The new season of the Claude Lévi-Strauss theatre features a series of performances rooted in specific geographic areas and that highlight the work of contemporary artists who revisit millenary cultural stories and traditions and make them their own. All art forms (dance, puppets, music and theatre) will make you discover the most inventive creations of musicians, choreographers, stage directors and versatile artists that remain deeply attached to their story and find inspiration in a world undergoing deep changes.
Royal Banquet at the Court of Korea
Attend the 1795 ceremony given by king Jeaong-Jo to celebrate the queen mother’s birthday.
Saturday 25th September 8 p.m., Sunday 26th September 2010 5 p.m.
Singapore Festivarts cycle
From the BABA BLING exhibition presented in the Jardin Gallery Tuesday 5th October 2010 to Sunday 30th January 2011 stems a festival of performances and events from Singapore. During the festival, performances and workshops present some of today’s most creative dance, theatre and music companies.
BABA BLING EXHIBITION
Tuesday 5th October 2010 to Sunday 30th January 2011
Singapour Chinese Orchestra
Friday 8th and Saturday 9th October 2010 6 p.m.
Andrew Lum and The New Asia Band
Sunday 10th October 2010 5 p.m.
CONTEMPORARY MOVIE CREATION
Friday 29th, Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st October 2010, sessions 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m
T.H.E. Dance company
Thursday 18th and Friday 19th November 2010 7 p.m.
Saturday 20th November and Sunday 21st November 2010 5 p.m.
Thursday 25th and Friday 26th November 2010, musical session 1p.m. and 7 p.m.
Ramesh Meyyappan, Gin & Tonic & Passing trains
Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th November 2010 5 p.m.
Christmas holidays : a week in the Himalayas
Throughout this week in the Himalayas, during the Right in the Eyes exhibition – primitive masks from Nepal (09/11/10 – 09/01/11), four concerts will be held in the Claude Lévi-Strauss theatre, from 27 to 30/12, as well as several events.
Concerts Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th December 5 p.m. and Thursday 30th December 8 p.m.
learn more about the week in the Himalayas
Java, portrait of an Island cycle
Discover traditional and contemporary Indonesian heritage through contemporary creation around the Ramayana journey and several other activities.
THE ABDUCTION OF SITA : JAVANESE VARIATION ON THE RAMAYANA
Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th March 2011 8 p.m., Sunday 27th March 2011 5 p.m.
Malian fashion show
During the Dogon exhibition (05/04/11 - 24/07/11), ENSAD students present their fashion and accessory creations inspired by visits to Africa.
Friday 8th April 2011 7 p.m.
All things Africa festival
Discover a wide African imagination laboratory blending artistic fields and triggers a productive flow between contemporary and traditional creation, rituals and performance.
Thursday 19th to Sunday 29th May 2011, performance 8 p.m. except Sunday 5 p.m.
learn more about the All things Africa festival
Discover mahau'u, hakamanu and haka : a performance directed by the Maison des Cultures du Monde for the Festival de l’Imaginaire, and presented during the Year of Overseas. Friday 10th, Saturday 11th, Sunday 12th June 2011 8 p.m.