Immersed in a "steampunk alternate universe",three character- musicians, perched high, coming straight out of a comic book or a fantasy film, try to rally the public support for their cause: Prophecies, ceremonies, rallying sessions on ... background music evoking an eastern Europe doped with amphetamines.
The artists come from France
The show can be performed in the streets, marketplaces and more, inside or outside, by day or by night... But some installations are necessary to ensure its good unfolding.
Playtime: 2x 40'
Number of artists: 3 + 1 (director)
Dressing Room A safe locking place. A key will be given to the members of the company upon their arrival.
Configuration • Near the place of representation, hidden to the public • A large space for the assembly (approximately 60m², 3m height, 3m for the door (opening)), easy access to the representation place.
Equipment • Hand-wash basin with hot water is essential, shower if possible
Lights. • Large Mirror. • Power supply (220V, 16A French outlet/socket).
Catering at disposal of the artists upon their arrival and during the entire day (Cakes, dry fruits, pork-butchery, cheese, tea, coffee, fresh water, beers, soda...).
Safety • Please provide a person 2 hours before the show, to locate/identify the course/play route with the artists. • Half an hour before the representation, two people are needed to help the Giants dress up, and then to ensure their safety throughout the entire ambulation by facilitating their displacements, preventing a public overflow (ex: children or adults who pull or raise the dresses, use of detonators or other projectiles, dogs, etc...).
Place of service – show- route
Please avoid • Rough, sloping or slippery ground. • High Pavements. • Staircases. Please provide • 3m of opening for the passage of one Troï. • 10m for 3 facing Troïs. • 3m height for the entire the trajectory/route/show.
Documents required at the latest 10 days before the date of the representation • Length of the route. • Distance from the dressing room to the starting point of the ambulation/walk act
Weather • the show cannot take place in case of rain, negative temperatures or important wind.
Show: The show is loud, but not deafening • It is not possible to play near a noisy stage or important sound sources...
Within the framework of an ambulation, the giants can hardly make music while walking. Musical stops will take place in order to perform their act.
Visually, the spectacle has more interest during nighttime.
Preparation time :Preparation time: 3 hours. • 45mn duration from the exit of the dressing rooms, (this time is hardly extensible) • Minimum 30 minutes between two representations. • The ambulation cannot exceed 800m. The Giants will be able to take part in processions only in the strict respect of the quoted conditions.
Packing • Please provide a safe place to store the material. • Thank you for reserving a free parking space for a minibus or a van, near the dressing room
Meals • 4 hot complete meals including 1 vegetarian meal. The local specialties are welcome. • The meal time may vary according to the hours of representation. It will be established with the organizer before the arrival of the artists
Overnight stay: The bottom-of-the-range hotels are not accepted. • 4 single rooms or 2 single rooms + 1 twin rooms with separate beds are accepted / or 4 single • Ideally: a nice bed and breakfast
- The organizer has to ensure the application of Sabam (author's rights or any performance rights organisation (PRO) of your country)and the authorization of the police and fire department..
- The organizer is responsible for the safety
- The salary is paid after the performance unless otherwise agreed.
- If the acts are performed abroad, if it is too late to go home or if they have to play several days the organization needs to provide hotel accommodations for the team, meals and beverages.(single rooms)
- The date is only set when the contract has been signed