Skip to main content
Back to search
  • Add to playlist

Têtes de Sardines

Numeridanse.tv 2008

Choreographer(s) : Plassard, Denis (France)

Present in collection(s): Numeridanse.tv

Video producer : Cie Propos

en fr

Têtes de Sardines

Numeridanse.tv 2008

Choreographer(s) : Plassard, Denis (France)

Present in collection(s): Numeridanse.tv

Video producer : Cie Propos

en fr

Tête de sardine

Artistic direction Denis Plassard

Silent movie for children in 16 episodes.
The choreographed adventures of 4 fearless head with no body in 16 - 3 minute episodes in static shot with no special effects accompanied by an accordion.
The characters of these adventures are heads ! The rest of their bodies does not exist anymore. Just like little creatures, they move more or less easily in a small space, the size of the screen. A sort of aquarium from which they can't escape. With their sturdy characters, these sardines, as mute as fishes, observe each other attentively. Their expressions, winks, looks or winces are the vocabulary of their discussions.

Source : Cie Propos

Credit

Conception, scénario, mise en scène et chorégraphie Denis Plassard
Les sardines Pauline Laidet (Claudine), Géraldine Mainguet (Jeannine), Anne-Sophie Fayolle (Joséphine), Corinne Pontana (Micheline), Denis Plassard ( Les mains et La Tête avec oreilles)

Création musicale Norbert Pignol (Accordéon solo)
Images Pascal Nottoli Cadreurs Eric Chevillard, Pascal Nottoli Assistant caméraman Xavier Gresse
Lumières Nicolas Boudier Conception costumes invisibles Béatrice Vermande Conception et réalisation cagoules invisibles Armelle Ewande Réalisation costumes Alexandra Berthet, Béatrice Vermande Habilleuse et accessoiriste Alexandra Berthet Maquillages Christelle Paillard, Mireille Sourbier
Répétiteur Xavier Gresse Stagiaire Giulia Arcuda Construction Nicolas Boudier, Damien Ghenassia Régie générale Nicolas Boudier, Damien Ghenassia, Bruno Izard Générique Pascal Nottoli Mastering Son Pascal Cacouault
Durée du film 50 min. environ (16 épisodes de 3 min)

Updating : July 2013

Plassard, Denis

Denis Plassard started to dance on a misunderstanding : wrapped up in crepe paper for the "End of the Year Show" in primary school, he was convinced that the steps meant something and that putting them together was just like writing sentences to tell a story... Since then, a question (a bit odd for a dancer/choreographer) haunts him: what does the movement mean? What do we say when we move?

He then decided to study dance and entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Lyon. After he graduated, he danced for 2 seasons with Josette Baïz's company in Aix-en-Provence.

In 1991, at the age of 23, he set up his own company named after his first solo, “Propos”, which was created the year before. Very early in his choreographic career, he tried to create dynamic links between speech and movement and his work focused on the connection between "Dance and Text". His choreographic writing is precise, sharp and very theatrical, and his style is quirky and full of humour and derision. Prolific choreographer and eager dancer, he enjoys being confronted with new universes and is continually looking for artistic meetings and crossroads between different aesthetics.

From Kafka to Mermet, from Bizet to Labiche, from the stage to the circus ring, he keeps having new ideas that mix hip-hop, circus, music, theatre and dance.


Source : The company Propos 's website


More information : compagnie-propos.com

Our videos suggestions
02:58

Deux-mille-dix-sept

Marin, Maguy (France)

  • Add to playlist
03:01

Hard to Be Soft

Doherty, Oona (France)

  • Add to playlist
01:39

Mirages — Boreal souls

Ben Aïm, Christian & François (France)

  • Add to playlist
03:42

Seeds (retour à la terre)

Carlson, Carolyn (France)

  • Add to playlist
02:59

Eins Zwei Drei

Zimmermann, Martin (France)

  • Add to playlist
03:51

Steppe

Carlson, Carolyn (France)

  • Add to playlist
03:55

Out of focus

Carlson, Carolyn (France)

  • Add to playlist
04:28

Park de 1998 à aujourd'hui [extrait 1]

Triozzi, Claudia (France)

  • Add to playlist
05:08

Looking for an ideal

Gallois, Jann (France)

  • Add to playlist
03:24

Girls and Boys

Assaf, Roy (Switzerland)

  • Add to playlist
41:18

Henriette & Matisse

Kelemenis, Michel (France)

  • Add to playlist
25:24

Les Formes à croquer

Kelemenis, Michel (France)

  • Add to playlist
03:00

Moeder

Carrizo, Gabriela (France)

  • Add to playlist
02:55

Whack!!

Chen, Ashley (France)

  • Add to playlist
13:58

May B [remontage 2017]

Marin, Maguy (France)

  • Add to playlist
10:18

May B (remontage 2016)

Marin, Maguy (France)

  • Add to playlist
11:59

Gueule de loup [remontage 2016]

Bastin, Christine (France)

  • Add to playlist
02:59

Jessica and me

Morganti, Cristiana (France)

  • Add to playlist
02:56

Nicht Schlafen

Platel, Alain (France)

  • Add to playlist
03:01

Tutu

Lafeuille, Philippe (France)

  • Add to playlist
Our themas suggestions

The “Nouvelle Danse Française” of the 1980s

Parcours

Francis de Coninck

The “Nouvelle Danse Française” of the 1980s

Parcours

In France, at the beginning of the 1980s, a generation of young people took possession of the dancing body to sketch out  their unique take on the world. 

Discover
Know more

Body and conflicts

Parcours

Olivier Lefebvre

Body and conflicts

Parcours

A look on the bonds which appear to emerge between the dancing body and the world considered as a living organism.

Discover
Know more

Why do I dance ?

Webdoc

Julie Charrier

Why do I dance ?

Webdoc

Social dances, anti-establishment, protest dances, rhythms or identities, rituals or pleasures... There are a myriad of reasons for dancing and a myriad of points of view. A webdoc to discover, enhanced with extracts from performances and accounts from amateurs... all the right reasons for dancing!
Discover
Know more

Genesis of work

Parcours

Centre national de la danse

Genesis of work

Parcours

A dance show is created in multiples steps between the enunciation of an initial desire which launch the project and the first representation. This parcours presents diff

Discover
Know more

Artistic Collaborations

Parcours

Centre national de la Danse

Artistic Collaborations

Parcours

Panorama of different artistic collaborations, from « couples » of choreographers to creations involving musicians or plasticians

Discover
Know more

Meeting with literature

Parcours

Centre national de la danse

Meeting with literature

Parcours

Collaboration between a choreographer and a writer can lead to the emergence of a large number of combinations. If sometimes the choreographer creates his dance around the work of an author, the writer can also choose dance as the subject of his text.

Discover
Know more

Dance and performance

Parcours

Marie-Thérèse Champesme

Dance and performance

Parcours

 Here is a sample of extracts illustrating burlesque figures in Performances.

Discover
Know more

Do you mean Folklores?

Parcours

Sarah Nouveau

Do you mean Folklores?

Parcours

Presentation of how choreographers are revisiting Folklore in contemporary creations.

Discover
Know more

Contemporary Italian Dance : the 2000s

Parcours

Ada d’Adamo

Contemporary Italian Dance : the 2000s

Parcours

Panorama of contemporary dance practices in Italy during the 2000s.

Discover
Know more

Scenic space

Parcours

Anne Décoret-Ahiha

Scenic space

Parcours

A dance performance takes place in a defined spatial area ... or not. This course helps to understand the occupation of the stage space in dance.

Discover
Know more

La Biennale de la danse

Exposition virtuelle

Biennale de la danse

La Biennale de la danse

Exposition virtuelle

La Biennale de la danse est un événement lyonnais que la ville traverse toutes les années paires. Voici l’histoire de cette aventure et un historique de toutes ses éditions.

Discover
Know more

La Maison de la Danse de Lyon

Exposition virtuelle

Maison de la Danse de Lyon

La Maison de la Danse de Lyon

Exposition virtuelle

Créée à Lyon en 1980, la Maison de la Danse fut le premier théâtre en Europe dédié exclusivement la danse. Avec plus de 150 000 spectateurs par saison et près de 200 levers de rideaux, la Maison de la Danse rassemble aujourd’hui un large public de spectacles très fédérateurs mais aussi d’œuvres innovantes et de recherche. Théâtre de diffusion mais aussi pôle européen de création et d’innovations numériques, la Maison de la Danse vous ouvre ses portes et vous dévoile ses projets.

Discover
Know more

Dancing bodies

Parcours

Centre national de la danse

Dancing bodies

Parcours

Focus on the variety of bodies offered by contemporary dance and how to show these bodies: from complete nudity to the body completely hidden or covered.

Discover
Know more

Dance and percussion

Parcours

Camille Rocailleux

Dance and percussion

Parcours

Découvrez de quelles manières ont collaboré chorégraphes et éléments percussifs.

Discover
Know more

Strange works

Parcours

Centre national de la danse

Strange works

Parcours

 Unconventional contemporary dance shows which reinvent the rapport to the stage.  

Discover
Know more

The contemporary Belgian dance

Parcours

Philippe Guisgand

The contemporary Belgian dance

Parcours

This Parcours presents different Belgian choreographers who have marked history and participated in the creation of a "Belgian" style.

Discover
Know more

The committed artist

Parcours

Anne Décoret-Ahiha

The committed artist

Parcours

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.

Discover
Know more

Hand dances

Parcours

Julie Charrier

Hand dances

Parcours

This parcours presents different video extracts in which hands are the center of the mouvement.

Discover
Know more

Dance at the crossroad of the arts

Parcours

Anne Décoret-Ahiha

Dance at the crossroad of the arts

Parcours

Some shows are the meeting place of different trades. Here is a preview of some shows where the arts intersect on the stage of a choreographic piece.

Discover
Know more

Pantomimes

Parcours

Sarah Nouveau

Pantomimes

Parcours

Presentation of Pantomimes in the different types of dance.

Discover
Know more
By accessing the website, you acknowledge and accept the use of cookies to assist you in your browsing.
You can block these cookies by modifying the security parameters of your browser or by clicking onthis link.
I accept Learn more