Performance Research Experiment #1  (P.R.E. #1)

Tech Rider


Description/General Information

This performance can be performed in all sorts of spaces.  Ideal for smaller theater venues , but also interesting for Street type venues require some control of access so that the whole audience arrives early enough to understand the rules of our game.

We propose a series of  11 « Micropieces » / « performative events », which the audience is able to stop by siignalling the performers verbally. (The participation of the audience is fundamental for the piece – the artists must be capable to hear and understand the audience )


Duration : 35 to 50 minutes (depending on the audience)


Audience :  Suitable for between 50 to 500 persons of all ages, although depending on local customs men in underwear may require some audience forewarning.


Performance Space :

-Opening of stage 3 meters minimum

-Depth of stage 3 meters minimum

-   Height of space 3,5 meters minimum


- Sprung Dance Floor preferable but not absolutely required, Floor covering must be suitable for rolling and laying on the floor. Dance floor or carpet  required for outdoor venues.


Sound: No PA required, performers speak live acoustically from the stage – (the artists must be capable to hear and understand the audience )


Lighting: The light can be improvised or very simple. but must take into account upward visibility for juggling type activities.


Props/Accessoires/Requisiten:

Before the arrival of the artists the organizer will secure and provide:

- 2 brooms. 1,5 meters minimum height (local styles appreciated)

- 60 small balls of a regional sport, preferably related to local culture, for example : France : boule de petanques / usa : baseballs / … what would be caracteristic for your town/land ?? billiards?ping pong?(more than 60 then required)


Rehearsal Requirements:

  1. -Minimum of 2 Hours rehearsal time required (with technician and all objects present) at least 4 hours before the first show call.-

  2. -2 hours warm-up and prep time required before each show.


Hospitality/Backstage:

-Heated dressing room and warm shower.

-   Drinkable water at the theater site.







Contact :


Jess Curtis

jess {at} jesscurtisgravity {.} org

+49.172.82.32.902 (Germany)

+1.415.435.7549 (US)


Jörg müller

jorg {at} mullerj {.} org

mobile : +33 662 860 105


Contact Diffusion :

- Julien Couzy  - SI PAR HASARD

- julien.couzy {at} siparhasard {.} com

- Tel : +33 524 600 438 

- Mobile : +33 685 327 664

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