Founder and current director, Jean-Luc Courcoult teamed up with some musicians and actors to start his extraordinary open-air theatre show in the French city of Aix-en-Provence.
Each giant, built with light and flexible poplar wood,
Controlled on a system of hydraulic pulleys and levers
By 20 to 40 members of the Royal de Luxe troupe, called Lilliputians.
Members of the company come from all walks of life, seduced by Courcoult’s wizardry, they are inventors, poets, stuntmen, theatre technicians and scrap-dealers, most of whom move between a technical and performance role.