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“Surprise becomes accustomed to a search for singular naturalness, an unexpected everydayness, the suspended logic”. […]They would not let themselves be beaten by indifference, they liked to obsess over things of the imagination and improbable feats. Physical limitations were a divertimento and a challenge to extrapolate. Any opportunity to top ridicule, anything that caused consternation and disrupted the established order of logic in human relations was welcomed at their gatherings and shows. They wanted to live to laugh, to laugh to surprise themselves, with surprises that left them speechless, astonished by beauty and ignorance”.

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Vaudeville, an inspiration

We were inspired by the rhythms of vaudeville due to an initial desire to search for the scenographic transformation of the yurt and its stage space.

Also the genre’s proximity with circus and as the origin of music hall and variety shows was a factor.

It is both a homage and a declaration that our theatrical language is a form of popular culture and expression. As can be seen in the word “vaudeville” originating from shows put on in towns in France, “voix de ville” (voice of the town) being the previous written form of the word.

Stage language and game play

In the stage space emotional landscapes will be revealed where understanding and misunderstanding coexist with false politeness, the ego, cruelty and fear.

A time for play and involvement. A circus of gut-feeling; visceral and direct.

The characters are the stars of a series of situations which they modify with a mixture of tenacity, conviction and naturalness that goes beyond conflict or understanding. They repeatedly restart the situations until selling themselves at any price, no matter how ridiculous, in order to carry on existing.

The basic blocks of the outdated body language that we carry around with us will be reinvented…

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