Director Jean Liermier stages the classical play by Edmond Rostand about love, poetry, hostility, and beauty. Two very different men try to win the heart of wonderful Roxane: Christian is a man as handsome as Cyrano is ugly and as blundering as Cyrano is eloquent.
Théâtre de Carouge • Geneva, Switzerland
Thom Luz, director-in-residence at Theater Basel, uses the dreamy final scene in Büchner’s ambiguous play as the starting point of a new piece of music theatre and paves his own way through its desperate, yet cheerful, world.
Theater Basel • Basel, Switzerland
The international festival presents choreographies of newcomers as well as of iconic figures. This year, the programme includes productions by Swiss artists Lea Moro and Augustin Rebetez as well as a Swiss premiere by Filipina Eisa Jocson and performances by the French choreographer Jérôme Bel.
Dampfzentrale • Bern, Switzerland
Designed for young audiences, the show relies on the strength of images and the sensations they provoke, where dance and the visual arts combine. Friendship, magic and adventure: a fantastic journey that unfolds in this fascinating piece.
Le Petit Théâtre de Lausanne • Lausanne, Switzerland
Gilles Jobin invites the audience to be part of a unique sensory experience: equipped with VR headsets, visitors can navigate in real space and at the same time interact with dancers from a virtual world. For the first time, a choreographer combines dance with immersive virtual reality.
Haus der elektronischen Künste • Basel, Switzerland
A Greco-Swiss group concern themselves with «saving» or, more precisely, with «people with a history of saving». Both in Switzerland, considered to be a wealthy country, and in Greece, an officially bankrupt state, many people are exposed to the constant burden of taxation.
Kaserne Basel • Basel, Switzerland