• La Manœuvre

    La Manœuvre, Mue | Photo: Florence Delahaye

    Heavy air and dark sorcerous energy. Led by Gaëlle Bisellach-Roig (known best perhaps for her work with James Thiérrée on one of the all-time great shows, La Veillée des Abysses), La Manœuvre's language draws heavily on puppetry and object manipulation, finding perhaps a kind of sympathy in resonant yet unspeaking objects: the company's work is secretive and turned-in, thoughtful and intricate. There's a life inside, there to be glimpsed.

  • Magazine

    By John Ellingsworth on 17 May 2010 in Reviews

    There's a disorienting scene in Mue where a woman with a mask on the back of her head—a mask with shoulder-length hair that obscures her ordinary face—climbs a rope, straddles and inverts and turns.