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L'Élégance et la Beauté

  • Duration: 50 min
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Jackie Star

A slightly delirious female clown gives a conference on elegance and beauty that turns sour.

After an airline crash, Jackie Star, a former air force hostess, becomes a conference speaker. An orator after the fashion of Mme de Fontenay, wearing a pink pillbox hat, dressed in a suit and with a stiff posture, thus presents a pseudo-conference on elegance and beauty, the two keywords for young women in the 21st century.


Emulating the Baroness Rothschild, bilingual in her manners and education, the professional very quickly finds herself out of her depth! The varnish of good manners cracks and the elegant lady is transformed into a sharp-tongued, temperamental shrew.


She switches from laughter to madness and her double. A perfect hostess, a fallen tragedian, a dishevelled prima donna, she fears nothing.

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Design: Charlotte Saliou
Direction/Choreography: Charlotte Saliou
Assistant writer: Mickaël Egard
Scenography: Charlotte Saliou, Mickaël Egard
Music/Sound: Tenderly by Lionel Hampton & Oscar Peterson, Rock it by Futur Shock, La fille du régiment by Donizetti
Soundtrack: Stéphane Sanchez, with the voice of Ricardo Lo Giudice
Lighting: Vincent Toppino
Hats designed by: Sybile De Buor
Costumes: Jimmy
Actors: Charlotte Saliou with the kind cooperation of Delphine Saliou
Production: Les Mendigots Hilares
With the support of: Théâtre Le Samovar

More informations

  • Place of capture : Cours du Centre Culturel de la Visitation
  • Collection : Mimos 2007

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