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2017-18 season

théâtre national de nice

[ Creation ]

les glaciers grondants

written & directed by David Lescot

with Steve Arguëlles, Anne Benoit, DeLaVallet Bidiefono, Éric Caruso, Maxime Coggio, Benoît Delbecq, Marie Dompnier, Ingrid Estarque, David Lescot, Camille Roy, Théo Touvet circus technique, scientific guidance Théo Touvet choreography DeLaVallet Bidiefono music Steve Argüelles, Benoît Delbecq stage design Alwyne de Dardel wardrobe Sylvette Dequest lighting designer Paul Beaureilles sound designerAlexandre Borgia stage assistant Linda Blanchet stage management François Gautier Lafaye produced by the Compagnie du Kaïros, Théâtre de la Ville - Paris, La Filature - SN de Mulhouse, Comédie de Caen - CDN de Normandie. The Compagnie du Kaïros is supported by the Ministry of Culture - DRAC Île de France. SPEDIDAM and ADAMI audio-description Friday 27 November at 8:30pm

For the Paris Climate Change Conference 2015, the editor-in-chief of a leading newspaper commissions a journalist to write an article on climate change. In the middle of a romantic break-up, the writer embarks on a veritable investigation. David Lescot's play is structured as a documentary, connected to the outcome of the COP21. Will the world take action for the first time?

Théo Touvet, at the core of this creation, had done climate change studies for NASA before becoming a performer.

David Lescot builds layers by interweaving his play with Shakespeare's A Winter's Tale, placing it in context with our topic of interest. His “modern-day baroque theatre" recreates natural phenomena using rain, wind and snow machines. Altering terrestrial revolution, changing the composition of the atmosphere, and even repainting mountains are not off-limit...

The Climate Change Conference 2015 moves from the world stage to a theatre stage in an unprecedented study of humanity and climate change.
2015-16 season
Les glaciers grondants
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