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Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King


  • Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King
  • Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King
  • Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King
  • Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King
  • Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King
  • Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King
  • Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King
  • Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King
  • Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King
  • Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King
  • Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King
  • Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King
  • Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King
  • Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King

Photo Pierre Bolle / Alain Dalla / Jean-Pierre Estournet


Director's intention notes
The term “unshakeable logic of the lunatic” comes from a sentence in Lydie Salvayre’s novel I have adapted for the stage The Company of Ghosts. For long time these words have been of concern to me. Then, the mind is focused, inspiration comes, the initial question becomes an obsession and the obsession a show. I’d like to explore in the threshold of the so-called “madness” the places rubbing with absurd, poetry and insanity. The show will be a collage and as I have done in Des Gens/People, adapted from Raymond Depardon, an editing mostly inspired by the documentary, but mixed, muddled up, fused together into the “great text”, from Shakespeare to Chekhov, Racine, Kafka, Lewis Carroll, Gogol and others. The idea is not so much of a patchwork but of an assembling, so subtle that the various origins would be impossible to distinguish, even if we could stealthily certain accents.

There will be text, but the “lunatic” (that we are) has a body, its arrhythmias, its losses of balance, and they will be subject of a very present physical work. There will be choreographed duets and trios. I also draw my inspiration from the work of the visual artist Liu Bolin, whose chameleon body vanishes on the walls, in the nature, on the shelves of the supermarket.

The actors are very young and they bear inside themselves this near regret at leaving childhood where insanities are linked to the young age. They learn to work like reasonable adults, still stammering and babbling with the energy of immortality.
Les Baladins du Miroir


From the Press
Director of plays by Topor or Feydeau, Breitman has a very fine sense of burlesque, of its specific play on proportions, of rhythm and acting precision requested. She has wonderfully chosen and directed her four young actors, Antonin Chalon, Camille Constantin, Rémi Laquittant and Marie Petiot. Always they strike exactly the right note of this ethereal hyperrealism, of this humanism without great organ, that confer all great value on this show destined for a rich tour, during the season 2018/2019.
Le Monde – Fabienne Darge

Les Baladins du Miroir’s talent consists of making a comedy with a pretty rare charm, between strange encounters, characters drawn on the fantastic side of Lewis Carroll and everyday situations where the least detail becomes something considerable at stake.
Télérama
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"The Naked King"
Direction adaptation and text : Les Baladins du Miroir
Assistant director : Pénélope Biessy
Choreography : Gladys Gambie
Clown : Fred Blin
Sound creation : Gregoire Leymarie

Set and stage design : Audrey Vuong and Les Baladins du Miroir
Lights : Anaïs De Freitas and Les Baladins du Miroir
Costumes : Cedri Tirado and Les Baladins du Miroir
Sound realisation : Tiphanie Bernet

Actors : Antonin Chalon, Camille Constantin, Rémi Laquittant, Marie Petiot



Production / Co-production

Producer : Le Liberté, SN of Toulon
Co-producer : Anthéa Antipolis Théâtre d’Antibes
Supporting La Chartreuse de Villeneuve-CNES, the Théâtre de Chatillon and of the Théâtre des Franciscains of Beziers.
Distribution: Les 2 Bureaux/ Le K Samka



Les Baladins du Miroir - The Naked King

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Tour dates

From 1st to 4 May 2019 - 20h00, 5 May 2019 - 16h00
7 & 8 May 2019 - 20h00 - Esplanade de la Citadelle - Namur (Belgium)
From 6 to 21 July 2019 - 17h00 (Except Mondays)
Îlot chapiteaux - Île de la Barthelasse - Avignon (France-84)

Creation 2019

"Desire, Earth & Blood"
Les Baladins du Miroir - Desire, Earth & Blood - Creation
CREATION 2019
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The artists I support

Link to Bruno Abraham-Kremer
Bruno Abraham-Kremer
Théâtre de l'Invisible
Link to Les Baladins du Miroir
Les Baladins du Miroir
Link to Didier Bezace
Didier Bezace
L'Entêtement Amoureux
Link to Romane Bohringer / Lisa Schuster
Romane Bohringer
Link to Zabou Breitman
Zabou Breitman
Cie Cabotine
Link to Jean-Quentin Châtelain
Jean-Quentin Châtelain
Link to Franck Lepage
Franck Lepage
Link to Pierre Pradinas
Pierre Pradinas
Le Chapeau Rouge
Link to Ilka Schönbein
Ilka Schönbein
Theater Meschugge
Link to Patrick Sims
Patrick Sims
Les Antliaclastes
Link to Ulysse's Companions
Ulysse's Companions


Contact

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