The 2019 Kyoto Prize Workshop

Trajectories of Le Théâtre du Soleil

Ariane Mnouchkine

/  Stage Director

Arts and Philosophy

Theater, Cinema


11 /13 Wed

18:30 - 20:00

Place:Masaru Ibuka Auditorium, International Conference Center, Waseda University

Address:1-20-14 Nishi-waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo MAP

Capacity:400 persons (FCFS)

Languages:French, Japanese

Admission Free



Shintaro FUJII

Satoshi MIYAGI (photo: ©Ryota Atarashi)

Patrick DE VOS


Concept and Coordination: Shintaro Fujii [Professor, Waseda University]

Screening (No Registration Required, Admission Free, In French with Japanese Subtitles)

10:30 1789 – la révolution doit s’arrêter à la perfection du bonheur (1974)
13:00 Intermission
13:30 Tambours sur la digue, sous forme de pièce ancienne pour marionnettes jouée par des acteurs (2002)
15:45 Intermission
16:00 Ariane Mnouchkine : l’aventure du Théâtre du Soleil (2009)
17:15 Closing

Japanese Subtitles: Seigo Tanokuchi (1789, Tambours sur la digue, sous forme de pièce ancienne pour marionnettes jouée par des acteurs); Mai Yoshino (Ariane Mnouchkine : l’aventure du Théâtre du Soleil)
Special Thanks: Théâtre du Soleil; BelAir Classiques; The New National Theatre, Tokyo; Festival/Tokyo

Round Table (Registration Required, Admission Free, With Japanese-French Simultaneous Interpretation)

18:30 Opening Address: Shintaro Fujii
18:40 Round Table:
Ariane Mnouchkine
Satoshi Miyagi [Theater Director, General Artistic Director of Shizuoka Performing Arts Center]
Patrick De Vos [Professor, The University of Tokyo]
Shintaro Fujii [Moderator]
20:00 Closing


Ariane Mnouchkine

Stage Director

Mrs. Mnouchkine, the founder and director of the Théâtre du Soleil, has been continuously producing masterpieces with historical and political themes. Referring to traditional performances of both the East and the West, she has been innovating theatrical expressions through her collaborative creations based on the methodology of her unique theatrical organization which eschews hierarchical order.


Related information

Organized by: Inamori Foundation
Co-organized by: The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum, Waseda University; Department of Theatre and Film Studies, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Waseda University; Department of Theatre and Film Studies, Graduate School of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University; Society of Theatre and Film Studies, Waseda University
Supported by: Kyoto Prefectural Government, Kyoto City Government, NHK
In collaboration with: L’Ambassade de France / Institut français du Japon
With the cooperation of: International Association of Theatre Critics Japan


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