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Anne Nguyen at Crossing the Line Festival 2016

Sept 23 - Oct 1, 2016
Multiple locations and Gibney Dance - Agnès Varis Center for the Performing Arts
Breakdance world champion Anne Nguyen has spent the past decade bringing the art of hip-hop and dance battle from the street to the stage. Throwing abstracted choreography into collision with geometry, architecture, and human experience, she celebrates hip-hop dancers’ technical and expressive prowess. A rising star in France, Nguyen makes her U.S. debut at Crossing the Line with two works.
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MONCHICHI by Company Wang Ramirez at BAM

Oct 5 - 8, 2016
BAM Fisher
For its NY premiere, Company Wang Ramirez present Monchichi on Oct 12 - 15, 2016 at BAM. The performances are part of the Brooklyn/Paris Exchange and Tandem Paris-New York, presented by BAM and Théâtre de la Ville (France).
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MINUIT by Yoann Bourgeois at BAM

Oct 5 - 8, 2016
BAM Fisher
As part of the Brooklyn/Paris Exchange and Tandem Paris-New York, BAM and Théâtre de la Ville (France) present the U.S. premiere of Minuit, by French director Yoann Bourgeois, from Oct 5 - 8, 2016.
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Philosophy for Kids

On March 19, 2016, as part the Tilt Kids Festival, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York initiated a one-of-a-kind event for children, inspired by the French books "Les Goûters Philo". Under the starry ceiling of Albertine Books, 80 children gathered in small groups to deep dive into philosophy and express their thoughts on subjects such as friendship and the infinite. The workshops were led by Critchley’s PhD students, who shared their experiences with us following this first-time event.
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Barbie celebrated in Paris

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is presenting an exhibition from March 10 to September 18, 2016, around the iconic doll, Barbie, whose story has many dimensions and has made an indelible mark on the socio-cultural history of toys in the 20th and 21st centuries. More than 700 Barbie dolls are deployed next to works from the collections of the Museum (dolls, gowns), but also works by contemporary artists, documents (newspapers, photos, video) that contextualize the « Barbie’s lives ».
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Interview with Mary Rose Lloyd and Lindsey Buller Maliekel from The New Victory Theater

Read an interview with Mary Rose Lloyd and Lindsey Buller Maliekel, respectively Director of Artistic Programming and Director of Education / Public Engagement for the New Victory Theater, about their engagement with young audiences.
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Tilt Kids Festival

The first edition of Tilt Kids Festival ended on April 3, 2016, after a month of outstanding performances, exhibitions and workshops, featuring artists from France and around the world. Initiated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), the festival brought to thousands of children and families in New York the opportunity to let their imagination go wild!
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Arts for Young Audiences | Professional Forum

In conjunction with Tilt Kids Festival in New York City, the French Cultural Services organized a professional forum on April 1, 2016 on the theme "Arts for Young Audiences". The forum brought together 60 professionals, from various institutions and disciplines, to discuss various topics: Engaging young audiences through art; Presenting challenging subjects such as violence, war, racism, gender; Networks and Circulation of international projects for young audiences.
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Interview with Olivier Letellier by Jose Solis, for StageBuddy.com

Read an interview with Olivier Letellier. Oh Boy!'s director tells Jose Solis about his process, making grown-up stories for children, and what's next for him.
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Interview with Performance Artist Camille Boitel

As part of the Tilt Kids Festival, Camille Boitel will present the U.S. premiere of the performance L’Immédiat at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, from March 9 to March 13, 2016.