Salia Sanou

Clameur des arènes / Clamour of the Arenas

Part of the Festival “Sleepless Nights: Burkina Faso between Culture and Revolution”


70 minutes

“Eat or be eaten, fight or die, push forward or fall back, resist or disappear” – for Salia Sanou life is a sequence of battles. In “Clameur des arènes” he takes up the topic of violence once again, savouring the battle that is at the same time sport and ritual. Sanou shows a play made up of gazes and marches, in the midst of an arena reminiscent of a sports venue.


Concept & choreography: Salia Sanou / Dance: Ousséni Dabaré, Jérôme Kaboré, Jean-Paul Mehansio, Romual Kaboré, Ousséni Sako, Marius Sawadogo, Marc Veh, Nicolas Moumbounou / Music: Emmanuel Djob, Bénilde Foko, Elvis Megné, Séga Seck / Composition: Emmanuel Djob / Sound: Hughes Germain / Set: Mathieu Lorry Dupuy / Light: Eric Wurtz / Management: Rémi Combret / Administration: Stéphane Maisonneuve


  • Past
    German premiere
    Tue 15.11.2016, 19:00 / HAU2


Production: Compagnie Mouvements perpétuels. Coproduction: Festival Montpellier Danse 2014, Théâtre scène nationale de Narbonne, L’Arsenal – Metz en Scènes, Centre chorégraphique national de Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon, le Tarmac – la scène internationale francophone.

In cooperation with: Centre de Développement chorégraphique La Termitière (Ouagadougou), l’Ecole des Sables (Toubab Dialaw, Germaine Acogny), Schulen des senegalesischen Ringkampfes Lansar and Rock Énergie, Institut Français Ouagadougou, Institut Français Dakar, Französische Botschaft im Senegal.

Supported by: Région Languedoc-Roussillon, Ministerium für Kultur und Kommunikation (DRAC) Languedoc-Roussillon, Internationale Organisation der Francophonie, ADAMI, Spedidam, agnès b. 


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