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The Memorable Ne M’Oublie Pas

Often the simplest theatrical devices are the most effective. The standout moment of Compagnie Philippe Genty’s Ne M’Oublie Pas (Forget Me Not) is a dancer whirling joyfully in circles, controlling a piece of billowing black fabric with a long pole. Yet this device is more complex than it seems at first sight: the fabric can be manipulated into a tube which several performers use to enter and exit the stage seamlessly, looking as though they pop into existence from nowhere, or disappear into an alternate realm.

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