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O MONTAGNE

I've always been interested in a form of primitivity.  Performance draws its origins from ancient Greek theatre.  With Ô MONTAGNE, I wanted to plunge into mythology, approaching a theatre where voice, song, dance, tragedy, and burlesque are not yet separated into disciplines or genres, but take part in a single celebration.
The voice emerged immediately as a territory for exploring movement, becoming the principal catalyst investing the body and producing action.  Vocalising the stories without saying them, allowing the motifs that they contain to circulate, to play freely with the figures, inventing a theatre without intrigue, a lyrical poetry, deliberately rudimentary and operatic.
LOÏC TOUZÉ, March 2013

CAST
based on a conception by Loïc Touzé
interpretation Loup Abramovici, Ondine Cloez, Audrey Gaisan Doncel, Rémy Héritier, Marlene Monteiro Freitas, Carole Perdereau
scenography Jocelyn Cottencin
light design Yannick Fouassier
sound design Éric Yvelin

DATES

Premiered November 10th to 14th 2009, 5 performances
Mettre en Scène Festival, Théâtre de l'Aire Libre/Saint-Jacques de la Lande FR
November 20th 2009, 1 performance
Mettre en Scène Festival, at the Théâtre Anne de Bretagne/Vannes FR
February 5th and 6th 2010, 2 performances
C'est de la danse contemporaine International Festival/Centre de développement chorégraphique Toulouse/Midi-Pyrénées FR
November 4th 2010, 1 performance
Théâtre Universitaire/Nantes
FR
November 30th 2010, 1 performance
Le Grand R/La Roche-sur-Yon FR
April 14th and 15th 2011, 2 performances
CCNFCB/Belfort FR
May 5th 2011, 1 performance
DSN/Dieppe FR
February 21st 2012, 1 performance
Festival Artdanthé / Théâtre de Vanves/Vanves FR
December 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th 2012, 5 performances
Festival Les Inaccoutumés / La Ménagerie de verre/Paris FR
January 25th 2014, 1 performance
Festival Vivat la danse ! Le Vivat / Armentières FR
January 27th, 2014, 1 performance
Festival Ardanthé, Théâtre de Vanves FR
September 11th, 12th 2015, 2 performances
Culturgest / Lisbonne PT

MENTIONS
Production association ORO
Coproduction Théâtre national de Bretagne, Rennes/Théâtre Anne de Bretagne, Vannes, Centre de développement chorégraphique Toulouse/Midi-Pyrénées, CNDC/Angers
With the support for diffusion of Arcadi

photo credits Martin Argyroglo