OCTOBER 2018 13th

For their 44th creation, the company Alexis Gruss is celebrating the 250 year anniversary of the circus piste.
From Phillip Astley to nowadays.
This piece, consisting of 5 acts and 29 scenes, with the aim of paying tribute to all the creatures of the equestrian circus through numbers that represent moments that marked its fascinating yet not so well known history.

“Origins” presents numbers that are very contemporary, witness the wonderful evolution of how the piste became theatre, from its origins to nowadays, and see how the company Alexis Gruss is a “vector” and a “major” in this.
These high level numbers will entertain audiences during 2h20.

This creation will unite in the ring the 40 horse artists of the Calvary of Alexis Gruss, 15 artistes, a live orchestra of 10 musicians, and a singer and narrator.

Produced by Stephan Gruss, choreographed by Sadrine Diard; Original Music & arrangements by Sylvian Rolland, Pascal Balzano, Cyril Moret et Massimo Murgia, Lighting creations by Jean- charles Pfauwadel; Costumes by Bruno Fatalot made in the “Atelier MBV Paris”