While I was reading Georges Didi-Huberman’s book ‘Sentir le grisou’, I came upon this sentence: There is no better subterfuge for catastrophes than the seeming normality of passing time.This will be the starting point for là-SEXTET. The action will take place within the density of the instant. Dissemination, passages, reminiscence… contamination. Wave after wave after wave…Then time. Then a fracture.

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In this choreographic work, the substance acts like a virus, instilling something ineluctable within us. A continual tension emanates from the fusion of gestures that slide one into another. The movement unfolds in a dilated temporal interstice.An object of dissemination, a tidal wave that seizes us, a musical tsunami that submerges us… là-SEXTET captures our attention and we find ourselves petrified, as if caught in a shock wave.


  • Choreography Pierre Pontvianne
  • Performance Jazz Barbé, Laura Frigato, Florence Girardon, Mathieu Heyraud, Cécile Laloy, David Mambouch, Pierre Treille
  • Sound design: Pierre Pontvianne
  • Lighting: Valérie Colas
  • Duration : 20 mn


Compagnie PARC


Coproduction Atelier de Paris / CDCN


RAMDAM, UN CENTRE d’ART / Ste-Foy-lès-Lyon, Le Dôme Théâtre / Albertville, Atelier de Paris / CDCN, Cronstadt, CND Lyon