© Greg Ponthus
With Grains, a creation for six performers, Simon Feltz continues to explore the relationships between language and body. He focuses his work here on the progression of linguistic and bodily interaction in a very specific time interval: that of the carnal encounter. When physical contact increases between partners, linguistic communication decreases until it almost disappears in favor of a more instinctual mode of communication aimed at signifying pleasure. This permeability from one mode of communication to another constitutes the heart of this creation. As the performers’ bodies get closer, their vocal scores transform. Letting the Language fade to abandon itself to contact with the other, the bodies of the dancers are nothing more than a wave, that of words breaking on the reef of enjoyment.
Thursday October 19, 7 p.m.
— Admission free, reservation necessary
Choreography Simon Feltz in collaboration with the performers ∎ Performers Esteban Appesseche, Pauline Colemard, Adrien Martins, Camille Revol, Anthony Roques and Chloé Zamboni ∎ Dramaturgy support Elise Simonet ∎ Musical creation Arthur Vonfelt ∎ Voice coach Dalila Khatir ∎ Lighting design Thibaut Fack ∎ Sound engineer Romain Muller alternating with Eve-Anne Joalland ∎ Costumes Marion Moinet ∎ Production Elissa Kollyris ∎ Administration Rébiha Djafar
studied dance at the National Conservatory of Strasbourg then at the Jeune Ballet of the École Supérieure de Danse de Cannes Rosella Hightower. Following his participation in the Monaco Dance Forum in 2010, he joined the American company Alonzo King Lines Ballet. He subsequently joined the Lyon National Opera Ballet. Since his departure from the company at the end of 2015, Simon Feltz has played in productions by Roméo Castellucci, Rachid Ouramdane, the company Les Mille Plateaux Associés, Petter Jacobsson and Tom Caley, Thomas Hauert, Miguel Guiterrez and Maud le Pladec who hired him as assistant for her projects. Since 2016, Simon has initiated his own choreographic projects and co-wrote the duo Phase with Karline Marion. He created Entre Deux Rives in 2017 and Abyme in 2018. His latest creation, ECHO, was created at KLAP - Maison pour la danse Marseille in February 2022.
thursday 19 october 2023
Grains de Simon Feltz