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The parliament of the invisibles

french version The Parliament of the invisibles Conception, artistic direction Anne Collod Choreography Anne Collod in association with the performers ; from Sigurd Leeder Performance Jonas Chéreau, Germana Civera, Marta Izquierdo-Munoz, Laurent Pichaud, Betty Tchomonga Artistic collaboration Johann Maheut, Cécile Proust Music Pierre-Yves Macé Lighting design Henri Emmanuel Doublier Costume design La Bourette Stage design Johann Maheut Images Jacques Hœpffner Production, programming and administration Grand Ensemble  Production Association … & alters in coproduction with : La Briqueterie Centre de Développement Chorégraphique du Val de Marne, Fontenay en scènes, Théâtre Jean Vilar de Vitry sur Seine, le Parc de La Villette dans le cadre des Résidences d’artistes, le Vivat Scène conventionnée danse et théâtre d’Armentières, le Centre National de la Danse de Pantin, l’Arsenal de Metz, le Centre Chorégraphique National de Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon, le Centre Chorégraphique National du Havre Haute-Nor- mandie, le Centre Chorégraphique National de Belfort Franche-Comté. With the support of le Théâtre de Vanves, Pact-Zollverein/Essen. Thanks to Centre de Développement Chorégraphique Toulouse/Midi-Pyrénée, Théâtre Garonne, Théâtre de Gennevilliers. With the aid for the production of ARCADI Ile de …

Anne Collod (English)

              french version Initially graduated in biology and environmental science, Anne Collod is a French contemporary dancer and choreographer. She performed with different French choreographers (Philippe Découflé, Stéphanie Aubin, Fabrice Ramalingom, etc.) and co-founded the Quatuor Albrecht Knust (1993-2001), a collective of dancers dedicated to the re-enactment of early 20th-century choreographic works and focused on performance presentation, pedagogy and research. She namely reenacted in this frame Nijinski’s legendary piece The Afternoon of a Faun. In 2001, while continuing to participate as a performer or a collaborator in various dance projects, she began research exploring the notion of « being together » in dance, which led her to meet in 2003 in San-Francisco the American choreographer, pioneer of post-modern dance Anna Halprin, with whom she has worked episodically since. She presented in 2008 the reinterpretation of one of Halprin’s masterpieces, Parades & Changes (1965). This work, parades & changes, replays, followed by a new version, parades & changes, replay in expansion (2010), has toured intensively since 2008 in France and abroad (USA, …

Blank placard dance, replay

Anna Halprin’s Blank Placard Dance (1967) recreation © Hervé Véronèse french version BLANK PLACARD DANCE, REPLAY At the invitation of the Pompidou Center, Anne Collod reenacts the Blank Placard Dance (1967) of the American choreographer Anna Halprin with some thirty amateur dancers.In what way does this performance concern us today? What are its current potentialities? The original Blank Placard Dance was performed in 1967 in San Francisco in reaction  to the Vietnam War and in response to social unrest in the USA. It is a silent walk performed by some twenty dancers (at that time those of the San Francisco Dancers Workshop, the group Anna Halprin founded) carrying blank placards and silently marching down the busy streets of the city. When people asked “What are you protesting », the marchers answered “What do YOU want to protest”? and collected their answers. Various musicians marched also along side. This performance is emblematic of the cycle of works Anna Halprin developed from 1965. She explores the political dimension of performance and its inscription on urban space, at the crossroads …