LES
FABULATEURS

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"The story begins..."

Founded in 2012, Les Fabulateurs company creates shows that are hybrids between storytelling and theater. Their stories are original and above all, they reflect on children’s specific emotional challenges. Their absurd sense of humor allows them to build bridges between childhood and adulthood. With every production, they explore new ways to break the fourth wall and involve children as active spectators. Through storytelling, which opens them to many possibilities, they are able to speak to the audience and we use its codes to involve children in their shows. They entrust them with the tools that help us reflect on the world together. Reflect the world, and reinvent it.

Barbe d'Or 1 - Photo Louis Longpré (1)
Barbe d'Or 1 - Photo Louis Longpré (1)

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Barbe d'Or
Barbe d'Or

Photo Valérie Lambert

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Barbe d'Or
Barbe d'Or

Photo Valérie Lambert

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LA LÉGENDE DE BARBE D'OR

(THE LEGEND OF GOLDBEARD)

- 2018

YOUTH THEATER

(children aged 6 and over)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The show is an adaptation of the record book of the same name published by Planète Rebelle.

 

TEXT AND DIRECTION Marc-André Berthold and Simon-Pierre Lambert

LIGHT DESIGN Marie-Aube St-Amant Duplessis

SET DESIGN: Christine Plouffe

ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR AND COSTUMES Véronique Gallant

PERFORMERS Marc-André Berthold, Simon-Pierre Lambert and Christian David

MUSICAL COMPOSITION Marc-André Berthold

MUSICAL ARRANGEMENTS Christian David

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** This play is available only in FRENCH **

With his mind set on revenge against the sea that left him stranded on a volcano island’s shore, the Manipulpe, a half-shark half-human creature, will attempt everything in his power to establish a reign of terror on the waters. With the help of his pirate army, he terrorizes the seas until, one day, a peculiar little bearded baby comes forward to oppose the creature’s reign. However, how will this unconventional hero manage to defeat an entire legion with only a rose on his belt as a weapon?

Inhabited with wacky characters, bearded children and with a larger than life hero, La Légende de Barbe d’Or, with its jazz rhythmed songs and its unusual humor will bring joy to both children and parents.

What if pirates were nice?

"It's not a question of beard ... it's a question of heart!"

- Barbe D'or (Goldbeard)

DURATION : 60 minutes

AUDIENCE:  375

CREW : 1 Stage Manager and 3 actors

STAGE DIMENSIONS : Length: 20’ (6.1m) / Width 24’ (7.3m)  / Height 16’ (4.9m)

ASSEMBLY : 4 hours 

OUTREACH : - educational package available (in French)

                         - workshops

VIEW COMPLETE TECHNICAL RIDER (FRENCH ONLY)

VIEW PRESENTATION DOCUMENT (FRENCH ONLY)

VIEW EDUCATIONAL PACKAGE (FRENCH ONLY)

Héli
Héli

by Francis William Rhéaume

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Héli

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HÉLI, L'ENFANT CERF-VOLANT

(HÉLI, THE KITE-CHILD)

YOUTH THEATER

(children aged 7 to 12)

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEXT Simon-Pierre Lambert in collaboration with Marc André Berthold

DIRECTION AND PERFORMANCE Marc-André Berthold and Simon-Pierre Lambert

SET DESIGN Francis Farley Lemieux

COSTUMES Genevieve Bouchard

VIDEO DESIGN Francis-William Rhéaume

LIGHT DESIGN Marie-Aube St-Amand Duplessis

MUSIC AND SOUND DESIGN Christian David

ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR Mylene Caya

PRODUCTION DIRECTION Andree-Anne Garneau

TECHNICAL DIRECTION Sylvain Beland

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 ** This play is available only in FRENCH **

After a helium leak in their apartment, a world-champion in balloon bouquets clown couple give birth to a floating child, Héli. His secret is kept rigorously by his parents until, one day, an unfortunate event sends him floating away to meet his own destiny.

The story of Héli, l’enfant cerf-volant unfolds like an investigation by exploring the memories, both genuine and imaginary, of the two protagonists/storytellers. By reminiscing and going back in time, they will attempt to find the truth behind the legend.

Mixing storytelling, screen projection and puppetry, Héli, l’enfant- cerf-volant is loaded with poetry, humor and a dash of absurdity. A flourishing show that questions our relationship with memory and truth within this era of media and fake news.

"You are a little miracle you know? You were born out of the storm"

DURATION : 55 minutes

AUDIENCE: 400

CREW : 1 stage manager, 1 sound / 1 technician and 2 actors

STAGE DIMENSIONS : Length 20' (6.1m) / Width 24' (7.3m) / Height 16' (4.9m)

ASSEMBLY: 6 hours

OUTREACH : - educational package available (in French)

                          - workshops

VIEW COMPLETE TECHNICAL RIDER (FRENCH ONLY)

VIEW PRESENTATION DOCUMENT (FRENCH ONLY)

VIEW  EDUCATIONAL PACKAGE (FENCH ONLY)

WHERE TO SEE LES FABULATEURS NEXT

March 15 and 16, 2022 - Héli, The Kite-Child, Lionel-Goulx Theater, Sainte-Thérèse Qc

March 21 to April 1, 2022 - Héli, The Kite-Child, Maison de la culture Mercier, Montreal Qc

April 4 to 6, 2022 - The Legend of Goldbeard, L'Anglicane, Lévis Qc

April 24 to 27, 2022 - Héli, The Kite-Child, Maison des arts de Laval, Laval Qc

Mai 29 to June 1, 2022 - The Legend of Goldbeard, Deux-Rives Theater, Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu Qc