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Laetitia Dosch

France / Switzerland

Absolutely unique duet between woman and horse

In 2017 actress Laetitia Dosch played the leading part in the film Jeune Femme, which won the Caméra d'Or at the Filmfestival of Cannes for best debut. When Dosch was acting in a western in the United States, she got acquainted with the world of horses. She got to know their capacity to listen, their calm, their sensitivity. The meeting set her dreaming of a utopian relationship between man and animal.

Hate is a duet with a horse. It is not a dialogue but it's two monologues :that of the woman and then the final monologue of the horse. For this absolutely unique piece Dosch found inspiration in sculpture and painting. She and the horse stand naked on the stage covered with sand. The choreography brings their bodies into contact. Hate, with a scenography by the French theatre celebrity Philippe Quesne, is an unedited dialogue that gives food for thought about our relationship to the animal kingdon. Ambiguous and paradoxical,stunning and dangerous.


Laetitia Dosch is a literary translator and graduated from the 'Classe Libre' of the Cours Florent in Paris and the school of acting la Manufacture in Lausanne. There, in cooperation with the actors, she wrote her first piece, Le Bac à Sable. In 2017 she worked together with Katie Mitchell for the creation of La Maladie de la mort by Marguerite Duras, which premièred in 2018.

Next to the prize-winning Jeune Femme  Dosch acted in several short films and she played a part in the second season of the television series Ainsi soient-ils  (Arte France). Parallel with this, she further develops her own theatre work : Laetitia fait péter...,  then Klein, with Patrick Laffont as part of the festival Etrange Cargo 2014. In 2015, there was, together with Yuval Rozman, Un Album at the Théâtre de l'Arsenic, inspired by the Swiss comic Zouc. In 2016 followed Les Corvidés, a piece she wrote together with Jonathan Capdevielle at the invitation of the Festival d'Avignon and SACD (Société des Auteurs et Compositeurs Dramatiques) for 'Les Sujects (?) à Vif'.

Free busses:
* 01/12: Departure at 14h from Valenciennes (Parcours: expo Panorama + A.G.U.A. + HATE + See You Next Time)
* 01/12: Departure at 15h30 from Kortrijk (Parcours: A.G.U.A. + HATE + See You Next Time)

Laetitia Dosch

Tentative de duo avec un cheval
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Laetitia Dosch / TEXT Laetitia Dosch with the participation of Yuval Rozman / CO-STAGING Yuval Rozman & Laetitia Dosch / WITH Laetitia Dosch and Corazon / CHOREGRAPHIC COLLABORATOR AND HORSE COACH Shanju, Judith Zagury / SCENOGRAPHY Philippe Quesne / LIGHTS David Perez / SOUND Jérémy Conne / DRAMATURGIC COLLABORATOR Hervé Pons / ONE-TIME COLLABORATORS Barbara Carlotti, Vincent Thomasset / ASSISTANTSHIP Lisa Como / SWISS ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM Paquis Production / Laure Chapel / FRENCH ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM AlterMachine / Elisabeth Le Coënt & Camille Hakim Hashemi / PRODUCTION Viande hachée du Caire et Viande hachée des Grisons / COPRODUCTION Théâtre de Vidy, Lausanne (CH), Nanterre-Amandiers, CDN (FR), Festival d’Automne à Paris (FR), La Bâtie, Genève (CH), TNB, Centre Européen Théâtral and Chorégraphique (FR), Shanju (CH), La rose des vents, Scène nationale Lille Métropole Villeneuve d’Ascq (FR) / le Phénix, Scène nationale de Valenciennes (FR), MA Scène nationale – Pays de Montbéliard (FR), Actoral, Festival international des arts & des écritures contemporaines (FR) / WITH THE SUPPORT OF la Ville de Lausanne, Canton de Vaud, la DRAC Île-de-France, la SACD, la Société suisse des auteurs, la SPEDIDAM, la Loterie Romande, Migros Pourcent culturel, la fondation Ernst Göhner, la Fondation Nestlé pour les Arts / WITH THE SUPPORT (VIA RESIDENCE) OF Montévidéo (Marseille, FR), Istituto Svizzero de Rome (Italie) / CREATION on june 2018 in Théâtre de Vidy, Lausanne (CH).

Duration: 75 min

Location: Villeneuve d'Ascq - La rose des vents