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CANCELLED: Anywhere by Théâtre de l'Entrouvert - Élise Vigneron

Please note that while Anywhere was presented March 11 and 12, the performances on March 13, 14 and 15 have been cancelled. 

From March 11-15, 2020, HERE Arts center as part of its Dream Music Puppetry Program will present Anywhere by French company Théâtre de l'Entrouvert - Élise Vigneron.   

Wed-Sat @ 8:30pm
Sun @ 4pm

Freely inspired by the novel Oedipus on the Road by Henry BauchauAnywhere evokes the long wandering of Oedipus accompanied by his daughter Antigone. The fallen Oedipus appears in the form of an ice puppet that gradually turns into water then into mist and disappears in the Erynian Forest, the place of clairvoyance.

Run Time: 50 min with talk-back to follow each performance.

Anywhere is appropriate for viewers of at least 10-years-old.

About Élise Vigneron

Élise Vigneron received her diploma from the ESNAM (École Supérieure Nationale des Arts de la Marionnette, Charleville-Mézières) in 2005. She studied plastic arts, attended drama classes, and unremittingly followed circus training courses. 

Her interest in transversal forms led her to work with different artists: puppeteers, dancers, writers, visual artists, circus artists, musicians. While pursuing her artistic research, in collaboration with national and international cultural structures, Elise Vigneron shares her skills through theatre labs, training courses, and workshops. Since 2017, she has been working with theater students from Aix en Provence University. In 2019, she received the Award of Creation / Experimentation from the International Institute of Puppetry Art. 

For more information about her creative process, read Elise Vigneron's interview here.

About Le Théâtre de l'Entrouvert

Théâtre de l’Entrouvert was created in 2009 by Élise Vigneron. At the crossroads of various disciplines, it focuses on a contemporary approach to the art of puppet theatre that also draws inspiration from the past. The company seeks to develop an artistic language that speaks directly to the senses and the unconscious, plunging the audience into an intimate and common experience.

Anywhere is made possible through the generous support of the Jim Henson Foundation, with additional support provided by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, Institut français (Paris), The Jane Henson Foundation, and Cheryl Henson.