James Thierree, born into the magical world of circus, acquired his astonishing talent from the age of four, touring with Le Cirque Imaginaire and Le Cirque Invisible. In January 2009 he won the Theatre Pleasure Prize, awarded by France's Playwright Guild. He has appeared in London five times: in 2007 with Au Revoir Parapluie; in 2004 and 2005 with La Veill?e des Abysses; and in 2001 and 2002 with The Junebug Symphony, a show which won four Moliere Awards, France's highest achievement in theatre award.
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Compaqgnie du Hanneton/James Thierree - The Toad Knew
Following Tabac Rouge in 2014, James Thierree returns with his latest critically acclaimed creation, featuring a seamless mix of mechanical marvels, music, surreal humour and acrobatic finesse. Six characters emerge in a strange fairy-tale lair. A woman transforms into a lizard, a piano plays itself, and plates magically appear and disappear. In the middle of it all James Thierr?e works his magic with the aid of a squat servant, only to have it undone by a man beast, and aerialist Thi Mai Nguyen and contortionist Val?rie Doucet spin their tricks.