Théâtre des Aspres – Season 2017/18

The Théâtre des Aspres in Thuir invites you to discover their cultural programme in their 5th season of fabulous theatre and performance. This year’s theme: tolerance!

Celebrating the rich diversity of live performance, the 2017/18 season will showcase dance, comedy, music (vocal and instrumental), juggling and much more besides! From the spectacular Flamenco, Carmen, to a Basque interpretation of Moby Dick, there is something for all ages and all tastes. Expect Russian clowns, contemporary dancing and an unorthodox performance from a chamber orchestra, amongst others!

Discover the full program here.

General performances:
Adult 15€ / -15 years 10€

Young Audience Performance :
Adult 6€ / -15 years 5€

3 Pass show:
-1€ per show

5 Pass show:
-2€ per show

Saturday 7th October8.30pmCarmen FlamencoDance: Flamenco interpretation of Prosper Mérimée’s classic story of the condemned Don José and his turbulent relationship with the dangerously beautiful Carmen
Sunday 15th October4pmLes Frères ChoumMusical Faerytale: Musical inventors, the Choum brothers, invite you into their workshop-laboratory to join them in their quest to create the super “Robot-Trumpeter”
Wednesday 25th – Sunday 28th OctberAs advertisedFestival Théâtres d’Automne21st annual theatre festival including classical, contemporary, professional and amateur (in French!). Click here for more details.
Saturday 18th November8.30pmPucciniDance: renowned choreographer, Julien Lestel, pays homage to the Italian opera composer, Giacomo Puccini, by interpreting the often-tragic destinies of some of his most famous heroines.
Sunday 26th November4pmMoby DickTheatre: a new take on the classic tale of whaler Ishmael and his obsessive captain, Ahab.
Friday 8th December8.30pmLa Famille SemianykiClowns theatre: A family of 6 clowns, without the typical red nose, and without a word, invite you into their home in a topsy turvy, yet surprisingly poetic performance.
Saturday 16th – Friday 22nd DecemberAs advertisedIl était une fois à NoëlChristmas theatre event designed for younger audiences, with street entertainment before and after each show. Click here for more details.
Thursday 28th December8.30pm(des)ConcertoClassical Music & Humour: A unique and unorthodox presentation of classical favourites from Mozart, Vivaldi, Rossini and others.
Sunday 14th January4pmKadabrakDance: A family-friendly show depicting the lives of two funny ostrich-dodo-chickens as they search for the ideal nesting ground.
Saturday 20th January8.30pmLa framboise frivoleClassical Music & Humour: two Belgian virtuosos, one a violinist, the other a pianist, decide to celebrate their 100th birthday while they’re still alive.
Saturday 27th January8.30pmLa Llei de LassusDance: 14 young dancers from Barcelona present their energetic, lyrical hip hop performance full of energy, colour and vitality.
Sunday 4th February4pmBizarKids’ Theatre: Alone in her apartment, the eccentric Frida creates a fantastic universe from everyday objects, but she will need the help of handyman Jean-Claude when the objects take on a life of their own.
Friday 9th February8.30pmLe quatrième murTheatre: Georges, an amateur theatre director, student at the Sorbonne and militant of the extreme left, finds himself directing a performance of Antigone in Lebanon as war rages around him.
Sunday 11th March4pmMounShadow Theatre: A poetic discussion of abandonment, adoption and identity as desperate parents send their only daughter to sea in a bamboo box to save her from war.
Friday 23rd March8.30pmTeatro DelusioMime: Giving centre stage to those normally confined to the wings, this show follows the technicians and stage hands as they bring together a final performance.
Sunday 25th March4pm24*42Circus: Movement, music, acrobatics; the two performers will charm audiences of all ages as they attempt to rediscover their own child within.
Friday 13th April8.30pmIvan le TerribleMarionettes: The story of Ivan IV, the 16th century Russian Tsar, brought to life in a visually drama representation.

Information and Reservations
Service Culture
Mairie de Thuir
30 bd L-J Grégory
66300 THUIR
04 68 84 67 87

Théâtre des Aspres
Boulevard Violet
66300 Thuir
04 68 34 58 74

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