|Sunday,||March 6, 2022||3 p.m.|
1248 Bernard Avenue West
Montréal (Québec) H2V 2V6
Phone: 514-495-9944, ext. #1
Photos: Graham Soul
Graham Soul (Montréal)
All audiences, 5 years +
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Festival de Casteliers Closing Show
The disciplined life inside a cuckoo clock is thrown upside-down when an unexpected intruder mysteriously appears. Cuckoo, the clock bird, chases after it and discovers a magical world beyond time.
Running time: 45 minutes
Techniques: rod and body puppets
Trained as an actor and acrobat, Graham Soul has dedicated himself to puppet theatre for more than 25 years. His mission is to create original puppet theatre works for young audiences, highlighting artistic quality and technical innovation. Sound and visual imagery guide the dramaturgy, and the puppets and scenic elements are at the heart of the creative process. Favourite themes touch on the fantastic and the powers of the imagination.
Scenario, scenography, puppets, video and music: Graham Soul
Stage direction: Jérémie Desbiens and Graham Soul
Performance: Eloi Cousineau and Graham Soul
Puppeteers in 2019: Pierre-Louis Renaud and Graham Soul
Autonomous lighting system: Nancy Longchamp
Brainstorming of the story and characters: Pierre Gélinas
Additional brainstorming: Christine Brassard
Research and exploration: Jean Cummings and Graham Soul
Stage management: Nancy Longchamp and Jérémie Desbiens
Puppet, set, and prop construction: Jean Cummings, Graham Soul, Pierre Gélinas, Richard Morin, Marie-Eve Fortier, Cécile Viggiano, and Geneviève Thibault
Construction and painting of mask and hooves: Mathieu René
Set, puppet, and prop painting: Richard Morin
Sewing: Noémi Paquette, Geneviève Marcotte, Graham Soul and Esther Hardy
Dramaturgy coaching: Pierre Yves Lemieux
Scenography coaching: Richard Lacroix
Sculpture and moulding coaching: Claude Rodrigue
Graham Soul gratefully acknowledges the Canada Council for the Arts and the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec for their support. For their contribution, he also thanks Pierre Gélinas, Christine Brassard, Pierre Yves Lemieux, Le Théâtre de l’Œil (André Laliberté, Gilles Perron, Joël Losier), Angèle Beaudry, Caroline Guy, Maude Serrurier, Diane Mongeau, Hélène Ducharme, Isabelle Payant and Stéphane Guy, Daniel Robert, Louis-Philippe Paulhus, Alain Lavallée, Joël da Silva, Julie Brosseau-Doré, Gunther Gamper and La Machinerie.