The Solo is my first project as a director. Presented for the 1st time on October 1, 2021, the conception was done in pairs: while my energy went to the dramaturgy, to the conception of a dense but fluid text and to a natural interpretation even in the effort, my co-pilot Gaspar Schelck developed a coherent aesthetic and a multitude of technical tools reinforcing the subject.

The Solo is an hybrid and multidisciplinary project, on the border between a circus show and a gesticulated conference.

Circus is a vector of strong and shared emotions, but what is their social role? Why does the public take pleasure in seeing an artist taking risks ? What creates empathy between the audience and the circus performer ?

Between scientific popularization and acrobatic performance, the notion of entertainment is questioned, with a contagious pleasure for the exploration of bushy paths.

Le Solo continues its tour and we are constantly looking for new partnerships to allow this innovative and ambitious show to meet a large number of eclectic spectators


Inspired by the "Easy to read and write" booklets, this booklet was created in partnership with a group of female Mars spectators. The Solo was chosen from among the shows of the season to appear there and thus make the project accessible to as many people as possible in its communication.

Tour dates
Maison de la création · Cité Modèle (Bxl)
Festival Propulse - Théâtre National Wallonie-Bruxelles
Festival Up - Bruxelles
Semaine du Cerveau - Aix en Provence
Le Monty - Genappe
Maison culturelle d'Ath · Le Palace

Gaspar and I were accompanied during the creation by an incredible and talented team:

Kélian Christophe, sound designer

Lorette Moreau, dramaturgical collaborator

Leslie Mannès, choreographic collaborator 

Lisa Choucroun as fact-checkers and scientific collaborator 

Margaux Vandervelden, costume design

Lauryn Turquin, prosody assistant/coach

Cécile Imbernon, production and distribution

Agathe Meziani and Oren Boneh as benevolent collaborators

Léopold de Nève, sound management

And also by supportive and caring partners :

La Maison de la culture de Tournai · MARS – Mons Arts de la scène · La Maison de la création · La Roseraie · Latitude 50 · L’Ecole Nationale de Cirque de Châtellerault · Le Palace ; Maison culturelle d’Ath · Le Centre Culturel du Brabant Wallon · le Monty · l’Archipel 19 · Up Circus & Performing Arts · Centre culturel Wolubilis · le LookIN’OUT · Le Centre culturel d’Uccle · Aires Libres · la Fédération Wallonie Bruxelles – service Cirque, rue, arts forains · FWB Bourse Un futur pour la culture · Wallonie Bruxelles International WBI · WBT/D 

Diffusion > Cécile Imbernon

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