The clapping piece

A funny and light dance theatre duet that challenges the roles performers/observers in an unusual way.

The piece invites the audience to be aware of the impact of their presence in the theatrical context.¬†Questioning who is being watched and who’s giving inspiration? Can the performance exist without the audience and vice versa?

Concept and performance: Marie Chabert and Kuan-Yu Chen

Photography: Justin Philpott

Filming: Khaya Maseko

Performed at Chisenhale Dance Space, Blue Elephant Theatre and New Shoreditch Theatre, London 2017