L’Avoir ! Ode chantée au savon

Credits : Vladimir Kara

Created in November 2014

For all audiences from 18 years old

About the show

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“L’Avoir” was born from my relationships around a table with water and soap, shared with groups of children, assistants and parents during shared residencies in day-care centres in the Val d’Oise and Seine Saint-Denis – … “suspended” times of pleasure, where bursts of laughter, words and stories flowed in a co-construction of the imaginary!

Laurent Dupont

Conception and stage direction : Laurent Dupont

Singer : Justin Bonnet

Drummer : Maxime Echardour

Filmmaker : Sébastien Sidaner

Technical manager : Bernard Beau

Costumes : Gaëtan Leudière

Press release

“In L’Avoir, two men face each other. We will see them exchange the various sounds of a sort of pre-language around six basins which serve as percussion instruments and which, at the same time, host fluid images that immediately bring to mind water. Slowly in front of us, the two actors will touch sounds as well as materials as diverse as blocks of soap and fabrics with, almost always in the background, noises or images of water slowly trickling down. These sound games, punctuated by lights evoking the flow of water as well as time, trace a sort of indecipherable poem made up of diffuse sensations around simple and immemorial gestures. A sort of incarnation that is as furtive as it is festive… and yet manages to fascinate the very young from the start.”

Review by Michel Bélair – Festival Méli’Môme 9 April 2015

ACTA, Compagnie conventionnée : Ministère de la Culture DRAC Ile-de-France, Conseil Général du Val-d’Oise, Ville de Villiers-le-Bel. ACTA est subventionnée par le Conseil Régional d’Ile-de-France dans le cadre d’une convention de permanence artistique.
Coproduction Nova Villa – Festival Méli’Môme.
Les résidences artistiques en crèches et autres lieux de la petite enfance dans le 93 et le 95 ont été soutenues par le Conseil Général de la Seine-Saint-Denis et la DRAC Île-de-France.