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Gérald Kurdian (FR) The Magic of Spectacular Theater


Gérald Kurdian (FR) The Magic of Spectacular Theater

theater performance
TH 22.11.2012 20:30
FR 23.11.2012 20:30

Celebration of the extra-ordinary

Pop music, performance and illusionism in one show? ... can we read your thoughts? For the French performer, songwriter and artist Gérald Kurdian these elements go hand in hand. In the theatre it seems illusionism forms an alliance with the spectator, who is willingly led up the garden path. However, both the theatre and a classical magician’s show share the premiss that there is something that goes beyond the here and now. A professional magician guides Kurdian in The Magic of Spectacular Theater in his quest for a lo-fi tribute to everything that is extra-ordinary.

ca. 60’

Concept and performance: Gérald Kurdian
Artistic collaborator : Philippe Quesne
Assistant: Elise Simonet
Sound technician: Adrien Genrizon
Production manager: Kerstin Schroth
With the support of: Fondation d'entreprise Hermès (New Settings programme)
Co-productions: WEB 4.3 (Vooruit Kunstencentrum (Gent), LE Vivat (Armentieres), WP Zimmer (Antwerp)), Kunstencentrum BUDA (Kortrijk), Centre Pompidou (Metz)