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Cie des Pieds Perchés

Is a new circus company performing in Switzerland, France and the Czech Republic.

 

The company was founded in 2009 by two Swiss artists, Morgane Widmer and Stéphanie N’Duhirahe, who have known each other forever. In their youth, they discovered circus arts together in Switzerland, notably the aerial rope, which became their favorite means of expression.

 

Their performances Foutaise, 2010; The Weight of Emptiness, 2013/2016 and Peas in a Pod, 2015 have been performed in Italy, Switzerland, Canada, France, and Czech Republic (e.g. Frisanco festival (IT), Jours de Cirque (CA) Festival D’Aurillac (FR), Cirk- UFF festival (CZ), the Letní Letná festival (CZ), and Alfred ve dvoře Theatre in Prague. 

 

* MUTE/En sourdine debuted in October 2016 in the theater Alfred ve dvoře, featuring a new element of on-stage musical collaborated with musician Roman Džačár. For this project, the company was supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, the City of Prague, Cirqueon, the Swiss Embassy, KD Mlejn, DW7, Theater Divadlo na Cucky, Theater Divadlo Yarmat, and Motus/Alfred ve dvoře.

 

* In 2018, Stéphanie and Morgane conceived the oudoor show Mezi řečí (Between the Lines), the first composition in The Between ProjeKt. Eliška Brtnická (Circus Mlejn) and Pavla Rožníčková (Circus Tety) functioned as advisors, and again Roman Džačár performed in the show with live musical accompaniment. Mezi řečí was supported by the City of Prague, Cirqueon, KD Mlejn and L’elastique citrique.

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“We express our ideas through movement, props and various artistic disciplines, while focusing on pressing contemporary issues. We do not intend to moralize, rather, we approach our subjects with humor and irony”

Cie des Pieds Perchés