Friday, April 29, 2011

Compagnie Ieto

[post 134]

I don't know much about Compagnie Ieto, another product of the French circus school system. I've never seen them perform, but based on this video — thank you to Jeff Seal for the link — I like, I like. Strictly speaking this is more nouveau cirque than physical comedy, but there's a strong kinship in terms of partner acrobatic work, engagement with the material world, and sheer creativity.

Click here for a review in English.
Click here for a review in French.
Click here for their web site.


« If your friend limps to the right then limp to the left. »
Renard J, Journal, 1906
— from the Ieto web site

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