2014 - Director : Centre national de la danse, Réalisation
Video producer : Centre national de la danse
Integral video available at CND de Pantin
There will be juggling.
There will be soft.
There will puddles.
There will be no animal torture or banana mess,
but there will be falls, coffee,
and a procession to the last hours
of Queen Cleopatra.
What have we to offer
that is not visible on YouTube?
Updating: September 2014
Éric Longequel had been juggling for ten years as a self-taught amateur before setting up his first company, Filophile, in 2005. It won the silver medal at the Festival mondial du cirque de demain in 2010. He then trained at the FAAAC (Alternative and Independent Circus Arts Training school), influenced by Jean-Daniel Fricker and Johan Swartvagher among others. In 2008 he joined the company Ea Eo with which he put on the show m2, which also won at the Festival mondial du cirque de demain in 2012. At the same time he also works on performing. J’ai toujours rêvé d’être un popcorn, a show that never ends, photographed in the stomach of a juggler on a given date.
Updated: September 2014
Guillaume Martinet taught himself juggling before training at the Lido circus arts centre in Toulouse. He created Cinétique TOC, which won at the Festival mondial du cirque de demain in 2009, and then founded the company Defracto with Minh Tam Kaplan and Audrey Jacquiot, which whom he created Circuits fermés, the winning project at Jeunes Talents Cirque Europe in 2010. The aim of this company is to develop a language of the body and of juggling.
Updated: September 2014
Centre national de la danse, Réalisation
Since 2001, the National Center for Dance (CND) has been making recordings of its shows and educational programming and has created resources from these filmed performances (interviews, danced conferences, meetings with artists, demonstrations, major lessons, symposia specialized, thematic arrangements, etc.).
Artistic direction / Conception : Éric Longequel, Guillaume Martinet
Interpretation : Éric Longequel, Guillaume Martinet
Stage direction : Johan Swartvagher
Duration : 54 minutes
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