Etienne Decroux

Etienne Decroux (July 19, 1898 in Paris, France ? March 12, 1991 in Boulogne-Billancourt, France) studied at Jacques Copeau's Ecole du Vieux-Colombier, where he saw the beginnings of what was to become his life's obsession?Corporeal Mime. During his long career as a film and theatre actor, he created many pieces, using the human body as the primary means of expression. ... more on Wikipedia

Etienne Decroux Filmography

movie 1957 Comme un cheveu sur la soupe as Le fou
movie 1952 La bergère et le ramoneur
movie 1949 Occupe-toi d'Amelie..!
movie 1948 Clochemerle as Dr. Mouraille
movie 1947 Capitaine Blomet
movie 1947 Les petites annonces matrimoniales as Le poète
movie 1947 Voyage surprise as Mikhaïl
movie 1946 Messieurs Ludovic
movie 1945 Les enfants du paradis as Anselme Debureau
movie 1944 Le voyageur sans bagages
movie 1943 Adieu Léonard as Prasmoquier
movie 1943 L'escalier sans fin as Le colonial
movie 1943 Le corbeau as Le garçon du cercle
movie 1942 Macao, l'enfer du jeu as Un autre matelot
movie 1939 Le dernier tournant as Le patron du bistrot
movie 1938 Belle étoile
movie 1938 L'affaire Lafarge as Un paysan
movie 1935 Crime et châtiment as Petit rôle
movie 1935 Le commissaire est bon enfant, le gendarme est sans pitié as Jean-Edouard Floche - l'illuminé
movie 1932 L'affaire est dans le sac as Benjamin Deboise

Etienne Decroux on Youtube


"L' Usine" (The factory) Excerpts from Decroux's show at New York's Carnegie in 1960 Filmed in his studio in New York.


Excerpts from the 10-min LOVE DUET performance at the City of Wings festival in Ieper, Belgium. Choreography and performance by Katja Tannert and Rocco ...


Le Theatre d' Etienne DECROUX (DOC) En deux parties et cinq tableaux ("le Matin", "L'Usine", "La Statue", "L'Esprit malin", "Les Arbres"), Etienne Decroux et...


Extraits d'un cours de Mime Corporel deThomas Leabhart, à Hippocampe - Paris, sur La lavandière, pièce d'Etienne Decroux.