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Rotkäppchen | Cie Divergences (english)


(Creation 2012)


Between lust and abuse and in a return to an oral tradition more visceral than our childhood memories could ever remember, RotkÄppchen (« little red riding hood » in the Tuton forests) eviscerates, skins and tears to shreds the motive of the murder perpetrated in this age old tale.

Through his writing fond of vertigos and flesh, Sylvain Huc choreographs in this piece the primitive convulsions and the rigor mortis of a macabre duo. There an aesthete wolf with his maniacal crimes meets a little riding hood in glory or in agony.
Clever and wild, the bodies of this piece experience the flesh both throbbing and inert, in a “butcher’s story”.


Conception and choreography : Sylvain Huc

Assisted by : Loran Chourrau
Performers : Sylvain Huc & Cécile Grassin
Music by : David Authié & Xavier Coriat

Lighting design : Pascale Bongiovanni
Lighting engineer : Pierre Masselot


Running time: 1 hour


Prodution : Faits & Gestes

Co-production : CDC in Toulouse/Midi-Pyrénées (DépartS Networks), Tournefeuille City Council, Ballet de l’Opéra National du Rhin/ CCN de Mulhouse (residence), MJC de Rodez (with the support of Mission départementale de la culture de l’Aveyron and of Communauté de Communes du Carladez), Espace Apollo in Mazamet (with the support of ADDA 81).


Company Divergences is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Communication / Regional Direction of Cultural Affairs for the Languedoc-Roussillon Midi-Pyrénées under “Aid to structuring”. The Company also receives funding from the Région Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée, the Departemental Council of the Lot and the Community of Communes Cazals-Salviac.

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