Artist : Sébastien Wojdan

«With the rage of a boxer and the stamina of a long-distance runner, Sébastien Wojdan embarks the spectator on the razor’s edge, in a show of drawn daggers. Marathon, the aptly named, superb universe of punk poetry distilled in a Circus ambiance." Hervé Queille – Le Télégramme –  2 April 2013

Marathon is a circus solo, a challenge that consists in performing alone in the ring. Running as a metaphor nurtures a need for solitude through extreme physical activity and repetitive action. The tenacity of a man to overcome an exhausted body pushed to its utmost limits. Body temperature rises, the heart beat accelerates, hands start shaking.
Panting for breath, fear and distress become manifest.
By dwelling on our childish heroic enthusiasms, Marathon puts to the testthe mutation of our dreams.

«  As each new presentation of skill comes, one after another in never-ending succession, I think on the passage of time, and the series of ridiculousnesses that makes up a life.  Marathon is a sophisticated circus that doesn’t lose it’s accessible crowd-pleasing heart for a secondThe Circus Diaries de Katharine Kavanagh – 24 Octobre 2014

Writer, performer : Sébastien Wojdan
Outside eye : Gilles Cailleau
Artistic collaboration : Guillaume Sauzay
Light and props : Pierrot Usureau ou Loïc Chauloux
Sound and Props : Mickaël Remigereau ou Franck Beaumard
Construction : Benjamin Bottinelli Hahn et Luc Mainaud
Office management : Yvain Lemattre
Production and touring management : l’Avant Courrier – Nolwenn Manac’h
Production : Galapiat Cirque

Co-productions : Carré Magique Lannion Trégor, Pôle national des arts du cirque en Bretagne / Le Grand Pré, Scène de Territoire / Centre National des Arts de la Rue, Le Fourneau

Supports : Espace Périphérique, Ville de Paris – Parc de la Villette / Le Trio Théâtre / Cirk Eole / Centre des Arts du Cirque Balthazar – Languedoc Roussillon / Le P’tit Cirk / Cirque Melem / Compagnie des Demoiselles / le Théâtre de la Folle Pensée

Creation : 2013
Duration : 80 min
Skills : Juggling, knife throwing, slack wire, music
Seating capacity : 160 people
Audience : From 6 years on
Touring specificities : Circular tribune (we provide for our tribune and structure). Indoor & Outdoor

Nolwenn MANAC'H
+33 6 76 78 01 19

Nothing from 27 June 2022 to 27 June 2023.

Crédits photos : Sébastien Armengol et Candice Kurtz