In this survival guide to the 21st century, Michèle Noiret's work, created in collaboration with David Drouard, reinvents her choreographic composition and her way of fusing the languages of dance and cinema.
Fires, violence, and pollution attack from all directions the five characters on stage, who strive to resist the assault of the ambient chaos that surrounds them. Threatened for an hour, the dancers express the strength of those who hang on to life, the urge to flee but also irony and humor, to not lose hope for a better world.
In a light and interactive stage set-up, combining cardboard boxes and live video, Le Chant des ruines turns an inquiring gaze to our society in perpetual transformation.
Le Chant des ruines by Michèle Noiret: an aesthetic exploration of deconstruction (…) and offers a magnificent and timely punch in the face.
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Accessible space for people with physical disabilities.
Accessible to people who are deaf.
Presence of smoke.
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Conception, staging Michèle Noiret
Choreography Michèle Noiret, David Drouard
Created with and performed by Alexandre Bachelard, Harris Gkekas, Liza Penkova, Sara Tan, Denis Terrasse
Artistic collaborator David Drouard
Video creation and stage cameraman Vincent Pinckaers
Original music composition and sound technician Todor Todoroff
Light design Gilles Brulard
Set design Wim Vermeylen
Costumes Silvia Ruth Hasenclever
Technical direction Frédéric Nicaise
Video developer and technician Frédéric Nicaise
Lighting technician Hadrien Jeangette
Stage manager John Cooper
Photos Sergine Laloux
Production and tour manager Morten Walderhaug
Production Compagnie Michèle Noiret, Tandem asbl
Coproductions Charleroi danse – Centre choréographique de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Théâtre National de la Fédératione Wallonie-Bruxelles
Residence “La Fabrique Chaillot”, Chaillot – Théâtre national de la Danse (Paris)
Supports Fédération Wallonie Bruxelles – Service de la Danse, Loterie Nationale, Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI), Tax Shelter of the Belgian Federal Government, Casa Kafka Pictures Tax Shelter empowered by Belfius, Adami
With the support of Fondazione CARITRO.