L'Aprés Midi D'un Foehn (Version 1)

Artist: Compagnie Non Nova (France)

3 shows on Saturday 9 June -  1pm, 2:30pm and 4pm 


Adults €12 / Kids €5 / Family (2A+2K) €30 / Conc. €10 

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Online booking will close 1 hour before each performance.  A limited number of tickets will be available to purchase at the on-site box office.  Cash sales only on site.

Prepare to be enchanted by this beautiful, award-winning show which has wowed audiences of all ages all over the world.

Astounding in it's simplicity, a mime artist uses plastic bags to create a show that is unique and utterly captivating.

Whirred to life by fans, watch as the bags fill the air, joyously swirling and twirling to the beautiful music of Debussy.

An experience of true wonder guaranteed to charm the young, and the young at heart.

Suitable for ages 5+

A performance without words, featuring the manipulation of objects and elements.


Cast and Creation Team

Artistic director: Phia MENARD

Assisted by: Jean-Luc BEAUJAULT

Performed by: Jean-Louis OUVRARD

Sound track composition: Ivan ROUSSEL, using Claude Debussy’s . << Afternoon of a Faun >>.

Stage manager: Olivier GICQUIAUD

Sound master alternately: Olivier GICQUIAUD, Claire FESSELIER, Ivan ROUSSEL, Mateo PROVOST

Puppets: design: Phia MENARD - manufacture: Claire RIGAUD

Co-director, administration and booking: Claire MASSONNET

Production assistant: Clarisse MEROT and Claire FESSELIER

Public relations: Adrien POULARD

Assistant touring coordinator: Anais ROBERT

Non Nova is subsidised by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication – DRAC des Pays de la Loire,

Nantes City Council, the Conseil R.gional des Pays de la Loire, the Conseil Departemental de Loire-AtlanVque,

the Institut Francais (France’s internaVonal cultural relaVons body) and the BNP Paribas Foundation.

The company is based in Nantes.

The company Non Nova / Phia Menard is currently associated artist at l’Espace Malraux Scene Nationale in Chambery from 2014 until 2018.

The company Non Nova is currently associated artist at the << Theatre Nouvelle Generation - Centre Dramatique National >> in Lyon, << Theatre National de Bretagne - Rennes >> and << companion-artist >> at the Caen National Choreographic Centre in Normandy from 2016 unVl 2018.

Warm thanks to Pierre OREFICE, to the teachers and pupils of Gaston SerpeÄe School in Nantes (the nursery classes and the youngest class in the primary section 2008/2009), to Pierre WATELET and Mathilde CARTON from the Natural History Museum of Nantes and to Pascal LEROUX from Collectif la Valise in Nantes.