WHIST (Chaillot Theatre National de la Danse, Paris, France)

1 Place du Trocadéro, Paris, France

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 18:15 to Friday, March 20, 2020 - 21:30

Inspired by the work of Sigmund Freud, WHIST invites you on a journey into the unconscious mind, through the dreams, fears and desires of a fictional family.

This one-hour experience merges Physical Theatre, interactive Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies and an art installation, in an environment that blurs the boundaries between consciousness and unconsciousness, reality and fiction, the physical and the virtual.

Your instincts will guide you through a narrative of surreal world, exploring the story from one of the 76 different perspectives.

★★★★ Herald Scotland ★★★★ The Observer ★★★★★ Bouquets and Brickbats ★★★★★ Southside Advertiser

“WHIST is a boundary breaking piece, future facing in its use of the medium of VR to develop a new kind of narrative. A truly beautiful, compelling and important work.” – VICE, The Creators Project

Note: This is a promenade performance where audiences will be required to wear a Samsung Gear VR headset and headphones.

WHIST is co-produced by The Gulbenkian Canterbury and tanzhaus NRW Dusseldorf, supported by Arts Council England and South East Dance.


AΦE (United Kingdom)
1 Place du Trocadéro, Paris, 75016