A LITTLE HISTORY OF THE FILAO COMPANY
At the origin of the company, en 2010, there is immersion in the sensitive neighborhoods of Toulouse from which emerge questions about the means implemented to exist in this world? What anchor and what light are necessary for the existence?
Géraldine Borghi & Cyril Véra-Coussieu intervene and make dance in school time, as you would learn to speak a new language, the body and sweetness. Between them the connection is immediate, the desire to create instinctive. They share a taste for humans staggered, fallible, and explore the derision in a colorful. They successively create And only two around humanistic subjects ranging from the impossibility of living together in our contemporary societies to the Fraternity.
They are two features that make their specificity : a physical dance where the notions of contact and musicality are fundamental, and research around the meaningful movement. These gateways allowing them to offer a multiple read open from the youngest age. Through the prism of life contexts, they have committed to questioning human relationships in everyday life and to open on the place each individual in our societies. It is in this sense that they consider inseparable scenic activity and that of the choreographic mediation.
Always open to new practices, the artists of the company like to propose shows at the crossroads of several disciplines. Contemporary dance is therefore mixes urban dance on stage, circus arts, the theater or the theater of objects… The topics are brought with humor and sensitivity to the delight of young and old.
Since 2010, the company gave birth to nine creations contemporary dance for young audiences and all audiences who toured all over France, the Netherlands and Ireland. Four of these creations are currently on tour.
The company has a habit of associating its creations with contemporary dance workshops for all ages in order to extend the spectator's experience through practice and educate all audiences about dance.
PARTNERS & SUPPORT
The Compagnie Filao is supported by the City of Colomiers, over there Occitanie region, the Haute-Garonne Departmental Council, the City of Toulouse, the Grand Rond Theater in Toulouse and The Aurillac Manufacture.