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  • Professional workshop in Finland

    From the 18th to the 21th June 2022, Nicole Mossoux will be giving a workshop for professional puppeteers in Turku. This research laboratory will be a step towards the creation of projects that will be presented at TIP-Fest in November 2022. 

  • Puppet Podcast

    On Thursday 11/11/21 at 5pm, Nicole Mossoux and Caroline Bernier-Dionne will be talking about puppets live on Facebook and Youtube

  • The body faced with the object

    Fromt the 1st to the 5th November 2021, Agnès Limbos (Cie Gare Centrale) and Nicole Mossoux will lead a workshop for professionals combining dance- and object-theatre at the 19th International Festival MarionNEttes in Neufchâtel (Switzerland). 

    + more information

  • Rencontres Jacques Copeau

    Nicole Mossoux and Patrick Bonté will take part in the 8th edition of Les rencontres de la Maison Jacques Copeau, dedicated to theatre and dance, in Chorey-lès-Beaune on the 29th and 30th October. 

    + more info

  • Hitting the streets

    After a first outing last February as part of a Still Standing for Culture protest action when we were in the process of creating the piece at Théâtre les Tanneurs, Les Gilles des Arrière-Mondes will step off the stage and into the city on the 16th October at 6pm in Brussels (Anneessens Square) for Danse avec les foules festival. Join us, it’s free !

    +++ complete programme

  • Online tour

    Die Geisterhand is part of the online programme of the 2021-edition of FITS festival in Sibiu, Romania.
    The film will be available on their streaming platform on the 24th and 25th August 2021.

  • Forock

    Come and dance with us on Sunday 9th May 2021 in Brussels (Place des Martyrs).
    Follow our 3-step tutorial to learn the choreography. You don't need to be a dancer to nail it! 
    Register now by email (billetterie@theatre-martyrs.be), space is limited.
    You can then catch the live performance of Histoire de l'imposture at the Théâtre des Martyrs from the 2nd to the 4th June 2021. 

  • Cancelled tour dates (COVID-19)

    The following performance dates have been cancelled or postponed because of the prevention measures against the spread of coronavirus: 
    - 26th March 2020 / The Great He-Goat / Dieppe Scène Nationale - Dieppe (France)
    - 7-9th May 2020 / The Great He-Goat / FIMFA festival - Lisboa (Portugal)
    - 14-15th May 2020 / Whispers / Mukamas Festival - Tampere (Finland)
    - 30th October 2020 / Alban / Festival Drama Queer - Bratislava (Slovakia)
    - 28-29th January 2021 / Vice Versa / L'Etincelle / Rouen (France)
    - 26-27th March 2021 instead of 28-29th May 2020 / Whispers / Westflügel / Leipzig (Germany)
    - 29th April 2021 / The Great He-Goat / Equilibre/Nuithonie / Fribourg (Switzerland)

  • Studio residency of Annina Mosimann and Anniek Vetter

    from the Studiengang Figurentheater /  Stuttgart Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst

    from the 5th to the 9th April, from the 12th to the 16th July and from the 2nd to the 6th August 2021.

  • Fiesta de la Francofonia 2021 / Argentina

    You can stream The Great He-Goat online from the 13th to the 21th March during the Fiesta de la Francofonía. here

  • Festival de cine Francofono 2021 / Chile

    If you live in Chile, you can watch 'The Great He-Goat' until the 25th March here

  • Time-travelling: "Light!" is back in London

    The London International Mime Festival has released an online-selection of a few of the 729 productions presented over its 44-year history! 'Light!' was available from the 19th until the 31st January 2021 at midnight.

  • Les Arrière-Mondes

    The Company is working on a new production. Les Arrière-Mondes will see the light of day during two performances for professionals the 25th and the 26th February 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Théâtre les Tanneurs in Brussels. Public performances will be presented there in June 2021.
    For more information

  • Postponed and cancelled performances (COVID-19)

    Some performance dates that had to be postponed due to COVID-19 have been rescheduled (until July 2023). 
    + You can check it out on our tour page

  • Body-puppet laboratory: creation and manipulation

    Workshop for professional actors, puppeteers, dancers, set designers and directors led by Natacha Belova and Nicole Mossoux from 22nd February to 12th March 2021 in Toulouse (France).
    Application deadline: 7th December 2020
    Further information as well as a fully detailed programme can be found on Marionnettissimo's website.

  • Die Geisterhand, the film

    Antonin de Bemels has created a video out of the many ghost hand clips that have been sent to us following a call for participation that we published in reaction to the cancellation of the performances of Whispers at The Westflügel Theater in Leipzig. You can find the film in free access here.

  • La dramaturgia de la materia Masterclass

    The masterclass that took place on the 20th September 2020 in Mexico City is available online here
    Special participation: Natacha Belova and Nicole Mossoux, Simultaneous translation: Nicole Ooms, Organization: Jimena Montes d'Oca, Paolina Orta and Edwin Torres.
    For more information

  • Die Geisterhand

    Video and audio artist Antonin de Bemels has created a video installation out of the many ghost hand clips that have been sent to us following a call for participation that we published in reaction to the cancellation of the performances of Whispers at The Westflügel Theater in Leipzig. It will be screened on the 12th and 26th September 2020 at Les Brigittines in Brussels during the Unpredictable Saturdays.

    For more information about the installation…
    Link to the participants’ filmed improvisations …

  • Online tour

    Vice Versa was part of the programme of this year’s online edition of FITS festival in Sibiu, Romania.
    The full video of the show was available from the 12th to the 21st June 2020.

  • Ghost hand challenge

    Whispers was supposed to have been performed in Leipzig at the end of May 2020. Instead, we suggested that you explore the theme and language developed in the production by sending us a short filmed improvisation of 2min30 maximum. The exercise is called the ghost hand.

    The tutorial and the guidelines can be found here, where all the videos of the haunting presences you have opened yourselves to were revealed. 

    We want to thank all the participants and the Westflügel-team for this initiative.

  • Until then

    While we are waiting to hit the road and come together again in this year 2020, you can find the films by the Company in free access here
    We can't wait to trade our screens for actual encounters.
    See you soon.

  • The show must go online

    We felt it was important to find a way to share with you the performances that have been cancelled or postponed due to the global health crisis. 
    You can therefore watch the complete videos of The Great He-Goat and Whispers for free on this website until the 15th April 2020.
    Stay safe ! 

  • Performing and visual arts : an encounter

    The Alternatives Théâtrales-team invited you to extend the reflection about the encounter between the performing and visual arts, as developped in its most recent issue (October 2019), on the 13th March 2020 at the Brigittines in Brussels with Patrick Bonté and Véronique Leyens.The conversation was moderated by Sylvie Martin-Lahmani.