Orpheus manipulations

visual and musical play without speech

From the age of 12

Duration: 30 min

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  • “Eurydice, the new spouse, perished as she was injured at the heel, by the tooth of a snake. When Orpheus had grieved for her enough, at the surface of the earth, he dared to descend through the gates of Hell to the kingdom of shadows…”

    A musician and a pupeteer dive into the myth. They relate this moment, where everything topples over, where light comedy becomes dramatic and then tragic. The first person manoeuvres the sound machines while the second manipulates the lamps, objects and puppets. Orpheus Manipulations, is an underworld crossing, a roller coaster of astonishing sounds. The shadow theatre, the video, the music and the puppet attract Orpheus’ attention, and relate love and the Absolute.

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    Conception, Acting and Manipulation : Eric Domenicone | Sound Manipulation: Antoine Arlot | Stage manager: Chris Caridi | Puppets - Advice: Yseult Welschinger | Complicity : Daniel Trento et Marc Ferrante | Construction: Olivier Benoît | Video: Marine Drouard | Production manager: Nona Holtzer | Tour director: Babette Gatt

    Production: The SoupeCie