Wednesday, March 9, 2011

James Thiérrée - La Veillée des Abysses

Beautiful compser and man really James Thiérrée is the writer, director and star of The Junebug Symphony, La Veillée des Abysses and Au Revoir Parapluie (performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in 2007 and 2008).

He is the son of Jean-Baptiste Thiérrée and Victoria Chaplin. the grandson of actor Charlie Chaplin and the great-grandson of playwright Eugene O'Neill. He started performing aged 4 in his parents' company, Le Cirque Imaginaire and later Le Cirque Invisible.

His theatre productions have been staged the world over, from Sadlers Wells in London to the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York, to rave reviews.

James Thiérrée’s fourth full-length creation, Raoul (a solo theatre piece blending contemporary circus, movement, music and poetry) was co-commissioned by the Barbican Centre and made its debut in London in October 2009.

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