The latest duet by the Theatre de l’Ange FouMemory of Dust is a modernist fable on the enduring connection of two souls. Inspired by the French writer Robert Desnos, letters, papers, poems, the surrealist movement in Paris, and the Second World War, the performers weave a timeless map on which a poet and his muse invent their destiny. This work is a dialogue between Etienne Decroux’s piece “La Meditation” and the world of the Theatre de l’Ange Fou. Memory of Dust is a voyage evoking the tragic and absurd moments of life in a dream-like atmosphere performance punctuated by humor and derision, a portrait of the “unknown familiar.”

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Physical Festival Chicago 2017

What do Francis Bacon and a Syrian Brown Bear enlisted into the Polish Army During World War II have in common? Or for that matter a confetti-factory worker and a lonely toy carriage in search of buried dreams? That they are some of the wonderfully poignant stories that will be told by five companies and solo artists using a variety of tools and techniques during the Fourth Annual Physical Festival Chicago, June 2-10 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. The participating companies and artists this year are: Portmanteau (Chicago), Frank Wurzinger (Germany), Theatre de l’Ange Fou (France/US), Teatteri Metamofoosi (Finland/Switzerland/Italy), and The Quarter Too Ensemble (UK). The Festival will also feature a Scratch Night, a preview of what’s next in Chicago’s physical theater scene, and seven professional Master Classes with the visiting artists.

Physical Festival Chicago - Stage 773 1225 W. Belmont Chicago IL 60657

Memory of Dust by Theatre d'Ange Fou at Physical Festival

When
June 2-4, 2017
Where
Physical Festival Chicago - Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont
Chicago IL 60657

The latest duet by the Theatre de l’Ange FouMemory of Dust is a modernist fable on the enduring connection of two souls. Inspired by the French writer Robert Desnos, letters, papers, poems, the surrealist movement in Paris, and the Second World War, the performers weave a timeless map on which a poet and his muse invent their destiny. This work is a dialogue between Etienne Decroux’s piece “La Meditation” and the world of the Theatre de l’Ange Fou. Memory of Dust is a voyage evoking the tragic and absurd moments of life in a dream-like atmosphere performance punctuated by humor and derision, a portrait of the “unknown familiar.”

For more information


Physical Festival Chicago 2017

What do Francis Bacon and a Syrian Brown Bear enlisted into the Polish Army During World War II have in common? Or for that matter a confetti-factory worker and a lonely toy carriage in search of buried dreams? That they are some of the wonderfully poignant stories that will be told by five companies and solo artists using a variety of tools and techniques during the Fourth Annual Physical Festival Chicago, June 2-10 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. The participating companies and artists this year are: Portmanteau (Chicago), Frank Wurzinger (Germany), Theatre de l’Ange Fou (France/US), Teatteri Metamofoosi (Finland/Switzerland/Italy), and The Quarter Too Ensemble (UK). The Festival will also feature a Scratch Night, a preview of what’s next in Chicago’s physical theater scene, and seven professional Master Classes with the visiting artists.

 

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