James Thierrée is an inventor who takes your breath away. The art he has originated is a combination of circus, theatre and dance. It’s difficult to avoid mentioning his illustrious ancestry, even if it’s only one reason for his immense talent. So we’ll tell you: James Thierrée is Charlie Chaplin’s grandson.
Ever since La Symphonie du Hanneton, which premiered in 1998, this child of the theatre hasn’t stopped amazing his world with poetic landscapes and astounding phantasmagoria. In James Thierrée’s universe, sofas devour humans, piles of giant rope come alive and imaginary animals take to the stage. Against a wondrous setting of decay, he invites the audience to share his improbable journeys. When you see a show by James Thierrée, be prepared to cross ridiculous, implausible lands and to be amazed. Utterly bewitching!
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