DANCE THEATRE AND PHYSICAL COMEDY
The relationship between a woman and an high-tech answering machine and her desperation in being unable to comply with its requests.
A critical exploration of the impact of new technologies on our daily lives. A performance that combines theatre, dance and mime. Comic but disturbing at the same time, ‘The Sensemaker’ highlights our limits in obeying a set of artificial rules created by a system which increasingly distant and inhuman.
Winner of the “Outstanding Theatre Award” – Edinburgh Fringe 2019.
Performance Award FISICO 2020 (Alba International Physical Theatre Festival)
‘The Sensemaker’ is basically unclassifiable. It ranges from the hilariously funny to the toe-curlingly embarrassing and the downright disturbing… a piece of mime which can get very noisy indeed. It is both a dream and a nightmare.
★★★★ SIMON WARD – THE PEG REVIEW
Choreography and interpretation – Elsa Couvreur
GENRE: dance theater with elements of mime and clown
INDICATED PUBLIC: high school students aged +14 years.
DURATION: 60 minutes + time allocated for a session of questions with the actress (in French). The actress of the show is a French native speaker.
FREE KIT OF EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL AVAILABLE FOR TEACHERS.
ATTENTION: THE SHOW CONTAINS A SHORT NUDE SCENE WITHOUT EROTIC CONTENT
ELSA COUVREUR (BE)
Graduated from the Royal Ballet School of Antwerp, she is admitted to the Ballet Junior academy in Geneva. She creates the show ‘J’ai essayé de ne pas tomber‘ for the 2013 InciDanse platform in Freiburg, Switzerland and the production ‘Even Raël Would Agree‘, presented at the Electron Festival 2014 in Geneva and staged in various Swiss cities. She worked for the Alias company(Guilherme Botelho), Inkörper Company (Aurélien Dougé) and Yann Marussich. ‘