Du 5 au 25 July
De 19h25 à 21h10
Rest on 11th and 18th juillet
La Patinoire (the Rink)
Présentation du spectacle Tribes
Beth and Christopher are two university scholars about to retire. Their three adult children come back to live at home. Billy, the youngest, is deaf. He learned lip-reading and oralism. He falls in love with Sylvia, born from deaf parents, who introduces him to the deaf community. Their love becomes an explosive pointer for this family trapped in its rules, biases and beliefs. Behind the mask of language, irony, fights as expressions of their love, lie many more sorrows. The family core, the tribe, as the prime location of violence and inequalities.
Présentation de l'auteure Nina Raine
An Oxford graduate, Nina Raine started her carreer as intern director at the Royal Court Theatre in London. Her first play – Rabbit, which she also directed – was a success and earned her many awards.
Tribes is a commission from the Royal Court Theatre and received the Offie award.
As a director, Nina Raine also staged Shades, as well as Jumpy. Her latest work is a staging of William Boyd’s Longing at Hampstead Theatre.
Présentation de la metteuse en scène Mélanie Leray
After the school of the TNB (Rennes), Mélanie Leray was a co-founder of the Théâtre des Lucioles where she was an actor and director until 2012, when she created her ow company: the Compagnie 2052.
She started directing at the Penitentiary Center for Women in