14th Festival de Casteliers Program Launch

The 14th Festival de Casteliers will be held from March 6-10, 2019. The Festival program will be unveiled on January 24, 2019 during the highly anticipated Happy Hour cocktail at Théâtre Outremont, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. This year, the celebrations will continue on into the evening with the presentation of ERSATZ by the French collective AÏE […]

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Call for proposals: International Creative Residency for Foreign Puppeteers

Petits bonheurs, Casteliers, the Maison internationale des arts de la marionnette (MIAM – International House of Puppetry Arts) and the borough of Outremont are partnering to offer a creative residency for a professional puppeteer from abroad, in April-May 2019. The residency’s objective is to support the creation of a new children’s puppet theatre work for […]

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The MIAM is Settling In!

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 […]

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25 September 2018

Call for Projects: Creative Cross-Residency between Montréal & New England

With the goal of developing puppetry, bringing together and exchanging contemporary practices between puppeteers from various backgrounds, Casteliers, the Montréal Arts Council (Conseil des arts de Montréal-CAM) and Puppet Showplace Theater are partnering to offer a creative cross-residency for professional puppeteers. For the third edition of this project, the selected Montréal artist will stay in the United States, in the city of Brookline. In exchange, Montréal will host an American puppeteer.

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5 April 2017

Montréal — Guadalajara (Mexico) Cross-Residency for Professional Puppeteers

With a view to furthering the development of puppetry arts and bringing together puppeteers from diverse backgrounds in order to share contemporary creative practices, Casteliers, the Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM) and LUNA MORENA have partnered to offer a creative cross-residency for professional puppeteers. For the second edition of this project, a Montréal-based artist […]

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