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Princeton French Theater Festival

September 30, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - October 3, 2016 @ 10:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until October 6, 2016

Free

Now through October 6th, a series of theater and dance performances organized by Florent Masse of Princeton’s Department of French and Italian in collaboration with the Lewis Center for the Arts.

Remaining Schedule:

Title: Ceux Qui Restent (The Ones Who Remain) by David Lescot

Dates/Times: September 30 – October 1, 8 P.M.

Location: Matthews Acting Studio / 185 Nassau Street

Description: April 19, 2013 marked the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, after which it was destroyed. Today in France, there are barely ten individuals still alive who lived in the Warsaw Ghetto. This performance tells the stories of two of them, Paul Felenbok and Wloda Blit-Robertson, based on interviews with these two survivors. Performed in French with English subtitles.

 

Titles: Paroles de Soldats (Soldiers’ Words) by Hubert le Roux & Antoine Sabbath

Date/Time: October 4, 8 P.M.

Location: Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street

Description: Paroles de Soldats reminds us of the enduring effects of war on the French soldiers engaged in international conflicts over the last 30 years in Iraq, Rwanda, Afghanistan and beyond. Five actors from the Jeune Théâtre National lend their voices to these accounts, sharing the fear and anguish these soldiers encountered when faced with brutal combat that left no one unscathed. Performed in French.

 

Title: Movement on Movement by Noé Soulier

Dates/Times: October 5 – 6 at 8 pm

Location: Whitman College Class of 1970 Theater on Princeton campus

Description: Dance artist Noé Soulier physically reproduces sequences from internationally-recognized choreographer William Forsythe’s  Improvisation Technologies, in which William Forsythe presents different tools to generate and analyze movements. By using these tools as dance material, Soulier makes an explanation of a dance the dance itself. Words and gestures interact to create correspondences, frictions and gaps. Performed in French and English

Free and open to the public, but reservations required.

Details

Start:
September 30, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
End:
October 3, 2016 @ 10:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
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