Mother Earth of the elements
Cirque de Paname executive producer,
CDP Entertainment CEO
Thibert Abid began his career at the beginning of the 2000’s, working together with Disneyland Paris teams. Then, he took part in the production of global dimension events: H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco accession ceremonies (2005), video projection animation on the Statue of Liberty (2006), Shakira’s concert during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Since 2015, Thibert Abid has collaborated with Disneyland Paris, as a consultant executive producer, for the development and production of the shows. His 20 years of experience in a numerous diversity of sectors has made him a major asset at the head of Cirque de Paname. Today, with the launching of this production company, Thibert Abid fully dedicates himself to the spawning of this new brand and of his first innovative show.
Creator and director of Cirque de Paname,
Co-Writer and creative director of “Le Monde de Jalèya »
Ludovic Marcato began his career in the organization of events and tour management. Starting in 2019, he collaborated in the successful Musicals “Mozart, l’opéra rock” (Mozart, the rock opera), in “Dracula, l’amour plus fort que la mort” (Dracula: love stronger than death), “1789, Les Amants de la Bastille” (1789, the Bastille lovers) and Mugler Follies. Then, he worked for Cirque du Soleil, Résiste, Grease the musical and Saturday Night Fever, in France and in Canada.
Buoyed by his experience, Ludovic came back to France with one objective: gathering young talents and friends he met on his journey and set up his company. It’s the emergence of Cirque de Paname. “Le Monde de Jalèya” is its first show.
The choreographer Julia Spiesser (Céline Dion, Pink, Sia, NRJ Music Awards, Danse avec les Stars, The Voice…) bring her international and eclectic experience to the show.
She has specially composed the powerful and dazzling choreographies for “Le Monde de Jalèya” show.
Choreographer, gestural coach and artistic assistant of Le Monde de Jalèya
Hip-hop World champion who was a finalist in “La France a un incroyable talent” (France’s got talent), Skorpion worked with major figures both as a performer or a choreographer. Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Cirque du Soleil, Marie-Claude Pietragalla, Céline Dion: the artist put his personality and creativity at the service of tremendous and original shows and filming.
With his inventiveness Skorpion breathed new life into “Le Monde de Jalèya”, in order to give birth to the characters and to their particular acting style.
and Raphaël Perrier
Hairstyles and wigs designers
Audrey Borca (“1789, Les Amants de la Bastille” (1789, the Bastille lovers), “Mozart, l’opéra rock” (Mozart, the rock opera), Priscilla folle du désert (The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert)), member of the national Hairstyling French team…and Raphaël Perrier (“Le Roi Soleil” (The Sun King), “Mozart, l’opéra rock” (Mozart, the rock opera)), world champion of hairstyling have set up together A&R Création, a hairstyle and wig design studio for shows and movies. They brought their imagination into play to design hairstyles and wigs for “Le Monde de Jalèya”, which are essential in the making of the fantastic personalities of the show.
Julie Hugues, make-up artist (Jean-Paul Gaultier Fashion Freak Show, the musical based on Les Choristes, Résiste…), conceived and designed the makeup in order to make fascinating and poetic the bodies and faces of the characters of the “Le Monde de Jalèya”.
and Julien Seijo
Acrobatic numbers designers
After a career as an international gymnast, Yoann Benhamou worked for Cirque du Soleil, Disneyland Paris, The Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain and Mugler Follies. Trained to the circus arts, Julien Seijo developed his artistic and acrobatic competences within Cirque du Soleil and participated to the creation of the big production “KA” in Las Vegas. Multifaceted, he then worked for Mugler Follies and Kylie Minogue’s tours. In 2019, he works as an acrobatic choreographer and coach for the new Lion King show at Disneyland Paris. Both of them, steeped in the fascinating and fantastic universe of “Le Monde de Jalèya” to conceive the acrobatic design of this huge show.
Anthony Giordano and John Dada
Anthony and John, 30 and 28 years old respectively, are two young multi-instrumentalists.
Anthony Giordano who collaborated with Louane, Loic Nottet, Kendji Girac, Yannick Noah…put his sensitivity at the service of a music characterized with images, space and colors.
Composer for a huge record label, John Dada also creates for theater, dance and movies. In 2014, he signed the music for the Sylvain Chomet “Les Triplettes de Belleville” (The Triplets of Belleville) show. His musical world thrills our emotions and is an invitation to dream.
Romain Labat has collaborated in many big shows and concerts: opening ceremony of the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Saturday Night Fever, Indochine, Jean-Paul Gaultier Fashion Freak Show, Mylène Farmer…He will be in charge of designing the lights of the show, and will bring “Le Monde de Jalèya” universe to life under the new Paris Longchamp dome.
Albin Rosa and Thomas Besson
Video projection designers
Thomas and Albin have founded together D/Labs and design visual creations for live performances for more than ten years. Their creations can be seen during concerts, huge TV shows (Jean-Michel Jarre Live, Les Enfoirés, Amici in Italy, La Nouvelle Star…), fashion shows (Hedi Slimane for Saint-Laurent then Céline), or during big shows (“La Légende du roi Arthur” (The legend of King Arthur), Dita Von Teese at the Crazy Horse). In 2019, they also collaborate in the new Mylène Farmer show in Paris La Défense Arena.
Arnaud Bayssat and Greg Carlet
Passionate about music since his young age, Gregory Carlet specializes in live sound. He began his career joining the Roi Soleil team. Then followed musicals (“Dracula, l’amour plus fort que la mort” (Dracula: love stronger than death), “Mozart, l’opéra rock” (Mozart, the rock opera), “1789, Les Amants de la Bastille” (1789, the Bastille lovers), “La Légende du roi Arthur” (The legend of King Arthur), Bodyguard, Priscilla folle du désert (The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert), Jean-Paul Gaultier Fashion Freak Show…) and tours (Kool And The Gang, Indochine, Christophe Willem, David Hallyday…).
In 2014, he joined forces with Arnaud Bayssat, with whom he set up an organization offering technical and artistic solutions for shows. Both are behind the enchanting audio conception of the “Le Monde de Jalèya”.
Young French author, Ophélie Pemmarty published her first novel at seventeen. After “Les Somnanbules”, “L’or de tes mots” and “Talk”, “Le Monde de Jalèya” is an adaptation of her seventh novel, “Jalèya dans l’ombre d’Oliver Wyn” (Jalèya in the shadow of Oliver Wyn) co-written with Ludovic Marcato.