Play, Palais Garnier, Paris: 28 September-6 November 2021

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Book your tickets to Play, choreographed by Alexander Ekman, at the Palais Garnier, Paris, in 2021.  An infectiously energetic production, Play combines dance, theatre, music and song in a festive, sometimes burlesque spirit, full of humour and often thoughtful.

Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman's first piece for the Paris Opera Ballet, Play premiered in December 2017. The choreographer transforms the stage of the Palais Garnier into a genuine playground and plunges the spectator into childhood to an original score by Mikael Karlsson. An infectiously energetic production, Play combines dance, theatre, music and song in a festive, sometimes burlesque spirit, full of humour and often thoughtful.

  • Play

    • Music:

      Mikael Karlsson

    • Choreography:

      Alexander Ekman

    • Set design:

      Alexander Ekman

    • Costume design:

      Alexander Ekman

      Xavier Ronze

    • Lighting design:

      Tom Visser

    • Video:

      T. M. Rives

    • Singer:

      Calesta "Callie" Day

  • Cast


    • Femmes:

      • Marion Barbeau

      • Silvia Saint-Martin

      • Aurélia Bellet

      • Alice Catonnet

      • Letizia Galloni

      • Caroline Osmont

      • Caroline Robert

      • Victoire Anquetil

      • Clémence Gross

      • Katherine Higgins

      • Juliette Hilaire

      • Laurène Levy

      • Charlotte Ranson

      • Julia Cogan

      • Lucie Fenwick

      • Marion Gautier de Charnacé

      • Héloïse Jocqueviel

      • Sofia Rosolini

      • Nine Seropian

      • Seo-Hoo Yun

    • Hommes:

      • Sébastien Bertaud

      • Aurélien Houette

      • Axel Ibot

      • Antoine Kirscher

      • Simon Le Borgne

      • Florent Melac

      • Fabien Revillion

      • Adrien Couvez

      • Julien Cozette

      • Yvon Demol

      • Grégory Dominiak

      • Alexandre Gasse

      • Mickaël Lafon

      • Andréa Sarri

      • Maxime Thomas

      • Nikolaus Tudorin

      • Hugo Vigliotti

      • Jean-Baptiste Chavignier

      • Takeru Coste

      • Loup Marcault-Derouard

      • Antonin Monié

      • Marius Rubio

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