Piece for four performers and a pianist (duration 60′)
Creation in March 2003
at l’Étoile du Nord (Paris)

Following on from the solo “Noon”, the result of a collaboration between Erika Zueneli and pianist Denis Chouillet, High Noon was born of the desire to develop, in a joint written expression, the physical and metaphysical universe inspired by E. Hopper. Performing in that particular light, playing on the ambiguity of relations, expressing the dulled tension that emanates from these solitudes brought face-to-face, finding in each person the lost individual which the painter seems to use to represent a society. This in turn leads us to question our own identity.


Design and choreography: Erika Zueneli
Original music: Denis Chouillet
Interpretation: Emmanuelle Beauvois, Denis Chouillet, Sébastien Jacobs, Olivier Renouf, Erika Zueneli.
Lighting: Christian Welti
Sound technician: Mathieu Oriol
Costumes: Isabelle Périllat


L’Yeuse, co-production with the French National Dance Center (CND) in partnership with the Conservatoire H. Berlioz in Pavilions-sous-Bois, co-direction with l’Étoile du Nord, project support from DRAC Ile-de-France, and ADAMI, and writing assis- tance from Association Beaumarchais.