ORLANDO

AT THE EUROPEAN BIENNIAL

MANIFESTA13

 

Now

UPCOMING

2021, 2022, 2023

SONIC MATTER openlab

THE WITNESS

Transterritorial and transdisciplinary laboratory, multispecies work combining

deep listening practices, sound art,

conscious movement and scientific researches in the Americas, Africa, India, the Arabic region, Russia, 

China, Switzerland

2021

ORLANDO

New Paradigm Opera

India Tour

2022, 2023, 2024

A L T E R -

Altitude Laboratory - Transition Experiments and Research

at 2000m. above sea level

Elaboration and curation 

of a Residency program

RECENT

19.11.2020

UNREHEARSED FUTURES

Online forum curated by Embodied Poetics Intensive Physical Theatre Training, London, England and

Drama School Mumbai, India

18, 19.9.2020

ORLANDO

New Paradigm Opera

Manifesta 13 - The European Nomadic Biennial, Marseille, France

With gmem-CNCM-marseille and Ballet National de Marseille

Guest sound artists_ eRikm,

Meryll Ampe

3-16.8 2020

THE WITNESS

Multispecies Opera

Theatrum-Re-Formation,

Tsaritsyno Park, Moscow, Russia

23.7 - 9.8.2020

ORLANDO

New Paradigm Opera

Chandolin, Val d'Anniviers, Switzerland

Guest musician_ Yannick Barman

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24.7 Conversation d'Altitude The Future is Fluid 

moderated by Isabelle Pannatier 

Guest thinkers, activists, researchers_ Caroline Dayer, Bernard Crettaz, Sarah Huber, Christophe Gallaz 

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1,8.8 Workshops by Julie Beauvais

9.3-3.4.2020

EMBODIED DRAMATURGY 

MODULE AND RESEARCH 

(postponed>2021)

Constructing integral spaces

ARTHAUS BERLIN International Training and Research Centre for Theatre and Performance Makers, Berlin, Deutschland

7-8.3.2020

ORLANDO

New Paradigm Opera

MITsp 2020 - Mostra Internacional de Teatro de São Paulo, Brasil

Guest sound artist_ Bartira

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2-4.3. Workshop by Julie Beauvais

SONIC MATTER a new festival for contemporary and experimental music making will take over

the city of Zurich, starting 2021. While championing the local music scene, our vision spans across disciplines and continents

and beyond a four-day festival only. Stay tuned

as we announce collaborating partners, artists

and give insight to our curatorial gems. 

SONIC MATTER is a three-year pilot project

with its first edition from December 2-5, 2021.

_Directors and curatorial team Katharina Rosenberger, Lisa Nolte, Julie Beauvais

 

Other than humans, artists, scientists and indigenous historians engage

in a science art activist worlding 

committed to partial healing, deep 

restoration, and still possible resurgence.

Process - New operas

 

Works

 

THE WITNESS SONIC MATTER openlab 2021-2023 Americas, India, Africa, Russia, Arabic region, China

ALTER- 2022-2024 Val d'Anniviers

THE WITNESS Test phase 2019-2020 Bangalore, Berlin, Moscow

ORLANDO 2017-2020 Berlin, Kinshasa, Marfa, London, Varanasi, Lisboa, Chandolin, Patagonia, North Sea  

TOCCATA E FUGA 2017 New York, Sion 

SUNBATHING IN MY TEARS 2017 Sion  

HEROINE 2017 Stockholm, Sion 

CATALOG 2017 Sion 

DENSITY 21.5 2016 New York 

L'HISTOIRE DU SOLDAT 2015 Lens 

KRÃSIS 2013-2014 Berlin, Sion, Bern, Genève

COSÌ FAN TUTTE 2014 Sion 

HANSEL UND GRETEL 2013 Lausanne 

THIS IS NOT FOR YOU 2013 Philadelphia 

SCHUBERT AND LIGHT 2013 Zürich 

UNFROZEN 2012 Berlin 

ALCINA 2012 Sion

ORFEO ED EURIDICE 2012 Lausanne 

I DISARMATI 2011 Sierre 

RADAMISTO 2011 Zürich 

ERWARTUNG/NEITHER/LA MACHINE DE L'ÊTRE (assist. à la m.e.s.) 2011 New York

DON GIOVANNI 2010 Sion 

EL CIRCULÒ DE TIZA 2009 Matagalpa, Genève 

LA BOHÈME 2008 Sion 

PHILOMENA PARADE 2007 Oslo 

EL MONKEY 2006 Holstebro, Buenos Aires 

EMIR ET CADOR 2006 Genève 

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO 2006 Sion 

ROMEO ET JULIETTE AU VILLAGE 2005 Ulan Bator 

TRANSSIBÉRIEN 2005 Transsibérien

APPEL EN ABSENCE 2003 Genève 

SEEP 2002 Chicago 

A ALMA BOA DE SETZUAN 2001 Recife 

LA CONTADINA ASTUTA 2001 Reggio Emilia 

AND SO I MAY RETURN 2001 Chicago 

CAPSIZE 2000 Chicago

 
 

BadNewsFromTheStars* 

Catalysts and partners

Sponsors and coproducers

Pro Helvetia, Swiss Arts Council

DDC - Direction du Développement et de la Coopération, Confédération suisse

République et Canton de Genève

Canton du Valais

Kanton Bern

Ville de Genève

Ville de Sion

Bern Stadt

CNC - Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image animée

Région Grand Est

DRAC - Direction Régionale des Affaires Culturelles Grand Est

Loterie Romande

Pour-cent culturel Migros

Burgergemeinde Bern

Commune de Vandoeuvres

Ernst Göhner Stiftung

HEAR - Haute Ecole des Arts du Rhin

LAPIS/EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

ECAL - Ecole Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne

La Bâtie, Festival de Genève

Festival Scènes Valaisannes

Ferme-Asile, centre artistique et culturel

About 

Julie Beauvais is an artist, choreographer, director and curator based in Switzerland. 

Her body of work ranges from opera and choreographic works,

to architectural interventions, video works and performative installations. Her art is driven by her interests

in embodied experience, conscience and elevation and has been performed and exhibited internationally since 2001. 

In 2020, she becomes co-director

and co-curator of Zurich Festival 

SONIC MATTER. 

 

After graduating from Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris, Beauvais co-founds several companies in the United States, in Switzerland and in Denmark. For seven years, she researches transnationally, exploring forms of epic theatre in diverse political contexts. The work leads to long term collaborations with Brazilian, Mongolian and Nicaraguan companies. 

 

In 2006, Beauvais starts directing operas and focusing on contemporary and experimental music. She creates

a platform for her research by founding BadNewsFromTheStars*,

a transterritorial and transdisciplinary laboratory for innovative convergences of sonic explorations, scientific researches and environmental studies. With her collaborators, Beauvais explores new perspectives on international cooperation for sustainable development in a context of emerging challenges and shifting paradigms. The approach tuned to 'multispecies becoming with' combines deep listening practices, sound art, music, conscious movement and scientific observations.

Invited to share her researches,

she is regularly engaged by educational institutions including

HEMU - Haute Ecole de Musique (CH), ZHdK - Zürcher Hochschule

der Künste (CH), EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH), International Theatre School

of the Russian Federation in Moscow (RU), Arthaus.Berlin International Training and Research Center (DE), Srishti Institute of Art, design and Technology (IN).

Recently, Beauvais choreographed

and directed, with artist Horace Lundd and composer Christophe Fellay, ORLANDO coproduced by La Bâtie-Festival de Genève, performed in, among other, Festival Internacional de Buenos Aires, Santiago a Mil Festival, Mostra Internacional de Teatro de São Paulo and programmed at the European biennial Manifesta 13 in Marseille.

Together with SONIC MATTER festival, artist Claire Chase, anthropologist Eduardo Kohn and other researchers across the world, Beauvais is now elaborating THE WITNESS (inspired by Pauline Oliveros' score), a three-year long multispecies site-specific open laboratory with humans and more-than-humans in South America, North America, Africa, India,

the Arabic region, Russia, China

and Switzerland.

 

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