© Olli Vuorinen

ORIGINAL IDEA

Jouni Ihalainen

Olli Vuorinen

 

CONCEPT AND PERFORMANCE

Jouni Ihalainen

Nahuel Desanto

Coline Froidevaux

 

DIRECTION

Pau Portabella

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Olli Vuorinen

 

LIGHT DESIGN

Teo Lanerva

 

MUSIC / SOUND DESIGN

Petteri Rajanti

 

COSTUMES

Anne Jämsä

 

PRODUCTION

Nuua

 

CO-PRODUCTION

Les Migrateurs

La Maison des jonglages

Les objets volants

SUPPORT

WHS

Les objets volants

CIRKO center for new circus

Académie-Fratellini

CircusInfo Finland

La Grainerie

Jackson’s Lane

Subtopia

Finnish Cultural Foundation

Arts Promotion Centre Finland

Les Migrateurs

La Maison des jonglages

Sorin Sirkus

 

PREMIERE

20-21 October 2016

Théatre de Hautepierre, Strasbourg, France

 

 

 

 

 

Performance of debasement. On stage three performers, a juggler, an acrobat and a performance artist creates a continuity of absurd scenes that follow one another as artists question and experiment their limits, ones they impose to themselves and equally the ones imposed by others. Until where we can go without hurting ourselves?

 

Creating a raw performance with a mixture of black humour and oddness. Taival intorregates this fragile separation that lives inside of us all, between an absolute freedom that inspires us and independency that gives essence of being human. Linked with manipulative games and domination these three artists try to let go of it in order to find a refuge to their frustrations.

 

In this debasement of pain and limits, isn’t there a final source of pleasure? If this constraint suffered, imposed Individual isn’t free anymore? The performance explores these questions through strong aesthetic prism. A sublimation of pain on stage is assumed like a part of an answer to the the issues raised.

 

Isn’t pain a bit poetic as beauty? Can we laugh at painful and hurtful things?

 

In this new creation Nuua company continues it’s sensible experimentations on body and matter. A performance is like an imaginary trip into absurd and irony. Performance feels real and it’s stage art fantasy stripping style brings it towards more personal levels. Not only to it’s artists but for it’s audi- ences as the performance opens up in a little difference ways.

TAIVAL

Credits : Jean-Francois Valentin

DATES

PAST DATES

 

2017

 

30 JUNE, 1 JULY

Mirabilia Festival - Fossano - IT

 

13, 14 MAY

Cirko Festival - Helsinki - FIN

 

18 APRIL

Jackson's Lane - London - UK

 

13-14 FEBRUARY

Palac Akropolis - Prague - CZ

 

1-2 FEBRUARY

Valvesali - Oulu - FIN

 

 

2016

 

26 NOVEMBER

La Maison des jonglages - La Courneuve - FR

 

20, 21 OCTOBER (Premier)

Theatre de Hautepierre - Strasbourg - FR

 

7, 8, 10 APRIL (work-in-progress)

Academie-Fratellini - La plaine saint-denis - FR

 

 

RESIDENCIES

 

10.10-19.10.2016

Théatre de Hautepierre, Strasbourg FR

 

5.9–18.9.2016

La Maison des jonglages, La Courneuve FR

 

1–13.8.2016

Chronopis, Mataro ES

 

8.6.–18.6.2016

La Maison des Jonglages, La Courneuve FR

 

21.3–5.4.2016

Académie-Fratellini, Paris FR

 

14.3.-19.3.2016

La Maison des jonglages, La Courneuve FR

 

19.10–30.10.2015

La Grainerie, Toulouse FR

 

24.8–6.9.2015

Jackson’s Lane, London UK

 

1–26.6.2015

Residency Subtopia, Stockholm SWE

 

29.9–12.10.2014

Cirko center for new circus, Helsinki FIN

 

9–22.6.2014

Mesdemoiselles, Saumur FR

 

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