of behavior, mingled traffic lanes… Using this set, I create a clearing in this space using the dancers arrival: the «Urban Clearing.”

Production: Grand Theater of Lorient, Port-Louis city, Hennebont city, La cigalière of Sérignan and Bédarieux city, Theater of Cachan, County council of Val de Marne, County council of Essonne. With support from Académie Fratellini (La Plaine St-Denis, 93).