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  • Duration: 35 min
  • Switzerland
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Cie 7273

A woman and a man navigate the bumpy terrain of love and mime, theatre of movement and dance. Together they meld into one another, transform each other, question each other.

Romance-S is a duet touched by the grace of love. The couple at its centre gravitate around one another, before coming together to form a single loving body... So just why is Romance-S so moving? Because Laurence Yadi and Nicolas Cantillon have transformed their duet into a pool of sunlight where life is good... Because the evident pleasure they take in their union is contagious. Because every last movement is their own. Like the roots of a plant they stretch out, intertwine, and escape when the embrace becomes too stifling.
The duo of choreographers draw their poses, movements and figures from an idiosyncratic mythology, born of the union of love and dance. Perhaps the most touching thing about these lovers is their modesty: hands searching for each other for a few fleeting moments, soft breath blowing across the deserted stage, cloaking the writhing movements, the austere anthem to a wild parade…

Extract from an article by Alexandre Demidoff, published in Le Temps (Switzerland) in September 2009.


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Lights: Patrick Riou with Arnaud Lavisse
Stage manager: Ian Durrer
Costumes: Olga Kondrachina
Artistic collaboration: Graziella Jouan, Karelle Ménine
Performers: Laurence Yadi, Nicolas Cantillon
Production: Cie 7273 (Switzerland/France)
Co-production: La Bâtie, Festival de Genève
With support from: Ville de Genève; République et Canton de Genève; Pro Helvetia; Fondation Ernst Goehner; Loterie Romande; Cynthia et Patrick Odier; Schweizerische Interpretenstiftung
Studio space: Studios de l’ADC à Genève

More informations

  • Place of capture : Le Théâtre
  • Collection : Mimos 2011