LIFE

Valentin Lechat 陳星樂

Circus artist, Juggler, trans-disciplinary artist, Art director, Qi Gong master  .

 

VL is a French Contemporary Circus artist who has been living in Taiwan for 12 years.

Started juggling from 11 years old, he has been performing Juggling Art for more than 25 years. He is a professional circus artist and well known performer in the world.
He has founded  THUNAR (THe UNited ARtists) company concept while moving for Asia in 2005.
He founded in 2018  THUNAR  before moving from Taiwan for a living in France with his family.

He has performed in many different countries his solo works, collective works and as interpret in Cinema,Theatre, Art Gallery, Circus Top (Circus Lili), corporate show, cabaret, TV, video, street, Art festivals, … with Cie Jérome Thomas, Mazalda, Taipei Cross Over Dance Company, Shakespeare Wild Sister Group, Riverbed Theatre, Thunar Circus, THUNAR (2005-present), …

VL is always truly created his artwork as single piece with his guts with his self imaginary and mind, include concepts, evoluated hybrid props and unique art-forms.

He is actually acting, collaborating and practicing in Asia involved in multiple artistic projects.
For more than 10 years VL is also a licensed street-performer in Taiwan since 2008 and started bring his Circus/Theatre to the public space since 2006 in Asia.
VL has taught contemporary circus and juggling Art at the National Taiwan College of Performing Art from 2009 to 2016.

Since several years VL has inspired and educated the young generation of emergent Circus artists or students from Taiwan, also spread his Art to a super large audience ( millions of people ).
By his integrity, his poetic body connection to the memory of his journey, his kind only poetical circus, his wild self-directed career VL has grown a garden in Asia.

Since 2010, Valentin Lechat is learning HAO YUAN TIAN ZONG ancestral Qi Gong with Jiang master, he’s studying keys/roots of breathing techniques situated apart from the Chinese Qi Gong known worldwide.

 

SELECTED PERFORMANCES

CREATIONS
2017《FACES TWINS》THUNAR
2016《DELIVRÆNCE 9》THUNAR
2010-now《FACES臉 under sky》THUNAR
2010-now《FACES臉》THUNAR
2011《OLO–當代雜技與佛朗明哥》THUNAR
2009-10《Free Mind》THUNAR
2010《五隻手,八個星球和回憶》THUNAR
2007-37《女猴》THUNAR
2006-09《Metamorphosis Under Storm》THUNAR
CREATIONS COLLABORATIONS
2015《Smoke》 THUNAR CIRCUS
2014《寶藏巖藝術村燈節開幕演出》陳雪甄
2012《巧克力之夢》Riverbed Theater
2010《Quartett von Heiner Müller》Shakespeare’s Wild Sisters
2011《泡泡吹向藍天》臺北藝穗節
2009-10《Electric X!》Riverbed Theater Group
2007-08《Asunder2》Cross Over Modern Dance Co
2006《On The Road Again》현대마임연구소 제스튀스
2001-02《Cirque Lili》COMPAGNIE JEROME THOMAS
ART FESTIVALS
2017 Festival Folkwelt / FRANCE
2016 Imaginarius | Festival Internacional de Teatro de Rua / PORTUGAL 2015 Taichung Traditional Art Festival / TAIWAN
2014 Keochang International Festival of Theater /KOREA
2014 Taipei Expo Park Kids Fest《愛♥分享》 / TAIWAN
2014-15 新北市板橋⺠民藝⼤大街《Chinese New Year Fest》 / TAIWAN 2013 勤美天地聖誕村《CIRCUS ACTION》/ TAIWAN
2012 Taipei buskers festival / TAIWAN
2010 Hakka Kids Summer Festival / TAIWAN
2010 Panorama des Jonglages /FRANCE
2008 Yilan International Rain Festival / TAIWAN
SCHOOLS, UNIVERSITY
2016 Yilan University / TAIWAN
2014-15 Delin Institute of Technology / TAIWAN
2014 National Pingtung University of Science and Technology / TAIWAN National Hsinchu University of Education / TAIWAN
2011 IME Clé de Sol /FRANCE
2011 Maison pour tous /FRANCE
2010 Hess International Educational Group / TAIWAN
MUSIC CONCERT
One Love DancingFest / TAIWAN
GODSKITCHEN HALLOWEEN MASSIVE loop prod / TAIWAN Luxy A STATE OF SOUND / TAIWAN
Luxy Heaven & HELL / TAIWAN
PRIMO opening / TAIWAN
AHUM band /JAPAN
Taiwan JustMusic Philharmonic Orchestra / TAIWAN

CORPORATE EVENTS
Association des Français de Taiwan《Bastille Day Fest》/ TAIWAN
SZITY Cellar Wine 葡萄園中的琴⾳音《Cellar Concert》 / TAIWAN
CREDIT SUISSE 《Private dinner and open bar》 / TAIWAN
West Lake Resortopia《Banquet》 / TAIWAN
Oriental Logistics Group《Spring luncheon / TAIWAN》
Kaohsiung Harbor《BATO TEA Afternoon Cruise》 / TAIWAN
Chini gallery《藍∞opening show》 / TAIWAN
Formosa Fun Coast 《昊元仙宗Lunar New Year gathering》 / TAIWAN
Volkswagen 《FAMILY PARTY》/ TAIWAN
World Gym《Private Gala》 / TAIWAN
SOGO dep store《VIP showcase》 / TAIWAN
CICA Children In Contemporary Art《opening show》 / TAIWAN
A NIGHT IN PROVENCE CCIFT Bastille Day Gala Dinner / TAIWAN
i Private i澳⾨門酒店 Wynn Macau| 主⾴頁 / MACAU
L’Alliance française de Taïwan Nuit des Publivores 威秀影城 / TAIWAN
TV, PRESS
歡樂智多星TV show / TAIWAN
ELLE 2012 FW Fashion WELL《夢遊⾺馬戲場》/ TAIWAN
SONY camera TV commercial / TAIWAN
⾦金星娛樂《我們⼀一家訪問⼈人》TV show / TAIWAN
Discovery Taipei mag / TAIWAN
歡樂幸運星 衛視中⽂文台 TV show / TAIWAN
綜藝⼤大哥⼤大 TV show / TAIWAN
MORE REFERENCES …
Sony, BMW, Family Mart, Uni-President Enterprises, Shin Kong Mitsukoshi, Shin Kong Bank
Regent Hotel Taipei, Sheraton Taipei Hotel, Landis Hotel Taipei, Wyatt, etc…