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Emerging collectives or confirmed companies, go meet the actors of the international scene of Arts du Mime et du Geste.

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  • Europe
    Plefsis is a physical theatre company from Greece.
  • Switzerland
    Spettatori is an international theatre collective based in Switzerland, united by a shared experience and adventurous spirit, committed to a vision of theatre which is international in scope and unlimited in its artistic possibilities.
  • Europe
    Teatr Formy is the brainchild of Jozef Markocky and his troupe of professional actors, committed to perpetuating the pantomime tradition initiated by Henryk Tomaszewski.
  • Europe
    In Old Ukrainian, “Dakha” and “Brakha” mean “give” and “take”. And that’s exactly what Vlad Troïtsky and his troupe of dancers, musicians and actors do: they take, and then they give it back one hundredfold.
  • France
    Compagnie Lucamoros is named after its founder and shares his love of imagery, his fascination with shadows and their fantastical, evocative power.
  • Netherlands
    Dudapaiva Company is a multi-disciplinary Dutch company whose work encompasses contemporary dance, puppetry, music and multimedia performance.
  • France
    While wending its way down existing paths, Compagnie Marie Lenfant is constantly on the lookout for new ways of bridging gaps, seeking out new structures capable of connecting spaces, teams and audiences, promulgating the work of the company and fellow creators all over the world.
  • France
    In 1986, Barthélemy founded the company Kumulus… Devoted to exploring life’s harsh realities, with an unflinching sensitivity.
  • France
    Leela Alaniz, mime artist, and Won Kim, artist and former pupil of Thomas Leabhart, are the driving forces behind Compagnie Pas de Dieux.
  • France
    Système Castafiore is jointly led by Marcia Barcellos and Karl Biscuit. Students of Alwin Nikolaïs, with links to cult Californian band Tuxedomoon, they were part of the Young French Dance movement under the aegis of the Lolita collective.
  • France
    Cécile Roussat and Julien Lubek met while studying under Marcel Marceau. After graduating from the École internationale de Mimodrame in Paris, they went on to study theatre, clowning, acrobatics, puppetry and illusionism.
  • France
    Compagnie La Nuit Venue was founded by a group of actors who first met at the Conservatoire National de Région de Bordeaux.
  • Germany
    Y2D
    Tobias Wegner’s show Léo was produced by Circle of Eleven.
  • France
    Company founders Michel Broquin and Odile Brisset define themselves as artisans of the imagination, taking dreams, laughter and tears as their raw materials. Artisans of artifice, since their work makes full use of the possibilities offered by the fundamental artificiality of theatre.
  • France
    Paul les Oiseaux is a company driven by an intense, poetic vision of choreography, in thrall to the elegance and sensitivity of movement, adept at the art of subtly hinting at things rather than facing them head on.
  • France
    La Tête de Pioche is a team of artists and craftspeople committed to experimenting and developing new concepts of dramatic presentation, melding different artistic disciplines, aesthetic ideas and stage techniques.
  • France
    Pipototal is a unique blend of acrobatic poetry and wilfully naïve mechanical allegories… The company was founded by Philippe Geffroy, a multi-disciplinary performing artist and creator of innovative stage sets.
  • France
    Compagnie Sacékripa is the brainchild of five friends who first met in 2001 at the Lido, the professional training institute at Toulouse’s Centre for Circus Arts. Two years later they decided to form their own street performance company.
  • Great britain
    Founded in 1992 by internationally-renowned juggler Sean Gandini and fellow artist Kati Ylä-Hokkala, Gandini Juggling has been a fixture in the avant-garde of contemporary circus ever since.
  • France
    Le Théâtre du Mouvement is jointly helmed by Claire Heggen and Yves Marc, both of whom studied mime with Étienne Decroux, as well as pursuing advanced studies in corporeal aesthetics and the techniques of physical performance. Their work is inspired by the theatricality of movement and the art of gesture.
  • Finland - New Zealand
    Kallo Collective is a physical theatre and contemporary circus company dedicated to non-textual performance, founded by Gemma Tweedie and Thomas Monckton, both graduates of Jacques Lecoq’s school of physical theatre with a background in circus.
  • France
    Compagnie Libertivore’s work is a thoroughly physical blend of circus and dance, enriched by the influence of organic materials and inspired by the essential spirit of nature.
  • France
    With or without words, Fiat Lux conjures up a unique burlesque universe which has earned the company international acclaim.
  • Compagnia Baccalà is the fruit of the ongoing collaboration between Camilla Pessi and Simone Fassari, alumni of Switzerland’s Teatro Dimitri School and both experts in other performance techniques. Together, they explore the theatrical and physical possibilities of the clown tradition.
  • United States - Germany
    Ricochet draws from rigorous backgrounds in classical and contemporary dance, aerial acrobatics, somatic practices, and improvisation to explore the internal landscapes of the human experience.
  • France
    Le Mouton Carré is a theatre company for young audiences. Together, puppet artist Bénédicte Gougeon and musician Romain Baranger present performances designed to motivate children to ask questions, providing an educational introduction to the theatrical arts.
  • Cambodia
    Phare Ponleu Selpak is a Cambodian NGO and circus school for children and teenagers. The company’s creations combine elements of various disciplines: circus, choreography, burlesque and live music mixing international influences and traditional Khmer styles.
  • Great britain
    Vamos Theatre is a full mask theatre company combining striking visual design with original soundtracks. The company’s humorous, human and often daring creations are inspired by tales from real life, backed up by extensive research.
  • Spain
    Maduixa is a company whose work combines elements of theatre, dance, visual art, and new technologies. This cross-disciplinary approach is inspired by a desire to find new forms of expression in choreography and visual communication.
  • France
    Raz’Bitumes is a company tackling big subjects with a sense of poetry and humour, casting a wry eye on modern society. Compagnie Raz’Bitumes is committed to the tradition of street art as art for everyone, putting on performances in public spaces.
  • France
    Writer-creators Doriane Moretus and Patrick Dordoigne first joined forces between 2010 and 2014 to create “Echappées Belles”, a performance dealing with the experience of ageing. They now return with “Immortels”, a pair of shows on the theme of youth.
  • France
    Atelier 3+1 was founded by choreographer, dancer and photographer Josef Nadj, with a view to putting the visual arts back at the heart of stage performance and physical expression. Joëlle Léandre is a French composer, vocalist, and double bass player.
  • France
    Compagnie De Fakto, founded by Aurélien Kairo, is dedicated to nurturing and promoting performance pieces inspired by hip-hop culture. Aurélien Kairo’s work is all about exploring untested avenues, while remaining faithful to his strong, audacious artistic vision.
  • France
    Virginie Fremaux and Johanne Humblet met at Académie Fratellini. Their mutual admiration and obvious compatibility encouraged them to unite their artistic destinies, founding “Les Filles du Renard Pâle”.
  • France
    Mixing the sacred and the modern, this collective combines kinetic and cinematic inspirations to explore the possibilities of physical performance, gestural innovation and emotional resonance.
  • France
    Cie Étoile de Mer was founded by Jenny Gallego, dancer, teacher and masseuse, and Nomad-Philippe Bost, dancer, circus performer, teacher, musician and singer. They have since toured France and Europe with their shows blending dance, circus and nature, all infused with their unique sense of humanity.
  • France
    Mastoc Production is a multi-disciplinary theatre company drawing inspiration from Pina Bausch, Pippo del Bono and the traditions of theatrical dance more broadly, as well as the visual arts, lights, design and urban cultures.
  • France
    Cirque Rouages is a product of the open road, of shared adventures and collective passions, of incredible stories and creativity, surprising the audience and surprising themselves!
  • Spain
    Since 2005, La Cia Moveo has been creating shows for inside and outdoor venues that reveal the narrative possibilities of the body and the expressive richness of movement.
  • France
    A product of the Mime and Theatre of Movement course at the École Supérieure d’Art Dramatique de Paris (ESAD), this collective offers a theatrical vision combining a broad variety of artistic disciplines: dance, acrobatics, music and singing, always with an emphasis on the body as primary means of expression.
  • France
    Compagnie Zaï is a multi-disciplinary performing arts company dedicated to creating original shows for young people and the general public, as well as passing on their love of performance to children and people from disadvantaged areas.
  • France
    Based in Besançon, in the Doubs region, Compagnie Bilbobasso was founded in 2006 by Hervé Perrin and Delphine Dartus.
  • France
    Les Accordéeuses are a young visual theatre troupe, devoted to the creation of original performance pieces. These shows combine striking visuals with gestural exploration, often combining multiple, overlapping dramatic styles.
  • France
    Boustrophedon literally means “the ox path”: a gentle rhythm, a steady pace, plenty of time to contemplate the scenery… Most of the company’s members are graduates of the Lido, Toulouse’s Centre for Circus Arts.
  • France
    L'Envers du Monde is a peculiar contraption dedicated to the art of performance, an aesthetic universe where reverie holds sway…
  • Great britain
    Theatre Re was founded with the aim of creating direct, dynamic performances which inspire, challenge and move audiences.
  • France
    Compagnie Au Fil du Vent was formed when tightrope-dancer Johanna Gallard crossed paths with Adèll Nodé-Langlois, a clown trained in both dance and trapeze. Together they produce shows combining tightrope dancing and clowning.
  • France
    YMA
    Chloé Hernandez and Orin Camus draw inspiration from the raw energy of hip-hop and the minimalism of contemporary dance. Their physical expressivity feeds off the natural rhythms of emotions, while exploring the distinctive movements that reflect the personality of each performer.
  • France
    Compagnie Pyramid is part of the dynamic new wave of urban culture sweeping the town of Rochefort. The company’s close involvement with the local community has helped it to grow, now occupying a unique position in the region.
  • France
    Promoting mime and the theatre of movement through creativity, touring shows and education through corporeal performance: these are the founding goals of the Éléphants Roses.
  • France
    Platform 88 is a contemporary mime company sparked by the timely meeting of Brazilian actor, mime, dancer and director Janaina Tupan and French actor, mime, director and scientist Sébastien Loesener.
  • Europe - France
    Sara Mangano and Pierre-Yves Massip met at the École Marcel Marceau, and have spent the ensuing years exploring the vast landscapes of their imaginations together.
  • France
    Straddling the boundary between mime and theatre, Compagnie Hippocampe raises the tantalising possibility of exploring the human condition through the uncharted waters of physical memory.
  • France
    When they crossed paths at the National Centre for Circus Arts in Châlons-en-Champagne, Marlène Rubinelli-Giordano, Chloé Duvauchel, Gaëtan Levêque, Marc Pareti and Mathieu Prawerman realised they were all driven by the same passion: the power of movement, channelled into circus performance and dance.
  • Belgium
    Mossoux Bonté is the coming together of a dancer-choreographer and playwright-director.
  • France
    In a state of constant engagement with the audience, the company is entirely dedicated to choreographic research, creation and education.
  • France
    This artistic collective, centred around Anne Barbot and Alexandre Delawarde, is dedicated to making classic works of literature the stuff of popular theatre, constantly questioning and challenging the boundaries between performer and spectator.
  • France
    Macadâmes is a company committed to exploring the conceptual possibilities of shows/performances in specific urban spaces.
  • France
    In 2010 Adrien Mondot, a multi-disciplinary artist, progammer and juggler, met Claire Bardainne, visual artist, graphic designer and stage designer.
  • France
    The company is the brainchild of two acrobats: French catcher Alexandre Fray and Québécois flyer Frédéric Arsenault. Their creations explore the aesthetic and physical possibilities of the flying trapeze.
  • France
    Compagnie Haut les Mains was founded in Lyon by Franck Stalder.
  • Italy
    Teatro Necessario is an association of artists from various backgrounds, including theatre, circus and music, all working together to sculpt and present a diverse array of shows.
  • France
    Elsa Guérin and Martin Palisse work together to present a unique vision of juggling and its possibilities, creating artistic artefacts which explore the theatrical and choreographic potential of the discipline, pushing at the boundaries of circus narrative and staging.
  • France
    Tango Sumo is the brainchild of Olivier Germser. Military dances, surprising staging, choreography inspired by theatre, circus and music all form part of the company’s unique repertoire. Tango Sumo’s strength lies in the quality of its performers, originally an all-male troupe until 2006.
  • France
    Lise Pauton founded RaieManta Compagnie in 2010 to further develop her unique vision of contortionism, combining elements of circus art, dance and theatre of movement.
  • France
    Founded in 2009 by six actors from very different backgrounds, Compagnie Troisième Génération is part of the third generation (hence the name) of theatre companies whose approach to their art combines both visual and dramatic perspectives.
  • France
    Benjamin Lissardy, Maryka Lissardy-Hassi and Maureen Brown founded Compagnie Bivouac to share their multi-disciplinary, poetic vision of the world.
  • Belgium
    BabaFish was founded by filmmaker Jo Ackerman in partnership with three circus artists: Anke Bucher (Germany), Michela Henle (Switzerland) and Anna Nilson (Sweden). All three are graduates of the École Supérieure des Arts du Cirque de Bruxelles.
  • Belgium
    Pieter and Jakob Ampe grew up in Burundi, where Pieter took part in various theatre workshops and trained at the Academy of Experimental Dance, while also studying dramatic dance. Jakob, meanwhile, studied jazz singing and speech therapy.
  • France
    Le Collectif du Bonheur Intérieur Brut is a street theatre company founded by Isabelle RivolaL and Jack Souvant.
  • France
    Compagnie D.N.B is inspired by the primal urge to share joy through music, words and movement. It is a resolutely multi-disciplinary undertaking, hence the decision to set up home in Toulouse, a joyous melting pot of artistic disciplines.
  • France - Spain
    "After touring street performances throughout Europe, in 2004 he upped sticks to Poland to join the Klan Grus FireCircus, adapting to life in the big top and putting on shows and workshops primarily focusing on Polish villages with little access to culture. After a brief return to the Canaries, where he perfected his balloon sculpting technique, he

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