To Make Myself Clear (2012)

 

 

A young woman is alone on stage.

She translates the others’ words without being able to express her own. She is a hostess, a translator, or maybe is she useless. Through a straight back and deadpan smiles, she tries to rebel, leave or simply let her imagination wander… until she finds herself back in this absurd situation she was in.

Inspired by the instinctive use of our bodies when we express ourselves and by the falsely keen greetings from those whose work consists in being in a good mood, ‘To Make Myself Clear’ is the portrait of a neurosis.

 

 

 

Emilie Wyss

Choreography and interpretation - Elsa Couvreur

 

Music - Apashe

 

Video - Camille De Dieu

 

Duration - 15 min

​Performances :

- 29 October 2016 - Portes Ouvertes de la Coulou, 2e étage - Bâtiment de la Ciguë, Coulouvrenière, Geneva

- 4 and 11 September 2016 - under French title "Les choses à plat" at Théâtre de l'Echappée (Laval, France)

-20 and 21 March 2012 at Théâtre Sévelin 36 (Lausanne)

-23 June 2012 at Cour des Casemates (Geneva)

 

Special thanks: Ballet Junior de Genève, Cie Neopost Arrrht, Théâtre Sévelin 36

Michael Kuszla

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