Friday,March 4, 20221:30 p.m.
Friday,March 4, 20223 p.m.
Friday,March 4, 20224:30 p.m.
Saturday,March 5, 202211 a.m.
Saturday,March 5, 20221:30 p.m.
Saturday,March 5, 20223 p.m.

OBORO
4001 Berri Street
Montréal (Québec) H2L 4H2
Phone : 514-844-3250
Sherbrooke metro (500 m)
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Théâtre de La Tortue Noire (Saguenay)

latortuenoire.com/

Adult audiences, 13 years +
OBORO, copresenter

A: $25 R: $22,50 


A: adults (13 years +)
R: discount (AQM members, students, and seniors 65 +)
Taxes and ticket processing fee included.

🎟️  Tickets for March 4th at 1:30 p.m.– NEW SEATS AVAILABLE!

🎟️  Tickets for March 4th at 3 p.m. 

🎟️  Tickets for March 4th at 4:30 p.m. – EXTRA

🎟️  Tickets for March 5th at 11 a.m. – EXTRA

🎟️  Tickets for March 5th at 1:30 p.m. – SOLD OUT

🎟️  Tickets for March 5th at 3 p.m. – NEW SEATS AVAILABLE!

The show you had in mind is sold out? Try your luck at the door!
Arrive early. If reserved tickets are cancelled at the last minute, we will gladly to put them up for sale.

 

In French, Friday, March 4 at 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 5 at 11 a.m.

In English, Saturday, March 5 at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.

 

Using old audio recordings, Sara Moisan recreates a fictional conversation with her father Gatien Moisan, a renowned painter who passed away in 2019. In this autobiographical piece, she ponders, with tenderness and humour, on her personal relationship to her father’s artwork, on what it means to create, and on an artist’s deep motivations. She revisits the painter’s familiar gestures through a combination of real-time illustration, video, puppetry, and manipulated objects. This creates a poetic environment that is both clever and heart-warming.

 

Running time: 30 minutes

Techniques: miniature puppet, object theatre, theatre of matter, and video

 

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Company

Théâtre de La Tortue Noire is a company that is known for its dedication to creating distinctly contemporary puppet theatre. Its artists cultivate the art of surprise by creating unique shows that offer a subtle combination of acting, and puppet, shape and animated object theatre. Founded in 2005, La Tortue Noire has a long history of production, research, and international touring. Their eleven original works have been performed in Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Cuba, the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

Credits

Story, stage direction, puppets, and performance: Sara Moisan

Set design: Sara Moisan and Martin Gagnon

Music: Stéphane Boivin

Lighting: Alexandre Nadeau

Dramaturgy and acting advisor: Christian Ouellet

Voice recording: Stéphane Boivin

Manipulation advisor: Dany Lefrançois

Technical direction: Isabeau Côté and Alexandre Nadeau

Production manager: Marilyne Renaud

Production assistant: Valérie Essiambre

With paintings by Gatien Moisan

 

Théâtre de La Tortue Noire gratefully acknowledges the Canada Council for the Arts, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, the Conseil des arts de Saguenay, the City of Saguenay, the Centre BANG, the Festival international des arts de la marionnette à Saguenay (FIAMS), and Gilberte Dufresne for their support.