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théâtre national de nice

2017-18 season

théâtre national de nice

[ Original piece ]


idea, script and development, the INVIVO collective
Alexia Chandon-Piazza, Julien Dubuc, Chloé Dumas, Grégoire Durrande, Pierre-Yves Poudou, Samuel Sérandour

with Sumaya Al-Attia, Maxime Mikolajczak production INVIVO - collectif d’exploration scénique coproduction Théâtre des Îlets - CDN de Montluçon, Némo - Biennale internationale des arts numériques, Arcadi Île-de-France - Paris, Théâtre Nouvelle Génération - CDN de Lyon, Le Vaisseau - Vertical Détour - Lieu de création artistique au centre de réadaptation de Coubert with the support of la DRAC Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, of CNC - DICRÉAM and of Arcadi Ile-de-France

A unique experience through a futuristic immersion in a premonitory tale where Capitalism seizes sleep from Man. High-tech and disturbing!

The INVIVO collective group imagines a start-up, DreamR that has developed a virtual reality headset with the idea of replacing a night’s sleep with twenty minutes of 3D travel. According to the company’s neurologist, this is a revolutionary idea. Wearing VR headsets, we find ourselves sitting in swivel chairs, plunged into a fascinating visual and auditory world. A live experience of artificial sleep! On this journey that borders on a dream, we are accompanied along the way by the neurologist’s voice.
Will Tomorrow’s sleep be computer-assisted? Just how far can technology worm its way into our lives? Might we become hostages to it? INVIVO awakens our critical faculties faced with the dizzying heights of Innovation, defending sleep as the final bastion of a society built on investment and return. The young collective group brings together lighting and sound designers, actors, performers and video makers who, through this dramatic piece that harnesses digital immersive arts and theatre, invent a new form of theatrical writing.
Rehearsal room Estimated running time 45 minutes
Limited number of seats
  • march
  • wed 21 7:30pm & 9pm
  • thu 22 8:30pm
  • fri 23 9pm
  • sat 24 3:30pm & 8:30pm
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