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La Nature du Rire / Forward (A new start)

PETTIT_ROCHET “La Nature du Rire”
LA NATURE DU RIRE is a research project on the act of laughter. On stage, 5 performers will compose its great orchestra. Will you be able to recognize its echoes, its vibrant and polyphonic scores? Laughter as substance and movement will measure the contagiousness and the ambient generosity, will sculpt bodies and faces, will induce energies and flows, will leave in its passage sounds and traces. In this live laboratory with the spectators, the laughter will be a hypothesis subjected to infinity. A raw material, crossed by the bodies, between well-oiled mechanics and/or fine spontaneity.

Eduard Hue, Beaver Dam Company “Forward (A new start)”
The piece embodies the perpetual struggle of the being in search of evolution and change. Translated through the body, the emotions that overwhelm the performers are provoked by the obsessive desire to move forward. In an unstable and deconstructed atmosphere, the tug of war of the performer takes place. It is a relentlessness, for a simple step forward.

For both pieces:
With: Tamara Bermudez, Julian Gypens, Nadika Mohn, Daniel Tosseghini, Mauricio Zuniga
Lighting design: Arnaud Golay – Allez! GmbH
Soundtrack : Nicholas PETTIT
Costumes : Matière Première

Subsidies and support for the creation :
Canton of Vaud, City of Lausanne, Loterie Romande, Migros Vaud, Fondation Engelberts, Sophie und Karl Binding Stiftung, Fondation Corymbo, Fondation Fern Moffat – Société Académique Vaudoise, Embassy of France in Switzerland.

Photos by ©Jordi Teres

Ticket prices: Adults CHF 35.–, Students CHF 22.–, Children up to the age of 14 CHF 12.–

June 28 2022


Date: June 28, 2022
Time: 20:30


Teatro Grande

Caraa du Teatro Dimitri 1
Verscio, Ticino 6653 Switzerland


+41 91 252 14 00