July 2022

Friday 29 → Saturday 30

Un sentier en Normandie#3

avec le Département de l'Eure Saint-Etienne-sous-Bailleul

Laboratoire de création in situ en espace rural de la compagnie Ex Nihilo

Wednesday 20 → Sunday 24

Extra Time

Festival Chalon dans la rue, OFF Chalon-sur-Saône

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Saturday 16


la Cité des arts de la rue Marseille

dans le cadre d'Un été aux Aygalades, ROUND est la restitution d’une semaine de workshops professionnels organisé par Ex Nihilo

Monday 11 → Friday 15


la Cité des arts de la rue Marseille

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Une semaine de stages professionnels - plus d'informations à venir...

Friday 08 → Saturday 09

Extra Time

Festival Cratère Surfaces - Le Cratère SN d'Alès Alès

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September 2022

Thursday 08 - 19h

Un sentier au fil des voies

Coopérative De Rue et De Cirque Paris

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Pour célébrer la première résidence accueillie RueWATT, Fabrique artistique pour la rue, le cirque et l'espace public, la Coopérative De Rue et De Cirque a passé commande à Ex Nihilo d'un Sentier entre deux arrondissements parisiens complices. RDV rue Watt, Paris 13

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A two-part piece for 7 dancers and two musicians / outdoor/indoor

The two pieces can be performed together or separately: In Paradise, 55 minutes / Paradise is not enough, 60 minutes

Unless we dream of aseptic cities, from which all public life would have retreated within four walls – and what an experience during this pandemic! –  how can we not rejoice in the anonymous appropriation of pavements and streets, from the seashore to the edges of building sites, places of work, and places of living, in Marseille, Cairo, Alexandria, Seoul? Poetic appropriations that see the birth of ephemeral, tiny or monumental constructions; uses that shake up the urban order by their very fragility but allow everyone to find a place for the living.

The stage space is invaded and constrained by piles of objects, chairs, tyres, ropes, objects of little, of nothing, objects of the beggar*… The metamorphosis takes place through the actions of the dancers in search of balance, where everything is always on the verge of breaking down.

The two pieces were born in 2016 with the ambition of testing the specificity of creating for the stage and for the street, affirming each as singular and requiring its own scenic languages: In-Paradise is performed outdoors, Paradise is not enough indoors, a passage from outside to inside that reveals the power of a choreographic process that is confronted to the change of context, a change of perspective that leads from the real-time of urbanity to the symbolic time of the stage.

Concept/artistic direction Anne Le Batard, Jean-Antoine Bigot
Dancers Jean-Antoine Bigot, Lisa Da Boit, Tom Grand Mourcel, David Mazon, Corinne Pontana, Rolando Rocha, Satya Roosens, Ji-in Gook 

Scenography in-Paradise J.-A. Bigot Paradise is not enough Yoris Van den Houte

Music Pascal Ferrari et Régis Boulard
Costumes Julia Didier 

Production Ex Nihilo, created in 2016-2017
Coproduction KLAP Maison pour la danse in Marseille / L’Atelier 231 – Centre National des Arts de la Rue in Sotteville-lès-Rouen / Centre Chorégraphique National de Créteil et du Val-de-Marne – Compagnie Käfig / Le Pôle Arts de la Scène in Marseille

The creation was supported by SACD/Auteurs d’espaces, ADAMI and SPEDIDAM.

Supported by Théâtre La passerelle – scène nationale de Gap et des Alpes du Sud / Coopérative de Rue et de Cirque – 2r2c in Paris

Special thanks to La Cité des Arts de la Rue in Marseille / Générik Vapeur / Lieux Publics – Centre national de création en espace public / La Friche de la Belle de Mai