A group of performers lead an audience through a series of moments where ideas, forms and images of the artist Toulouse Lautrec, and Paris in the 1890's connect and clash with the dynamism of contemporary art. Set in a circus, the action roughly follows Lautrec's life from birth and childhood through his development as an artist and his increasing 'insanity' until his eventual death.

  • performance/circus
  • 75
  • 5 total
  • 2 female identifying, 3 male identifying
  • adolescence, young people
  • 16 to 18, 18+, 8 to 12, 12 to 16
  • young adult, adult, children
  • Australian Script Centre


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EXTRACT: Step this way. Par ici! Qui, c'est .ya, par ici, Monsieur. That's right Lift your feet Get cracking. You know, sometimes I miss my days in the military when I didn't have to yell myself hoarse: every day to entertain a band of idiots who don't understand what hunger means. Look at you all Man Dieu. Born with a silver spoon in your mouths -yo1i look as if you never took yours out. Madame. This way, that's right. par ici! Approchez. Par ici, Monsieur! Silver spoons, Messieurs-dames. Like that bastard Lautrec. You know? The little fellow.

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