Dieudonné Niangouna / Compagnie Les Bruits de la Rue


Le Socle des Vertiges (Fundament des Taumels)

Mousonturm Saal


If you grow up with violence, it becomes a part of life, omnipresent in language, thoughts and emotions. Dieudonné Niangouna, associated artist at Mousonturm since 2014, dissects a childhood and family history marked by brutality in a country shattered by colonial rule and civil war: an explosive cascade of words, an attack on existing conditions, an impertinence. And one of the most impressive contemporary theatre experiences from Africa.

In French with German surtitles

Text, Direction: Dieudonné Niangouna * With: Dieudonné Niangouna, Laetitia Ajanohun, Abdon Fortuné Koumbha, Ludovic Louppé, Papythio Matoudidi, Harvey Massamba, Ulrich N’Toyo * Recording Director: Papythio Matoudidi
Editing: Aliénor Vallet * Music: Pierre Lambla * Technical Director: Nicolas Barrot * Light: Nicolas Barrot * Sound: Felix Perdreau * Stage: Ludovic Louppé, Papythio Matoudidi, Dieudonné Niangouna
Costumes: Ulrich N’Toyo * Artistic collaboration: Laetitia Ajanohun * Translation and Surtitles: Isolde Schmitt * Surtitles Frankfurt: Lara Sophie Schmitt * Production: Cie Les Bruts de la Rue, Production déléguée / Produktionsleitung: Le Grand Gardon Blanc * Coproduction: Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers, Parc de la Villette (WIP Villette), Festival International des Francophonies en Limousin, Théâtre de Saint-Quentin en Yvelines, ARCADI * Supported by the Fonds SACD Théâtre, of Centre National du Théâtre, Institut Francais, DRAC Ile-de-France, l’ADAMI and l’Espace Tinéb de Brazzaville * New version 2015 coproduced by Künstlerhaus Mousonturm and SPIELART Festival München in the frame of „Afropean Mimicry & Mockery in Theatre, Performance & Visual Arts“ * With kind support of the Institut français and the French Ministry of Culture and Communication / DGCA.