L’Étang

Gisèle Vienne

Gisèle Vienne – choreographer, visual artist and puppeteer – has directed Robert Walser’s The Pond, which tells the story of a teenager who imagines himself to be unloved and puts his mother’s feelings to the test.

By elaborating a vocal and sound composition, working with two actresses, and about fifteen human-sized dolls on stage, Gisèle Vienne invites the audience to feel the confusing feelings and identities that play out within the family unit between amusement and sincerity, desire and fantasy…

as part of the festival Variations