Jean-Michel Frere

Cie Victor B

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Since its beginnings in 1993, the Compagnie Victor B. (Namur) and Jean-Michel Frère have embarked on a dual approach of original creations.

Since its beginnings in 1993, the Compagnie Victor B. and Jean-Michel Frère have embarked on a dual approach of original creations.

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The first vein explores the encounter, the friction, between theater and other artistic languages, with special attention to contemporary forms and languages ​​(video, plastic installations, breakdance, new circus, etc.): SC 35c (2000), Men Need Sleep (2003), faster than your eyes (2005), I'm free! howls the glowworm (2009), Francis saves the world - theater version (2016),…

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The second vein explores new relationships between actors and audiences and seeks a theater of proximity and intimacy: Three and a half seconds (2000), Kermesse (2007), Trop de Guy Béart tue Guy Béart (2010), Une petite allergie ( 2013), Forever Pony (2013), Walking therapy (2015), Francis saves the world - street version (2018), Maison Renard (2019),…

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An experimental and general public approach

If the company has always been concerned with being part of a research process, it has also always been concerned with reaching the widest and most varied public possible. This is what is particularly at stake in the shows which are played outside theaters and which go, physically, to meet the public. Hence the important distribution of the company in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation and in France. Recently, the company gave its 1500th performance.

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The company is also ...

- more than 1000 activities and meetings in schools,

- the programming of events during which it invites the public to discover

artistic proposals close to his own approach,

- significant support for many Hip Hop projects : Du Tremplin à la Scène, Wal'Style, ...

FRANCIS SAVE THE WORLD (2016) (theater version)

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FRANCIS SAVE THE WORLD (2016) (street version)

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