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.

Poised somewhere between inhale and exhale, night and day, Minuit (“midnight”) marks the US debut of charismatic acrobat and performer Yoann Bourgeois, a major force in France’s nouveau cirque scene. This series of vaudevillian vignettes is the result of Bourgeois’ rigorous physical experimentation into what he calls the “suspension point,” the body’s ineffable moment of weightlessness while in motion. As he and his dazzling collaborators fall and fly, chairs, stairs, trampolines, and microphones are transformed into opportunities for humor, insight, and physical magic. Bodies mimic pulleys and gears, weights and counterweights, revealing poetry in that elusive space in between.


LOCATION: BAM Fisher, Fishman Space
DATES & HOURS: Oct 5 - 8, 2016 at 7:30pm, and Oct 8, 2016 at 2pm
DURATION: 1hr 5min
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Part of Kids Trail, a cultural program dedicated to children and families. 
BAM Fisher 321 Ashland Place Brooklyn, NY 11217

MINUIT by Yoann Bourgeois at BAM

When
Oct 5 - 8, 2016
Where
BAM Fisher
321 Ashland Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217

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.

Poised somewhere between inhale and exhale, night and day, Minuit (“midnight”) marks the US debut of charismatic acrobat and performer Yoann Bourgeois, a major force in France’s nouveau cirque scene. This series of vaudevillian vignettes is the result of Bourgeois’ rigorous physical experimentation into what he calls the “suspension point,” the body’s ineffable moment of weightlessness while in motion. As he and his dazzling collaborators fall and fly, chairs, stairs, trampolines, and microphones are transformed into opportunities for humor, insight, and physical magic. Bodies mimic pulleys and gears, weights and counterweights, revealing poetry in that elusive space in between.


LOCATION: BAM Fisher, Fishman Space
DATES & HOURS: Oct 5 - 8, 2016 at 7:30pm, and Oct 8, 2016 at 2pm
DURATION: 1hr 5min
Click here for more information
 
Part of Kids Trail, a cultural program dedicated to children and families. 
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