With the goal of developing puppetry, bringing together and exchanging contemporary practices between puppeteers from various backgrounds, Casteliers, the Montreal Arts Council (Conseil des arts de Montréal-CAM) and the Lìzé Puppet Art Colony are partnering to offer a creative cross-residency for professional puppeteers. For the fourth edition of this project, the selected Montréal artist will stay in Taiwan in the city of Lìzé, in return, Montréal will host a Taiwanese puppeteer.Casteliers is the project leader of the Montréal residency, while Lìzé Pupppet Art Colony is the project leader for the Taiwanese residency.Read more
Casteliers, Puppet Animation Scotland and Magnetic North are jointly offering a creative cross-residency for professional puppeteers from Québec and Scotland. The residency creates the opportunity for the development of two new projects combining theatre, puppetry and stop motion animation, and encourages the sharing of creative skills and the collaboration across art forms.Read more
Between October 2018 and March 2019, the MIAM will be settling into its new home and hosting s series of puppetry arts events (we like to call them nuggets). We’re building up to the official opening celebrations in March during the 14th edition of Festival de Casteliers. Our first “nugget”: the Maison international des arts […]Read more
The 2019 Casteliers sur l’herbe program features three free shows for the whole family in a park near you:
Ti-Gus au parc – Noë Cropsal (Montréal); L’heure du thé, followed by La petite histoire de Gino Bartali – Cécile Viggiano (Montréal) et Le bruit de l’herbe qui pousse (France); and Le domaine de Pulcinella – Gaspare Nasuto (Italy).
The MIAM is hosting Laurent Fraunié, Co-Artistic Director of the French collectve LABEL BRUT (Château Gontier), for a creative residency May 18 to June 7, 2019.
He will be working with his colleagues Xavier Trouble, Grégoire Faucheux and Charline Akif on the creation of the show: Ici ou (pas) là, part three of a children’s theatre triptych (MOOOOOOOONSTRES ! and À 2PAS2LAPORTE).Read more
The Maison international des arts de la marionette (MIAM), an Association québécoise des marionnettistes (AQM) and Casteliers initiative, finally owns the roof over its head. Together, the three organizations are proud to announce their first concerted fundraising campaign for the centre’s many activities. Would you like to do your part? Every contribution counts! I support […]Read more