Saint Chamand castle
(départ 2 rue des écoles), France
This building, originally a cultural center, was built during the development of the Cité de Saint-Chamand in the 1960s. It has since been used in a multi-purpose room, notably by the Social Center and incorporates a library.
In this place, La Manufacture initiated “Oxygène” a project in co-governance with artists, residents’ association, social center, college, town hall. A year-round residency program is being developed, with the European network “Centriphérie” grouping 9 structures on the outskirts of cities or regions across the European Union.
This superb 14-meter-wide, 10-meter deep, 7-meter-high level plateau can accommodate 100 spectators. 40 minutes are proposed to the teams between each show, which allows a calm management of the changes of board.
Accessible by shuttle Manufacture (from rue des Écoles) and by tramway from 2020.