Nadia Beugré

Tapis rouge / Red Carpet

Part of “Timbuktu Is Back!”

70 Min.

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What lies beneath the red carpet that we roll out, in Africa and across the world, for the powerful and the mighty? Nadia Beugré illuminates the world “down below”, taking the audience on a journey populated by images that we often do not want to see, and that we carefully hold at a distance. “Tapis rouge” attempts to get to what lies hidden beneath this fabric. Influenced by an encounter with women and children sacrificing themselves in the mines of Burkina Faso, the choreographer speaks, through her dance, of the brutality to which seemingly invisible groups are often subjected. 


Choreography & performance: Nadia Beugré / Musical direction & performance: Seb Martel / Performance: Adonis Nebié / Artistic advice & dramaturgie: Boris Hennion / Scenography: Erik Houllier / Technical direction: Christophe Fougou / Sound design & performance: Thomas Fernier / Stage management: Aurélien Menu / Production management: Maria Carmela Mini


  • Past
    German premiere
    Sat 6.4.2019, 20:30 / HAU2


Production: Latitudes Prod. (Lille). Co-production: Le Vivat, Scène Conventionnée danse et théâtre (Armentières), Musée de la danse, Centre Chorégraphique National de Rennes, Hessisches Staatsballett, Staatstheater Darmstadt/Wiesbaden, Festival d’Automne (Paris), Théâtre Garonne (Toulouse), BIT Teatergarasjen (Bergen), La Bâtie, Festival de Genève, Festival Montpellier Danse 2017, Le Parvis Scène Nationale (Tarbes). Supported by: DRAC Hauts-de-France, Région Hauts-de-France, Fonds Transfabrik - French-German fund for the performing arts. Thanks to: Le Gymnase CDC in Roubaix, BUDA Kunstencentrum in Kortrijk, Grand Sud in Lille, Quartz Scène Nationale de Brest.


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