Presented By VIADANSE

OSCYL Variation

Part of Dancing City

Duration: 45 minutes

Type: Dance


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This UK première from French choreographers Eric Lamoureaux and Hela Fattoumi creates a landscape populated by humans and inanimate objects. As the objects, the “oscyls”, wait, it is only the dancers who can bring them to life, in a performance which evolves into a seamlessly integrated world of possibility.

OSCYL Variation will be performed as part of Dancing City, London’s favourite outdoor dance event that showcases a dazzling array of performances from the UK and beyond in the parks, piazzas and public spaces of Canary Wharf.

Watch the trailer


There is step-free access across Canary Wharf.

Viewing area

This will be marked with a flag or sign – please ask a GDIF Volunteer if you’re not sure where to go. There will be some limited seating provided, too.

What to expect

Our what to expect guide might help you pick which shows to see, especially if members of your group have access needs.

  • Speech free
  • Kick back and relax


Large-print, easy read and audio versions of the festival brochure will be available to download in advance or to pick up on the day (apart from the audio guide, which will only be available online).

Blue Badge Parking and Accessible Toilets

Visit the Canary Wharf website for details of Blue Badge parking spaces and accessible toilets

Photo route

Our photo route details the most accessible route between the nearest public transportation and performance locations. Download our photo route.


Where to find it

OSCYL Variation will be performed at Jubilee Plaza, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5JP.

About the show

Héla Fattoumi and Eric Lamoureux have been choreographers and dancers since the early 90s. Beginning with their early pieces, Husaïs followed by the trio Après-midi, they have received international recognition. In 2015, they were named the directors of the Centre chorégraphique national de Bourgogne Franche-Comté in Belfort, where they are developing their VIADANSE project.

OSCYL Variation is co-produced by: Festival Mondial des Théâtres de Marionnettes de Charleville-Mezieres – Theatre National de la danse Chaillot in Paris – Espace des Arts – Scène nationale de Chalon-sur-Saône – Le Granit, Scene nationale de Belfort – MA, Scène nationale – Pays de Montbeliard – Les 2 Scènes, Scene nationale de Besancon

Conception : Hela Fattoumi, Eric Lamoureux
Choregraphy : Hela Fattoumi, Eric Lamoureux
Dancers : Sarath Amarasingam, Jim Couturier, Robin Lamothe, Bastien Lefevre, Johanna Mandonnet, Clementine Maubon, Angela Vanoni
Set design, plastic artist : Stephane Pauvret
Lighting design : Eric Wurtz
Costumes : Gwendoline Bouget assisted by Charles Chauvet
Oscyls construction : Cyril Cornillier
Music : Eric Lamoureux and Jean-NoëFrancoise
artistic collaborationValentine Paley (with Pro-Helvetia)
Technical Direction : Thierry Meyer
Sound Engineer : Nathanaelle Wong

Supported by

Dancing City is supported by Canary Wharf Arts+Events and Without Walls.

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