Organised by the collective of artistsProyecto 3, the very first Night of Theatre took place in Mexican National Museum of Cultures in the center of Mexico city on 13th Novembre 2004 from 7 p.m till 5 a.m on the next day. Four dance-theatre performances were showcased in the two big halls of the museum: Roaming Mundo by Joseph Danan (France), Lo obsceno II by Víctor Viviescas (Colombia), Autoconfesión by Rubén Ortiz and Gerardo Trejoluna (Mexico) and Maquina-Hamlet (Heiner Müller) by Jean-Frédéric Chevallier. Unusual actions were proposed in the patio by Héctor Bourges (Mexico) and four concerts performed in the Moneda street: by Horacio Franco, Verónica Ituarte, Chejere, Salario Mínimo. The night ended with a musical journey with all the audience participation and Benoît Mory (France) experimental sound set-up. The play Maquina-Hamlet continued to be presented at the same location for two more months and the play Roaming Mundo was later on restaged in France at Gare au théâtre and La Mousson d’été. The night-long festival was preceded by the First International Conference on Contemporary Theatre Gesture organised by Proyecto 3 and coordinated by Jean-Frédéric Chevallier at Mexican National Centre for the Arts (CENART) on 10th November, University of Mexico City (UACM) on 11th November and National Mexican University (UNAM) on 12th November 2004.
WITH Jean-Frédéric Chevallier [Paris, Kolkata] Samantak Das [Kolkata] Cuqui Jerez [Madrid, Berlin] André-Éric Létourneau [Montréal] Patrice Maniglier [Paris] Yazel Parra Nahmens [Caracas, Barcelona] Sukla Bar [Kolkata] Bhudray Besra [Chaulbata village] Motilal Hansda [Borotalpada village] Surujmoni Hansda [Borotalpada village] Chandrai Murmu [Bhangabhandh village] Sunandan Roy Chowdhury [Kolkata]
PRESENTED BY Trimukhi Platform, Institut Français in India AND French Embassy in India IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Alliance Française du Bengale, Ecole des Médias de l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Acción Cultural Española AC/E, MACE, Hexagram
THE NIGHT IN DETAILS
AFTER THE NIGHT
Texto: Heiner Müller Traducción y dirección: Jean-Frédéric Chevallier Con: Tizoc Alatorre, José Juan Díaz, Maïa Nicolas, Dulce Sánchez, Paola Torres Colaboración artística: Fabiola Villanueva Benoît Mory y Asistente de dirección: Ángeles Batista Asistente de producción: Producido por Secretaria de Cultura del GDF, Proyecto 3 Museo Nacional de las Culturas, México D.F, noviembre-diciembre 2004.
BEFORE THE NIGHT
The night-long festival was preceded by the First International Conference on Contemporary Theatre Gesture organised by Proyecto 3 and coordinated by Jean-Frédéric Chevallier at Mexican National Centre for the Arts (CENART) on 10th November, University of Mexico City (UACM) on 11th November and National Mexican University (UNAM) on 12th November 2004.