©Arthur Péquin

©Arthur Péquin

This solo is rooted in the fantasy world of fairytales, princesses and monsters. It brings together a range of feminine figures that are sophisticated, sweet, yet warrior-like. The metamorphosis takes place in an incredible, whimsical universe that is both innocent and cruel. A princess finds herself in the shoes of an executioner, a little girl who, after eating a wolf and her grandmother, is surprised to discover that she has become an adult…

Artistic team and partners

Choreography and performance : Christian Ben Aïm

Music : Louis Naon, suite à une commande d’Etat et de la SACD à l’ensemble instrumental Ars Nova

Musicians : Michel Maurer (piano) and Isabelle Cornellis (percussions)

Costumes : Dulcie Best

Production : CFB 451

Coproductions : Atelier Anna Weill – Compagnie Les Clandestins

Choreographic residencies : Espace Rabelais à Chinon – Solo created for the event Les Princesses producted by l’Atelier Anna Weill / Compagnie Les Clandestins – artistic director Odile Azagury in Théâtre & Auditorium de Poitiers – Scène Nationale