Because make no mistake about it, it is not a question of satiating you but of stirring up your hunger and whetting your appetite…
🥂 Five days of celebration and shows where we will raise our glasses to friendship, the strength of the collective and the power of the imagination. 🍾
🌱 Five days of celebration and shows, to pay tribute to Christophe Evette, our artistic director who passed away in June 2021. 🍀
🐸 Five days of celebration and shows to celebrate his talent, his appetite for life and taste without moderation the fruits of creativity, audacity,
freedom and tenderness! 🐠
🎺 The event will end on Sunday October 16 with a huge digestive parade: inspired by the historical figure of Olympe de Gouges and the history of the district, around twenty giants will invade the streets with their banners for a giant and festive demonstration, with music and slogans. ✊🏽
▬▬▬▬ ON THE MENU ▬▬▬▬
🍗 WE ARE HUNGRY 🍗:
This entre-sort revisits fairy tales and childhood fears. The public, chosen with small onions, arrives like a hair in the soup at a banquet of giants of gargantuan dimensions.
🎭 THE “IN-GAME” CYCLE 🎭
IF YOU FALL:
Cardboard puppets and four actors tell the little-known story of the National Council of Resistance and its program. It debates, it dances, it laughs, it scores.
How and why the death penalty was abolished in France, by rag dolls with strikingly realistic faces and two actors.
THE YELLOW LINE :
On a round table, an actress and terracotta figurines remind us that social advances did not arrive in Santa’s hood, but were conquered with a hard fight.
🐪 🐫 HORIZONTALS 🐪 🐫:
Fifty sculptures to manipulate, to move, to tell the story of nomadic happiness and freedom, an invitation to a unique journey.
🎯 BONA KELE 🎯:
The peoples of Burkina Faso are revolting against colonization and the war of the peoples of Burkina Faso. Narrative with table carvings.
🐝 In the Square de la Roquette and its surroundings…
🍖 GIANT PUPPET APPETIZERS 🍖:
Giant puppets and other oversized ingredients are making their way to the square and the neighbourhood.
🐝 In the Olympe-de-Gouges room and on its square…
🔧 THE GIANTS WORKSHOP 🔧:
The inhabitants of the district and elsewhere are invited to participate in the preparations: creation of scenographic objects for the parade, rehearsals to participate in the show Les Horizontals, creation of a giant collage of Large Papers.
🎂 THE PIECE FOR GROWN-UPS 🎂:
An artistic installation with sound, mixing giant puppets, sets, oversized objects, sums up some twenty years of creation by the team of Grown Ups, with Christophe Evette as artistic director.
▬▬▬▬ Practical information ▬▬▬▬
Free event – all public.
Square de la Roquette and Olympe de Gouges room – 143 rue de la Roquette, 75011 Paris
Line 9: Voltaire
Line 2 and 3: Père Lachaise
Line 2: Philippe Auguste
Bus 61 and 69: St-Maur-Servan
▬▬▬▬ With the support of ▬▬▬▬
Town hall of the 11th, Art’R, DRAC IDF, IDF region, Villa Mais d’Ici
🍷 Our brothers, our cousins 🍷: Archibald Caramantran, Les Géants du Sud, La Louvière, Les Géants du Nord, Les Petits Zefs, Les Voisins du Dessus, Tomorrow we change everything, Waati Nooma, and others at come…