European Forum: the shows

Photo credit: Anaïs Laurent

In addition to the conferences, workshops and project presentations, 5 productions were on show during the European Forum on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 March 2024.

Souffle !

Cie Charabia

Theatre & music | from 6 months old

Souffle! invites audiences to curl up on cosy islands in the heart of an immersive space alive with sound and light, with the aim of offering a moment of timeless listening that resonates with the sonic curiosity of toddlers and older children alike.

At the Espace Marcel Pagnol in Villiers-le-Bel

13 March: 9.30am (schools) and 2pm

14 March: 9.30am and 2pm (schools)


Jonathan de Neck and Maaike van de Westeringh

Music and dance | from 1 year old

A dancer, a musician and an accordion. An exploration of what connects us, what unlinks us, through movement, breath, gaze and music. Games and conversations between bodies, voices, sounds and sighs.

At the Maison Jacques Brel in Villiers-le-Bel

13 March: 9.30am (schools) and 10.30am

At the Salle André Malraux in Sarcelles

14 March: 10.30am and 3.15pm (schools)


Cie Un Château en Espagne

Object theatre | from 1 year old

For the duration of an insomnia, Merveille(s) takes toddlers and the adults who accompany them on a journey to the land of the tiny and the marvellous. It’s a journey that highlights the tiny wonders we need to look after.

At the Erik Orsenna Library in Villiers-le-Bel

13 March: 9am and 10.30am (open to all)

At the Maison des Habitants Louis Aragon in Gonesse

14 March: 9.30am (schools) and 6pm

Be Kind

Emilie Weisse Circustheater

Circus | from 6 to 18 months

In this experience of sound, colour and movement, two circus artists take the whole audience on a sensory journey, where the youngest discover acrobatics and juggling from close up.

At the Maison Jacques Brel in Villiers-le-Bel

14 March: 9am, 10.45am and 2pm (schools)

Le Silence des champignons

Ensemble TaCTuS

Object theatre and music | from 2 years old

Can’t you hear that little sound there, just to the left? It comes closer and becomes… music! Le Silence des champignons is an audio and visual journey into a sensitive universe, populated by strange instruments and mysterious mushroom-like objects…

At the Fontenay-en-Parisis Library

14 March: 10am and 2.30pm (schools)

The show Le Silence des champignons was also at MJC La Lucarne in Louvres on Friday 15 March at 2pm and 3.15pm (schools). Merveille(s) will continue its tour at the CSC Marc Sangnier in Gonesse on Friday 15 March for school performances at 10am and 2.30pm, and at the MJC in Persan on Saturday 16 March at 10.30am.