©Darragh McLoughlin


Andrea Salustri

55 mins / From 6 years old / Festival

  • Long form, Room
  • Visual arts
  • Without words
  • Frontal
  • Heart of the festival


    The representation has passed

  • Houdremont Cultural Center, La Courneuve
  • Friday 14 April 2023 / 22:30
  • Reception area :https://www.forumsirius.fr/orion/lacourneuve.phtml?spec=432
  • No Cournouvien-ne :
    Full price: 10€.
    Reduced rate*: 6€.

    Cournouvien-ne :
    Full price: 6€.
    Reduced rate*: 3€.

A choreography for various polystyrene forms and a human

MATERIA explores the possibilities of a material, polystyrene, to the point that it becomes alive and the protagonist of events on stage. The role of the performer shifts to that of facilitator, and attention is constantly negotiated between the object, the manipulator, and the manipulation. Within a defined structure, objects are free to play and take initiatives. The piece does not try to force a narrative but rather to let the audience organize its own imagination from the images presented on stage.

Andrea Salustri

Andrea Salustri comes from Rome, where he learned juggling, fire manipulation, and worked as a street performer. He graduated with honors in philosophy from La Sapienza University in Rome, and then decided to move to Berlin to train in contemporary dance. He first attended the intensive dance program of the Tanzfabrik Berlin, and then obtained a degree in dance and choreography at the HZT University in Berlin. Andrea is an award-winning artist for circusnext 2018-2019.


  • Creation & performance :
  • Andrea Salustri
  • Lighting design and technical direction :
  • Michele Piazzi
  • Technical team :
  • Andrea Parolin
  • Andreas Harder
  • Sound design :
  • Federico Coderoni
  • Original music :
  • Ah! Kosmos
  • Federico Coderoni
  • Creative advisers :
  • Kalle Nio
  • Roman Müller
  • Darragh McLoughlin
  • Alex Lempert
  • Benjamin Richter
  • Matthias Buhrow
  • Mariagiulia Serantoni
  • Artistic management :
  • Valentina Barone
  • Distribution :
  • Lisa Laubner - AURORA NOVA (monde entier)
  • Valentina Barone (Italie)
  • Niamh Moroney (Belgique, Irlande)
  • Domante Tirylyte - ARTED NET (région balte)


Coproduction : PERPLX

Residencies: Chamäleon Theatre, Espace Périphérique – La Villette, La Maison des Jonglages, Cirqu Aarau, Katapult, Zirkusquartier Zürich, La Briqueterie CDCN du Val-de-Marne, kunstencentrum BUDA, PERPLX

Support: circusnext European Platform co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, Chamäleon Productions, Cirqu’Aarau, circus re:searched, Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe, TelepART programme of the Finnish institute in Germany

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