Duo “Des Articulés”

Festivals :

2023 : Karnidale – The Western Australian Circus Festival

2022 : Newcomershow (Leipzig, Germany) : Special Prize GOP Varieté Theater

2021 : International Salieri Circus Awards (Legnago, Italie) : Prize of the concordance between music and circus

Classical music : Sposa son disprezzata

French song : “En deux mots” , Yves Jamait


The duo between Marine Buridant and Alexandre Astruc (alias Nestor) formed early 2018. They trained in handstand with Lucien Beautour and in contortion with Ericka Maury-Lescoux (famous contortionist of the duo Les Mandragores). Together they able to propose the following various acts : a contortion duo, aerial silk act, and handstand canes act; plus their own solo contortion act. Thus they able to perform during an evening three different times composed of one or two acts often followed by parade moments (handstand on furnitures, front and back walkover…among the public).

Their recent trip to Ukraine allowed them to improve and to learn new figures which they incorporated into their new act specially designed for their contortion table.

Description :

This act has for main suject the feelings between the both characters.

It begins with an embrace, broken by a forced distance. The lover catch up with his beloved on the edge of the void, thus the scene becomes the scene of a dance between the two lovers. Each figure is the occasion for a new encounter, an embrace, a look … An eternal restart, a race that will end in a final embrace, the paroxysm of their love.

OPTION : Lyric singing accompanying on Sposa son disprezzata

They are lucky to be accompanied when it is asked by Juliette Doummar, opera singer trained at the Boulogne-Billancourt conservatory. They can thus give to their act, which is played under these conditions on the opera air “Sposa son disprezzata, a whole new dimension