Alice Laloy’s creative process is orienting her work towards an artistic research theatre company where puppets, materials, machines, actors and sound compositions all come together to support original and poetic artistic creation. Alice Laloy’s work has always been poised at the crossroads between theatre and plastic arts. Alongside her work on various stage productions, she is currently leading other projects in photographic writing, artistic installation and visual arts creations.

 

Alice Laoy is seeking a language. She writes as she directs

 

Alice Laloy graduated with the 32nd promotion (1998/2001) of the National School of Theatre of Strasbourg (scenography & costume design). During her studies she discovered puppetry and   was fascinated by this different approach to theatre. She founded the theatre company “S’Appelle Reviens” in January 2002 with the aim of developing her personal research alongside her scenographic and costume design work.

Between 2002 an 2008, Alice Laloy worked alongside a number of theatre and opera directors including Lukas Hemleb, Catherine Anne, Michèlle Foucher, Jean-Pierre Vincent, Yannick Jaulin and Emmanuelle Cordoliani. During this same period she created “D’états de femmes” in 2004 and “Moderato” in 2006, which enabled her to introduce her work to the sphere of contemporary puppetry.

From 2009 to 2011, the theatre company held a 3-year artistic residency at the TJP- CDN (Theatre for Young Audiences Department – National Dramatic Arts Centre)of Alsace. Following this period, Alice Laloy devoted her work entirely to developing her research within her theatre company.

In 2009 she won a Molière award for the best production for young audiences, for her creation “86 CM”.

In 2011, “Y es-tu ?” was selected amongst the four Molière nominees for best production for young audiences.

In 2012 she created “Batailles” which she reworked into a creation she named “Rebatailles” in 2013, following which the International Institute of Puppetry awarded her the “Creation/Experimentation” prize, rewarding her work for the new horizons it opened in the field of puppetry in terms of language, techniques and aesthetics.

Her production “Sous ma peau/Sfu.ma.to”, for which she was selected by the French National Theatre Centre to receive a grant for multi-discipline dramaturgy, was created in 2015, along with “Tempo”, a short production designed for vertical glass surfaces.

In 2016, Fabrice Melquiot commissioned her to script and direct a creation for young audiences on the subject of the Dada movement. The performance will be showcasing in February 2017 at the Amstramgram theatre in Geneva.

Since 2012, the company has been subsidised by the Direction Régionale de l’Action Culturelle (Regional Cultural Affairs Council) of Alsace.

Alice Laloy’s creative process is orienting her work towards an artistic research theatre company where puppets, materials, machines, actors and sound compositions all come together to support original and poetic artistic creation. Alice Laloy’s work has always been poised at the crossroads between theatre and plastic arts. Alongside her work on various stage productions, she is currently leading other projects in photographic writing, artistic installation and visual arts creations.