Alain Jocard AFP
26 - 27 Nov 2015
12 - 12am
Jeudi 26 novembre à 20h30
Vendredi 27 novembre à 20h30
Théâtre National de Nice
Promenade des Arts
Nice, Nice , 06300
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The Climate Change Conference 2015 is brought to life on stage in an unprecedented study of humanity and climate change.
written & directed by David Lescot
choreography by DeLaVallet Bidiefono
Play with Steve Arguëlles, Anne Benoit, Éric Caruso, DeLaVallet Bidiefono, Benoît Delbecq, Marie Dompnier, Camille Roy, Théo Touvet [distribution in progress] . circus technique, scientific guidance Théo Touvet . music Benoît Delbecq. stage design Alwyne de Dardel
For the Paris Climate Change Conference 2015, the editor-in-chief of a leading newspaper commissions a journalist to write an article on climate change. Struggling with a recent romantic break-up, the writer embarks on a veritable investigation. David Lescot's play is structured as a documentary, the denouement of which is reliant on the outcome of the COP21. Will all of the States succeed in taking action for the first time?A talented circus performer and trombonist, Théo Touvet provides the focal point for this original work. Before taking to the stage, this young technical student was busy studying climate change for NASA.
David Lescot builds up the layers of his play by fusing his story with elements from Shakespeare's A Winter's Tale, with the emphasisplaced on climate change's influence on our points of interest. His “modern-day baroque 23 theatre" recreates natural phenomena using rain, wind and snow machines, altersterrestrial revolution, changes the composition of the atmosphere, and even repaints a mountain...