La Minute du spectateur (2022) : Machine de Cirque
The Spectator's Moment
The Spectator's Moment or how to discover an artist, a piece of work or a company in just two minutes. It is a collection of programmes produced by the Maison de la Danse in Lyon and presented by Dominique Hervieu. Each episode is devoted to an artist or a company that is programmed at the Maison de la Danse and offers the public keys or artistic benchmarks for better understanding and appreciating the choreographic art.
© Maison de la Danse de Lyon
Born in 1977, Fabien Plasson is a video director specialized in the field of performing arts (dance , music, etc).
During his studies at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Lyon (joined in 1995) Fabien discovered video art. He was trained by various video artists (Joel Bartoloméo Pascal Nottoli , Eric Duyckaerts , etc).
He first experimented with the creation of installations and cinematic objects.
From 2001 to 2011, he was in charge of Ginger & Fred video Bar’s programming at La Maison de la Danse in Lyon. He discovered the choreographic field and the importance of this medium in the dissemination, mediation and pedagogical approach to dance alongside Charles Picq, who was a brilliant video director and the director of the video department at that time.
Today, Fabien Plasson is the video director at La Maison de la Danse and in charge of the video section of Numeridanse.tv, an online international video library, and continues his creative activities, making videos of concerts, performances and also creating video sets for live performances.
Sources: Maison de la Danse ; Fabien Plasson website
More information: fabione.fr
Machine de Cirque
Machine de Cirque est une compagnie de cirque de Québec qui propose une haute dose de prouesses vertigineuses, d’émotions fortes, de poésie, d’intelligence et d’humour par la production de spectacles de cirque innovants et originaux. Ses créations ingénieuses et profondément humaines sont toujours portées par une vision rassembleuse. Les propositions de Machine de Cirque touchent et émeuvent par une approche unique de l’art circassien.
Source : Machine de Cirque
En savoir plus : machinedecirque.com
Yield Variations on dissuasive urban furniture
Amala Dianor: dance to let people see
The national choreographic centres
[1970-2018] Neoclassical developments: They spread worldwide, as well as having multiple repertoires and dialogues with contemporary dance.
On 24th May 1959, Tatsumi Hijikata portrayed the character of the "Man" in the first presentation of a play called Kinjiki (Forbidden Colours).
The Ankoku Butoh was born,
Dance in Quebec: Untamed Bodies
First part of the Parcours about dance in Quebec, these extracts present how bodies are being used in a very physical way.
Dance and percussion
Découvrez de quelles manières ont collaboré chorégraphes et éléments percussifs.
Carolyn Carlson, a woman of many faces
Hip hop enters the French arts scenes
A Rite of Passage
Why do I dance ?
Contemporary Italian Dance : the 2000s
Panorama of contemporary dance practices in Italy during the 2000s.
Discover how the notion of ritual makes sense in various dances through these extracts.
Reinterpreting works: Swan Lake, Giselle
Some great shows are revisited through the centuries. Here are two examples of pieces reinterpreted by different choreographers.
The committed artist
In all the arts and here especially in dance, the artist sometimes creates to defend a cause, to denounce a fact, to disturb, to shock. Here is a panorama of some "committed" choreographic creations.
Genres and styles
Dance is a rather vast term, which covers a myriad of specificities. These depend on the culture of a country, on a period, on a place. This Journey proposes a visit through dance genres and styles.
This Parcours questions the idea that contemporary dance has multiples techniques. Different shows car reveal or give an idea about the different modes of contemporary dancer’s formations.