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Mourad Merzouki

Correria - Agwa

From 22 to 26 November 2016
Michel Cavalca

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Réservez par téléphone
au 01 40 03 75 75 du lundi au samedi de 10h30 à 19h30

Réservez sur place
à la folie information-billetterie 7 jours sur 7 de 10h30 à 19h30


Full Price 26 €

Reduced rate* 20 €

Carte Villette* 15 €

Youth Card* 15 €

Benefits claimants and pensioners 15 €

Under 12 years old 10 €
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30% de réduction sur tous les spectacles et les Ateliers Villette à 8€, en toute liberté
Abonnement jeune
Pour les moins de 26 ans


Access Porte de Pantin :
Metro : Ligne 5
Bus : Ligne 75,151
Tram : Ligne T3b
Car Park "Cité des Sciences" - PML please call 01 40 03 75 75


From November 22nd to 26th
Tuesday to Saturday at 8pm

Duration: 75 min (including interval)

Hip hop choreographer Mourad Merzouki returns to La Villette to present a double-faceted choreography imagined for Brazilian dancers. As part of the Kalypso festival, it’s an open invitation to enjoy the mad race of the Correria, and Agwa’s astounding urban acrobatics.

The Show

As the spearhead of the hip hop revolution in France, Mourad Merzouki met young dancers from Rio de Janeiro in 2008. He instantly wanted to create something with them. A few hundred shows later, this double-sided choreography remains massively powerful and entrancing.

An exciting race, Correria is all about survival in all its states, all about explosive bodies : Mourad Merzouki grasps the daily concerns of these Brazilian dancers and transcribes into dance their life in the present with their dreams. Agwa is a hymn to water, symbolized here by cups lined up in an astounding, urban, acrobatic act. It’s also a bit of activism. In their own way, the soloists here draft a new world. The dance is a give and take.

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