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After Party // Cie

THEATER I OBJECTS | PUPPETS | VIDEO

Creation September 2020 - 60 '

From 10 years old for all ages and 14 years old in school

Claire, an equestrian acrobat, finds herself unemployed and is catapulted into a place that has literally fallen into oblivion: a lost and found office.

A story with a whimsical look but anchored in a social reality that mixes puppets, objects, video and live actresses on stage.

Written and directed by Isabelle Darras, Elisabeth Ancion | Interpretation and writing collaboration Audrey Dero, Ingrid Heiderscheidt / Catherine Mestoussis, Sandrine Hooge / Céline Dumont | Creation assistant Céline Dumont | Residency assistant Alice Hubball Light creation and technical direction Jérôme Dejean   | General manager Grégoire Tempels   | Sound creation David Chazam | Video Eve Martin, John Pirard with the participation of Vera Fonteyne, François Necken, Jade Eloy-Hooge, Audré Pasquasy, Nicolas Bruno, Isabelle Urbain and all the neighbors, friends and passers-by of the Rue Mandéville in Liège (BE) | Design and production of accessories Céline Dumont, Elisabeth Ancion, Jérôme Dejean, Laurent Steppe, Isabelle Darras | Puppets Carole Allemand (Dolly), Joachim Jannin (the grandmother) | Costumes Élisabeth Ancion | Scenography Saskia Louwaard, Katrijn Baeten | Construction Workshops of the Wallonia-Brussels National Theater, Mars / Mons Performing Arts and Tournai Cultural Center / creation house | Renforcement construction Fabien Laisnez | Dramaturgical advice in residence Dominique Roodthooft

« Nothing around us lasted long enough to age, it was replaced,

rehabilitated in a hurry. »

Annie Ernaux - The Years (2008)

 

 

Claire, an equestrian acrobat, finds herself unemployed and is catapulted into a place that has literally fallen into oblivion: a lost and found office.


Outside, life goes on, indifferent to what happens in this place where nobody ever comes to look for anything.


Surrounded by all kinds of forgotten objects, and her two colleagues, Teresa and Christelle, the days pass and get organized, between tidying and sorting.


Little by little, under Claire's impulse, the objects will come back to life and, in this dull basement, these three women will make their own revolution.


A story with a whimsical look but anchored in a social reality that mixes puppets, objects, video and live actresses on stage.

Production After Party // Cie
Delegate production Mars, Mons Arts de la Scène

Coproduction Maison de la culture de Tournai / house of creation, Théâtre National Wallonie-Bruxelles, Théâtre Royal de Namur / Center Dramatique, Festival Mondial des
Puppet theaters of Charleville-Mézières, La Coop asbl and Shelter Prod
Support from the Wallonia-Brussels Federation - theater and Taxshelter.be, ING and tax-shelter service from the Belgian federal government
With the help of the SACD, the Théâtre des Doms (Avignon), the Maison de la Marionnette (Tournai), the Corridor (Liège), Factory / Festival de Liège, La Roseraie (Brussels), Théâtre de l'Ancre and Eden (Charleroi), Verviers Cultural Center, Le Bosco asbl and Wallonia-Brussels International

 
 
 
AGENDA 

02>03/07/2021

POSTPONED //  ̶F̶e̶s̶t̶a̶a̶l̶ ̶a̶u̶ ̶c̶a̶r̶é̶ ̶ @m̶a̶s̶, ̶m̶o̶n̶s̶ ̶a̶t̶s̶ ̶d̶e̶ ̶l̶a̶ ̶s̶c̶è̶n̶e̶ ̶ (̶b̶e̶)

23>24/09/2021

World Festival of Puppet Theaters,      
Charleville-Mézières (Fr)

01>02/02/2022

Mars/Mons Performing Arts (Be)

15>19/03/2022

National Theater of Wallonia-Brussels (Be)

 
PREVIOUS DATES

05>06/03/2020

Work in progress @Factory, Festival de Liège (Be)

23>24/09/2020

*CREATION* Festival Discoveries Images and Puppets @Maison de la culture de Tournai/maison de création (Be)

06>08/10/2020

POSTPONED // March/Mons Performing Arts (Be)

12>15/10/2020

Co-presentation Anchor Theater / EDEN, Charleroi (Be)

20>31/10/2020

Royal Theater of Namur (Be)

23/02> 06/03/2021

POSTPONED // National Theater Wallonia-Brussels (Be)

03/11/2021

CANCELED // Cultural Center of Verviers (Be)