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    Childcare at BRONKS

    This performance is accompanied by childcare for siblings who are too young to attend. Registration is not required, but a mail in advance to info@bronks.be is always welcome.

    The childcare centre opens 15 minutes before the start of the performance.

A track covered in white mud. In the middle there’s a smartly dressed juggler, who takes up the many challenges (keeping clean, avoiding slipping, and keeping your ball in the air), and his face displays ever more complex grimaces. Everything sticks, slips, and gets dirty.

It’s inevitable and even necessary for him to fall. As a two-legged creature, a human being has to fall in order to learn to stand up straight. Yet falling in the mud and getting covered with sludge: what a humiliation, or, perhaps, an unspeakable, secret, and infantile joy of messing around, rebellion, and primitive instinct?!

In this exciting act Nathan Israël juggles with a ball, mud, and our inconsistencies. Together with him, we feel how enjoyable it is to mess around with mud, we feel the thrill of the forbidden, and the joy of walking upright without falling.


Avec Nathan Israël. De Luna Rousseau et Nathan Israël. Conception, mise en scène et dramaturgie : Luna Rousseau. Régie : Vincent Berthe de Pommery ou Bruno Cavilla. Une production Le Jardin des Délices avec La Maison des Jonglages - scène conventionnée La Courneuve et Le Château de Blandy-les-Tours, Département de Seine-et-Marne. Avec le soutien de l'Atelier du Plateau et de la Ville de Paris. Remerciements à l'Espace Périphérique - Parc de La Villette, Paris.


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