Marion Siéfert



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«_ jeanne_dark_» is an Instagram performance par excellence – effectively filtered and highly entertaining. But the show by French director and author Marion Siéfert is also a strong piece of theatre: A hymn to self-promotion and onlooking, a reflexion on the dangers of social media’s hypernormative spaces. The performer Helena de Laurens embodies Jeanne, a rather conformist, seemingly harmless 16-year-old, who grows up in a thoroughly catholic home in a suburb of Orleans. She is not exactly popular and is frequently bullied. But as @_ jeanne_dark on Instagram, she begins to strike poses and to create her own characters. She plays and dances with her smartphone, settles outstanding scores, dresses up and tells stories. She cannot stop talking and is obviously having a ball.

The spectators can watch this metamorphosis on stage and on two video projections of the Instagram livestream – or as her followers on the platform itself. Right before our eyes, Jeanne fragments her personality into a thousand pieces – and reinvents herself bit by bit. (af )

Artistic direction and cast

Konzept, Text, Inszenierung Marion Siéfert 
Künstlerische Mitarbeit, Choreografie, Performance Helena de Laurens 
Künstlerische Mitarbeit Matthieu Bareyre 
Konzept Szenografie Nadia Lauro 
Lichtdesign Manon Lauriol 
Tondesign Johannes Van Bebber 
VideoAntoine Briot 
Kostüm Valentine Solé 
Maskenbild Karin Westerlund 
Stimmcoaching Jean-Baptiste Veyret-Logerias 
Barockharfe Babett Niclas 
Technische Gesamtleitung Chloé Bouju 
TontechnikVassili Bertrand
VideotechnikJeremy Oury
InspizienzMarine Brosse
ÜbertitelungYvonne Griesel (deutsche Übersetzung), Kate McNaughton (englische Übersetzung), Dòra Kapusta (Operator)
Entwicklung der Produktion Cécile Jeanson
Touring und Begleitung Ziferte ProduktionAnne Pollock
FotoMatthieu Bareyre


ProduktionZiferte Productions, La Commune centre dramatique national d’Aubervilliers
KoproduktionCentre dramatique national de Tours – Théâtre Olympia, Théâtre national de Bretagne (Rennes), La Rose des Vents – Scène nationale Lille Métropole Villeneuve-d’Asq, CNDC Angers, L’empreinte – Scène nationale Brive-Tulle, CDN Orléans/Loiret/Centre, Tandem Scène nationale (Arras-Douai), Théâtre Nouvelle Génération – CDN de Lyon, Le Maillon – Théâtre de Strasbourg – Scène européenne, Kunstencentrum Vooruit (Gent), Théâtre Sorano (Toulouse), Festival d’Automne à Paris
In Zusammenarbeit mitLa Commune centre dramatique national d’Aubervilliers, Festival d’Automne à Paris
Finanzielle UnterstützungPOROSUS fund, MAC COSMETICS
ResidenzenT2G – Théâtre de Gennevilliers, La Ménagerie de Verre as part of the Studiolab 
Marion Siéfert ist Associate Artist von La Commune centre dramatique national d’Aubervilliers sowie von CNDC Angers und Le Parvis – Scène Nationale Tarbes-Pyrénées


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Theatre, coming-of-age on Instagram


1:45 hrs.




English, German


15 years plus

An inclusive event

accessible with wheelchair with subtitle with inductive hearing loop

Sound inductively amplified, descriptive surtitles for people with hearing impairment

Safety Concept

For this event, a COVID certificate is necessary. Please present your ID or passport along with your COVID certificate at the entrance. There is also an obligation to wear masks. See here for more information about your visit to the Theater Spektakel

Instagram Live

The piece will be streamed via the Instagram profiles @_jeanne_ dark_ (language: French) and @theaterspektakel (language: French, surtitles: German)



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