Valise Théâtre and Jon Lachlan Stewart, Recipients of the 2020-2021 creative research residency for professional puppeteers from Montréal

Casteliers and the Conseil des arts de Montréal are pleased to announce that Valise Théâtre and Jon Lachlan Stewart have been selected for the 2020-2021 Creative research residency for professional puppeteers from Montréal. With the goal of developing puppetry arts and in the context of the COVID-19 crisis, this residency will give the artists the opportunity to work on their respective projects and to take advantage of the specialized equipment and resources on hand at the Maison internationale des arts de la marionnette (MIAM–International House of Puppetry Arts).

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Never too old for puppet theatre!: Shadow puppet theatre workshop for seniors

This fall, Casteliers is organizing an online Zoom workshop for Outremont seniors and their family or friends. The Never too young or too old for puppet theatre! workshop offers seniors 60 years + the opportunity to learn the basics of shadow theatre, build their very own silhouettes, and contribute to the staging of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, in an adaptation by playwright Jan Decorte.

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Call for Proposals: Creative research residency for professional puppeteers from Montréal

With the goal of developing puppetry and in the context of the COVID-19, Casteliers and the Montreal Arts Council (Conseil des arts de Montréal-CAM) are partnering to offer two (2) creative residency for professional puppeteers. The residencies will each last for twenty-one (21) days. They will take place at the Maison Internationale des arts de la marionnette (MIAM) between October 2020 and February 2021.

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