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The career of Denis Lavant is complete. He has taken part in almost 50 plays in theatre since 1983. Besides his cinematographic performances from « L’ombre sur la plage » (Luc Béraud, 1982) to « Holy Motors » (Leos Carax, 2012), the artist is still diversifying his activities. He has declaimed texts from Attila Jozsef (Hungarian poet), accompanied by the guitar player of Noir Désir, Serge Teyssot-Gay, at the Festival des Vieilles Charrues in 2006, at the Aéronef in Lille and at the Théâtre National de Bordeaux. He has received the Prix de l’Humour noir du spectacle for his theatrical adaptation of « La grande vie » (Jean-Pierre Martinet, 2012). In 2013, with the singer Sapho, the rapper Disiz and the musician Medhi Haddab, he has played « Les Amours Vulnérables de Desdémone et Othello » of Manuel Piolat Soleymat & Razerka Ben Sadia-Lavant, staged by Razerka Ben Sadia-Lavant, in the Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers. In 2013, he has toured with Compagnie du Hanneton in the show « Tabac Rouge », a choredrama of James Thierrée and played Pyrrhus (Néoptolémos, son of Achilles) in the play « Andromaque1043 » in 2014.
From 2014 to 2016, he has played « Faire danser les alligators sur la flûte de Pan » of Émile Brami, staged by Ivan Morane at the Festival d’Avignon; « Elisabeth II » of Thomas Bernhard, staged by Aurore Fattier at the Théâtre des Célestins and in tour in Belgium; « Duc de Gothland » of Christian Grabbe, staged by Bernard Sobel, at the theatre of L’Épée de Bois (Cartoucherie de Vincennes), in the role of Berdoa.