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Last updated date : 13/07/2022

International creative research laboratory to new artistic language of the performing arts (dance, theater, circus, music), the transdisciplinary Subsistances are a place of work, creation, experimentation and dialogue with publics.

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Artists, they offer a place, a time of residence ...
and intellectual support, administrative, technical and financial suited to each project. The Subsistances develop companion relationship with the invited artists and companies, the collaboration extends beyond the presentation of the show in support for dissemination.

Singular artistic projects:
Festival Instructions, Playground, Creative Weekend, The Subsistances invent singular artistic projects.

In public, they offer a place and a time of artistic sharing by developing new relationships with audiences.
They promote confrontation, reflection, artistic practice and dialogue, inventing new forms of meetings involving the public at every stage of creation: projects, debates, participatory projects, creating Weekends, artistic workshops.

Businesses, a place projects.
An artist traffic network.
The Subsistances are part of several national or international networks in the field of performance or circus (circus Territories).

Practical information


8 bis quai Saint Vincent - 69001 Lyon 1er


From 01/03 to 31/10 between 1 pm and 6 pm.
Closed Monday and Sunday.

From 01/11 to 28/02 between 1 pm and 6 pm.
Closed Monday, Saturday and Sunday.


  • Hearing disability
  • Mental disability
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs

Show venues


8 bis quai Saint Vincent - 69001 Lyon 1er

04 78 30 37 24

I go by alternative transportation

By foot: from Terreaux (15 min.) join the quai St Vincent along the river Saone. Cycling: Station Vélo'V Quai St-Vincent, Lyon 1. Before the gateway of the Rock Man. 2 wheels, car park inside Subsistances. By bus: C14, 19, 31, 40. stop Subsistances or gateway Homme de la Roche. By car: Car park Terreaux -Lyon Parc Auto.