Created in collaborationwith Henrique Furtado

Bibi Ha Bibi

Wearing skin-tight playsuits, Aloun Marchal and Henrique Furtado weigh each other up, stare at each other, stand firm in the middle of the stage and let out a cry from deep inside : the challenge is laid down. Face to face, close to each other, conniving and provoking at the same time, they are getting ready. They explore a wide range of sounds and movements with clashing styles, from sports fighting to teasing childish games, from rumbling noises to lullabies, from straightforward breathing to bestial yelling.

Progressive mechanisms drive the performers even further into their exercice, moving dsijointedly and opening their throats more and more. The pas de deux gllides from controlled violence to sensuality, which are both disturbingly based on listening, mimcry and exchange of movements. Progressively and cruel, get tangled, mixed up and rival each other. Henrique Furtado and Aloun Marchal are ready, at last…

Duration : 50 minutes


Choreography & interpretation Henrique Furtado & Aloun MarchalLights Eduardo Abdala covered by Manuel AbrantesDramaturgy : Céline CartillierCostumes : Camille Rosa with Rozenn LamandMusical collaboration : Jerzy BielskiAdvice : Marie-Pascale Dubé ( inuit song), Bruno « Hammer » Brito (wrestling), Estrela Ferreira (belly dance)
Production : Siège (France) and Possibilitas (Sweden)
Coproduction : La Place de la Danse – CDCN Toulouse / Occitanie – [DNA] – Departures and Arrivals cofinanced by Europe Créative of the European Union, Dance and Theatre Festival of Gothemburg, Atalante
Studios : Théâtre Paul Eluard in Bezons, Théâtre Louis Aragon in Tremblay-en-France, l’Alkantara in Lisbon, La Ménagerie de verre in Paris, Vitlycke Centre for Performing Art in Vitlycke , La Briqueterie – CDC of Val-de-Marne.
With the support of SACD Beaumarchais (for the writing), SACD, DRAC Ile-de-France, Västra Götaland region, the city of Gothemburg, Fundation GDA, Fundation Gulbenkian and  Spedidam.