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• KEY DATES

1976 Created in 1976 in Paris from the Julie Group, resulting from Théâtracide : First intervention with a hot-air balloon in Aix, a city open to street acrobats.
1980 Participation in Falaise des Fous (Jura), one of the first street theatre festivals
1985 Establishment and structuring in Lavaur (Tarn): The company changed its name to Plasticiens Volants
1992 Closing ceremony for the Olympic games in Barcelona with the company ‘El Comediants’
1999 Established the company in Graulhet (Tarn) in an old tannery

 

• CREATIONS

1984 GIGANTOMACHIE
1988 KIRKENES
1990 CETTE ANNEE-LA... Taken from “ The combat of Tancrede and Cloride” of Claudio Monteverdi
1993 NUIT SAINT GEORGES
1994 L’APPRENTI-SORCIER In production with the F.A.U.S.T. of Toulouse
1995 EZILI
1997 DON QUICHOTTE
1998 LES OGRES
1993 NGALYOD - Creation in Australia
2001 SIMURGH inspired by the Persian folk tale written by Attar in the XIIIth century called “The language of birds”
2002 LA FIANCEE DU DRAGON for Expo 02 in Switzerland
2002 PERLE
2002 MOON (MOON FISHER)
2003 DETOURS D’EXPEDITION
2004 LA 8ème MERVEILLE
2006 BABILONIA
2010 EL LIBRO « De nos rêves occupons le ciel»
2011 BIG BANG
2013/2014 new Creacion LITTLE NEMO IN SLUMBERLAND from comic of Winsor McCay

 

• FESTIVALS

France
Avignon festival (final part 1983 with Ephémère and Els Comediants)
Chalon dans la rue festival (final part 1991 & 1993 with Comediants)Festival Viva Cité à Sotteville lès-Rouen (ouverture 2003)
Puppet festival of Charleville-Mezières (2000, 2003, 2006)
Festival Au Bonheur des Mômes au Grand Bornand (2006)
Fest’Arts - Libourne (2011)
Australia
Sydney, Melbourne and Perth festivals (2000)
Brazil
Belo Horizonte Festival (1998)
Canada
Just for Laugh Montreal festival & Quebec Summer festival (2006)
Holland
Heerlen, Cultura Nova (2005, 2008, 2010)
Mexico
International Cervantino festival of Guanajuato (2003)
Cultural festival of Zacatecas (2003)
Roumania
Festival international de théâtre de Sibiu (2008)
South Korea
Uijeongbu (2006)
Spain
Forum 2004
Tarrega festival (several times)
La Merce festival in Barcelona (1991)
Fira Mediterrania de Manresa (2005)
Switzerland
Nyon, Paleo Festival (2008)
Taïwan
Taipeh (several times)
United Kingdom
Edinburgh’s Hogmanay (several times)
Cardiff Festival Wow on the Waterfront (2007)
The Stockton International Riverside Festival (several times)
London Greenwich & Docklands (2004, 2007)
Venezuela
International Theater festival of Caracas (2002)

 

• EVENTS

When the imagination and the creativity of the company are at the service of an event:

Closing ceremony for the Olympic Games in Barcelona with Comediants (1992)
Opening ceremony for the Mediterranean Games with Jérôme Savary (1993)
Inauguration of the Channel Tunnel in Great Britain (1994)
Opera Mundi with Fura del Baus and Comediants in Rio de Janeiro (1994)
Parade for the World Football Cup Coupe in St-Denis, France (1998)
Opening ceremony for the World Cycling Tour in Maastricht (1998)
Opening & closing ceremony for the Para Olympic Games in Sydney (2000)
Production for Moon Festival Anniversary with Aeroplume in Taïwan (2002)
Expo 02 in Switzerland (2002)
Centenary parade for the Tour de France in Paris (2003)
Production for Nice Carnaval (several times)
The Year of France in China, Toulouse-Chongking (2005)
Production for The Dreden 800th Anniversary (2006)
Opening ceremony for Luxembourg, European Cultural Capital (2006)
Production for the Camp Nou Stadium 50th Anniversary in Barcelona (2007)
Festa Tolosa ! Toulouse, European Cultural Capital (2007)
Opening ceremony for Zaragoza Expo 08 with Groupe F (2008)
Closing ceremony of The Year of France in Brazil (2009)
Opening ceremony of the International Film Festival in Roma, villa Medicis(2009)
Opening ceremony for Istanbul, European Cultural Capital (2010)
Autostadt (vw),10th Anniversary with l’Orgue à Feu in Wolfsburg (2010)
Bicentenary of Mexico Independance (2010)
Venise, Vivaldi, Versailles with Groupe F (2011)
Parade for The 125 Kurfurstendamm Anniversary in Berlin (2011)
Production for Parade Macao (2011)
Production for Paris Parade Santiago du Chili (2011)
Production for Finale of the League Cup at the stadium of France (2012)