Under the weight of feathers

Sous le poids des plumes

Saturday, April 27
FIAF Florence Gould Hall

Ages 6+

Choreography by Fouad Kouchy
Performed by Yann Crayssac, Mounir Kerfah, Benjamin Midonet and Mounir Touaa
Performance: Approx. 60min

In Under the weight of feathers (Sous le poids des plumes), four dancers from the collective Pyramid Company plunge into a dreamlike world where the motion of mime, hip-hop, physical theater, burlesque, and object manipulation melds and intertwines with their every movement. The sweet, funny, impertinent performance presents a succession of sketches of everyday life, which use the poetry of the dancers’ bodies to conjure a dreamlike world where memory is interrogated and the passage of time is reflected through movement. The audience is invited to question their own memories as the dancers strip the fragmented feathers of the past away bit by bit, until only a raw canvas remains.


Pyramid Company

For over 20 years, Compagnie Pyramid has been a driving force behind hip-hop dance and urban culture in the Charente-Maritime region. Constantly questioning its artistic work, the company has drawn on disciplines such as mime, object theater and burlesque, enabling it to defend a unique artistic approach in the hip-hop landscape.

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    • With an average of 80 performances a year in France and abroad, Compagnie Pyramid has received numerous awards and is supported by the Direction Régionale des Affaires Culturelles, the Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine, the Département de la Charente-Maritime, the Communauté d’Agglomération Rochefort-Océan, the town of Rochefort and the Institut Français for its international tours.