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INVISIBLE AWAKENING

US TRIP

SEPTEMBER 2022

As part of the research project Invisible Awakening, five members of the company Yôkaï go on a research trip to the US to study commonalities in the field of invisible animation in film and theater

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INVISIBLE AWAKENING

US TRIP

ENCOUNTER

As part of the research project Invisible Awakening, five members of the company Yôkaï met the team of creature supervisors from the Jim Henson’s Creature Shop in Los Angeles, creature designers and movie VFX artists as well as live performance puppeteers based in New York and Los Angeles.

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CREATION 2023

UNVEILING OF TITLE

JUNE 2022

The company Yôkaï unveils the title of thier new work :

nature morte

 

A deliberately thought-provoking and open-ended title

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GIMME SHELTER

ALSACE TOUR

The show GIMME SHELTER tours the Grand Est region in March 2022

- March 4-5, 2022

 Espace 110 in Illzach (68)

- March 11-12, 2022

  La Nef in Saint Dié des Vosges (88)

- March 17-18, 2022

  Scène Europe à Colmar (68)

- March 24-25, 2022

 MAC de Bischwiller (67)

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GIMME SHELTER

FESTIVAL A PAS CONTÉS

DIJON

The Festival A Pas Contés hosted by the ABCDijon presents the show GIMME SHELTER for 5 performances

- February 4-5, 2022

PARCOURS STARTER

Culture gets featured in a junior high school

Département Côte d'Or

Workshop program #wakeupcrature with students of the Boris Vian junior high school in Talan (France)

30 hours of workshops

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CREATION 2023

RESIDENCY

NATIONAL DRAMA CENTER BESANÇON

The company Yôkaï was hosted for a two-week creative residency. The team was able to try out the first stage design principles and work on the various qualities of smoke, a material that will be one of the main performers of this new production.

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INVISIBLE AWAKENING

INTERNATIONAL PUPPET THEATER FESTIVAL CHARLEVILLE-MÉZIÈRES

Launch of research program

INVISIBLE AWAKENING

The company Yôkaï inaugurated its research program in a ground-breaking and mysterious way at the last edition of the FMTM

September 17-21, 2021

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INVISIBLE AWAKENING

MAILLON

THÉATRE DE STRASBOURG

Featured in "l'Âge d'or"

Chantiers à ciel couvert

Le Maillon-Théâtre de Strasbourg

hosts Invisible Awakening project

in residence

March 15 through 19, 2021

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MONSTERS AND CREATURES

SCHUMAN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

REIMS

Reflecting the work of Léonard Foujita, the Yôkaï Company curates the immersive workshop program

"Monsters and creatures"

for three weeks

March 22 through April 19, 2021

Six 5th grade ans 6th grade classses

three GIMME SHELTER performances

more than 100 hours of wokshops

a documentary film

Sponsors

DRAC Grand Est Region, City of ReimsDepartment of Marne

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GIMME SHELTER

ALSACE TOUR

The show GIMME SHELTER tours

the Grand Est Region :

January 22/23, 2021

  Scène Europe à Colmar (68)

January 29/30, 2021

 Espace 110 à Illzach (68)

February 4/5, 2021

 MAC de Bischwiller (67)

February 12/13, 2021

  La Nef à Saint Dié des Vosges (88)

POSTPONED

TO MARCH 2022

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INVISIBLE AWAKENING

FIRST RESEARCH RESIDENCY

​At International Puppet Theater in Charleville-Mézières, France

October 19th through November 20th, 2020

As part of the NAPP-program Europe Creative

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GIMME SHELTER

SLOVENIA TOUR

The show GIMME SHELTER tours Slovenia

September 25th, 2020

Maribor Puppet Theater

October 2nd, 2020

Lutke International Festival, Ljubljana

Professional panel organized by

Lukte Festival and Institut Français

October 3rd, 2020

New aesthetics in puppetry

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