Deadline for applications: Friday August 20, 2021 (before midnight) With the goal of developing puppetry, Casteliers and the Montréal Arts Council (Conseil des arts de Montréal-CAM) are partnering, in collaboration with The Le Schatz House, to offer two (2) creative residencies for professional puppeteers. The residencies will each last for nineteen (19) days. They […]Read more
February 4, 2021 – It is with much eagerness and hope that Casteliers has launched its program for the 16th Festival de Casteliers, to be held from March 3 to 7, 2021. The original line-up includes ten intimate shows for small groups of adults and children, with the expressed goal of rediscovering the pleasure of being […]Read more
The 16th edition of Festival de Casteliers will take place from March 3 to 17, 2021. The festival will present intimate shows for small groups of adults and children, with the expressed goal of rediscovering the pleasure of being together and fighting social isolation.
In solidarity with the local artistic community, the festival will present ten shows by Québec puppeteers at the Théâtre Outremont, the Maison internationale des arts de la marionnette (MIAM) and other local venues. The Marionnettes en vitrines! outdoor walkabout exhibition as well as a few new virtual activities will round off the program, for the enjoyment of as many people as possible and no matter what colour zone we may find ourselves in!Read more