Juggling & Dance Show : Métamorphoses by François Chat

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Date(s) - 28/09/2017
7:00 pm

Edouard Michelin Auditorium - Alliance Francaise of Madras


Métamorphoses is a solo juggling piece to the piano accompaniment of Philip Glass “Metamorphosis”.

Seven little tales based on the repetition of metamorphoses, subtle variations of time.

Skin transformations, “beech” modifications.

Metamorphosis: a change of physical form into another.

Complete change of being, a person’s character, the structure of things.


transformation of the body and lifestyle, in the course of development.

Like for some animals…

This study is an effort against juggling, against the spectacular.

There is a kind of symbiosis of minimalism in juggling with music.


Francois Chat is an actor dancer-juggler, director. Mixing dance and juggling, since the creation of Clip-Clop in 1993 and L’oeuf du vent in 1996, to the most recent shows like Le Sacre du Printemps des rues in 2009, Francois Chat is both a remarkable juggler and a motion theatre artist. He divides his time between Paris and Venice, established the … et Compagnie and developed shows in a Venetian monastery, CTR (Centro teatrale di Ricerca) as a guest artist since 1999. Francois Chat regularly creates content for international theatres or festivals; with his unclassifiable style, he is the creator of more than fifteen works.

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