Eccentric, scandalous, provocative, exuberant, and amusing as ever, Jean Paul Gaultier is established to shake up London this summer months when his breathtaking development, Manner Freak Present – 50 a long time of pop society as a result of the eyes of fashion’s enfant horrible – will take up home at the Roundhouse.
The output, an explosive blend of revue and manner clearly show, depicts the sensational lifetime of Jean Paul Gaultier versus a backdrop of his generation’s most defining political and cultural modifications. The iconic new music – from Disco to Funk, from Pop to Rock and New Wave and Punk – features a playlist of hits that have influenced the artist all over his existence.
Jean Paul Gaultier stated: “I am so thrilled that my Trend Freak Show will be returning to London to take up home at the Roundhouse. Immediately after a two-12 months hiatus, I can not consider of a much better place to rejoice the return of the demonstrate than my favourite metropolis. London is expensive to my heart and has constantly been a constant resource of inspiration. I have been coming here because my youth and have been drastically affected by British new music, theatre and cinema all over my job from ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ via Punk and New Wave – and I retain coming back. I hope that audiences will appreciate the exhibit as much as I did producing it.”
Vogue Freak Show premiered with an acclaimed operate in Paris in 2019 at the famous Folies Bergère and has been up to date and reimagined for the Roundhouse to be staged with a catwalk.
In this amazing output, actors, dancers and circus artists consider to the phase and play
outlandish, passionate, larger sized than lifestyle, provocative, pretty, sassy creatures and personalities. Set versus a backdrop of a big video clip wall, a critical component of the output functions vignettes of exclusive visitor stars – together with a amount of Gaultier’s extended-expression, legendary supporters and close friends. Rossy de Palma performs the younger Gaultier’s unforgiving schoolteacher, who harbours top secret trend fantasies of her own, whilst Catherine Deneuve reads out the witty names that Gaultier gave his creations in his wonderful men’s couture demonstrate of the early ’90s.
As author, director and costume designer, Jean Paul Gaultier appears to be again at an period with
extravagance and tenderness and invitations us behind the scenes into his planet filled with extra, poetry and magic. From his childhood to his early occupation, from his biggest fashion exhibits to the wild nights in Le Palace or London, Jean Paul Gaultier shares his journal of the times and pays tribute to individuals who inspired him in movie (Pedro Almodovar, Luc Besson), new music (Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Mylene Farmer) and dance (Régine Chopinot, Angelin Prejlocaj). In the exhibit, conceived like a grand get together, Jean Paul Gaultier will surprise us nonetheless again. He has designed hundreds of new unique outfits, showcased within just an exuberant set – without having forgetting to include his most iconic creations! He has collaborated with the very best in their area, including the late actress, scriptwriter and director Tonie Marshall, who co-directed the exhibit, and choreographer Marion Motin (Madonna, Christine and the Queens, Stromae, Résiste, La Comédie Musicale).
Marcus Davey – CEO and Inventive Director, Roundhouse said: “We’re extremely excited to welcome Manner Freak Clearly show to the Roundhouse this summer months. Jean Paul Gaultier has blazed an unmistakable trail around the very last 50 a long time and often cited the music, tradition and angle of London as big influences. It feels fitting that we can convey this stunning celebration of his lifetime, influence and innovative genius to our legendary house, which has been central to so quite a few of the capital’s important cultural movements during his life span.”
Trend Freak Demonstrate is developed by TEG MJR in association with TS3 (A Fimalac Entertainment Corporation) and RGM Productions and Avex Enjoyment.