|March 7, 2020
|March 8, 2020
Paul-Gérin-Lajoie-d’Outremont High School Auditorium
475 Bloomfield Avenue
Outremont (Québec) H2V 1Y8
Show for all audiences, 8 years +
Inspired by magical realism and flash fiction, two popular literary movements in South America, Juan Perez Escala invites us into his studio to tell us his Kazus, poems that combine visual imagery, puppetry and music. Slowly, he lets us in on something a little more personal: Kazu is madly in love with Lou, but Lou isn’t there anymore…
This is the long version of the short piece performed at the 2019 Festival de Casteliers, which won festival-goers’ hearts.
The show will be presented in French.
RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes
TECHNIQUES: Table Top, Body Puppets and Live Drawing
Photos: Philippe Rappeneau
Originally from Argentina, Juan Perez Escala has lived in France for the past 15 years. He founded Singe Diesel in 2011 in Brittany. His work is inspired from his childhood spent running around the streets of Buenos Aires and combines many different artistic disciplines. It invites us to question and surprise our relationship with both the real and imaginary worlds.
Story, Stage Direction, Scenography, Puppets and Lighting: Juan Perez Escala
Music: Juan Perez Escala and Vincent Roudaut
Outside Eye: Antonin Lebrun
Performance: Juan Perez Escala and Vincent Roudaut
Kazu dans la nuit is presented thanks to support from Spectacle vivant en Bretagne and the French Consulate General in Québec City.