PLATFORM 88 is a contemporary mime company directed by Janaina Tupan and Sébastien Loesener. Coming from a multidisciplinary background, they’ve met at the International School of Corporeal Mime – Théâtre de l’Ange Fou in London under the direction of Steven Wasson et Corinne Soum.
The company’s artistic research started in London in 2009 and moved to France in 2010. Our mission is to develop and promote contemporary mime through : production of pieces for stage or non-dedicated spaces, counting four piece to date; ;pedagogical activities for amateurs and professionals ; hand tailored participatory projects for specific audiences or contexts ; weekly practice and research; organisation of mime festivals.
The company directs the festival Mime in Motion in Montpellier and co -directs MIMESIS Festival in Paris. They are also co-presidents of the Collectif des Arts du Mime et du Geste.