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théâtre national de nice

2017-18 season

théâtre national de nice

bulle, une odyssée

Written & directed (plus illustrations) by Thierry Vincent

with Élise Clary, Élodie Tampon-Lajarriette, Thierry Vincent stage design Ézéquiel Garcia-Romeu music Othello lighting Alexandre Toscani costumes Gigi Cazes theatrical script advisor Alexandra Tobelaim assistant director Carole Dréant production Cie B.A.L. [Bal d’Arts Légers] with the support of la Région PACA, of the Département des Alpes-Maritimes, of the Ville de Nice and of the Centre des Monuments Nationaux. La Cie B.A.L. is in residence at the Centre culturel La Providence - Nice.

Anyone who still has their inner child will let himself or herself be carried along on this initiatory and ecological quest about disappearing water.

This is the story of Bulle, a child who thought, like the rest of us, that water was an unlimited resource. But one day, Water gets angry with mankind and decides to disappear, refusing to flow from taps and vanishing from a goldfish bowl. The unfortunate goldfish leaves a note to say “It’s impossible for me to live here..I’m off to find the great lake of Tank-Yana-Sava.”
Bulle heads out on an adventure in search of Water and her goldfish. This piece by Thierry Vincent gracefully steers its course through a contemporary tale, in keeping with the fresh and poetic world so typical of the Nice BAL theatre company. This moving odyssey gently brings us face to face with an unavoidable topic: Man’s relationship with Nature. Together, the young and less young find themselves on an enchanting journey along childhood byways.

In his play, Thierry Vincent expresses his concern about the issue of water as a resource on the planet and seeks to “use art to create awareness.” Lusine Jeither, La Strada

Workshops taking place during the festival linked to the show ran by the BAL theatre company
Writing and reading
Saturday 28th oct at 2.30pm • min 8-11 years old.
Tuesday 31st oct at 11.00 • min 8-11 years old.
Thursday 2nd nov at 11.00 - 1h30 • min 8-11 years old.
Parent/children theatre workshop
Sunday 29th oct at 5.00pm : 1h • 4-6 years old.
Sunday 4th Nov at 2.00pm : 1h • 8-12 years old.
Workshops also linked to the show ran at the youth library “Les Ateliers Illustrés”:
Creative adventurous abecedarium : mon 23rd oct at 10.00, 11.00 am, 2.00 and 3.00pm : 1h from 5 years old.
Génération Z festival
Michel Simon Hall Running time 50 minutes
  • october
  • tue 24 6:30pm
  • wed 25 3pm
  • sun 29 11am
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