Sunday,May 1, 20223 p.m.

Petit Outremont
1248 Bernard Avenue West
Montréal (Québec) H2V 2V6
Phone: 514-495-9944, ext. #1
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A Compagnie Djarama (Sénégal) / Le Tas de Sable – Ches Panse Vertes (France) coproduction

For all audiences, 8 years +

Single admission price: $16 

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General public performance on Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 3 p.m.

School group performance on Monday, May 2, 2022, at 10 a.m. / Please contact the Théâtre Outremont at 514-495-9944 to confirm availability of tickets


A Casteliers and Théâtre Outremont copresentation

Petit bout de bois tells the story of the everyday life of street children in Senegal. It is a journey into the astonishing inventiveness and creativity of these children who scrape by with practically nothing, reinventing new ways to survive every day in a world of grown-ups…

Running time: 45 minutes

Techniques: Object theatre, acting, table top puppets



Compagnie Djarama (Sénégal)

Compagnie Djarama is actively engaged in a humanistic approach that merges art and social issues. Since 2005, it has produced shows dealing with issues such as early marriage, female genital mutilation, girls’ access to school, and respect for the environment. Petit bout de bois premiered in 2018 and has since been presented in Burkina Faso, France, Romania, Brazil and Québec.

Le Tas de Sable – Ches Panses Vertes (France)

Le Tas de Sable – Ches Panses Vertes is a company and a space that does creative and cultural research work in the fields of puppetry arts and contemporary playwriting. It is also preparing to become a National Centre for Puppetry. The projects it develops for both audiences and artists fall into five main categories: Creative work & Presentation | Experimentation & Research | Mentoring & Production | Programming & Craftwork | Transmission & Training.


Playwright and performer: Patricia Gomis
Stage director : Sylvie Baillon
Acting director: Jeannine Gretler
Music: Ndeye Seck
Puppets: Vera Rozanova et les enfants du Village Pilote
Graphic designer and technical support: Cécile Balate
Costume: Mame Fagueye Bâ
Set construction: Mayoro Ndiaye
Artistic advisor: Fanny Berard
Production: Compagnie Djarama Sénégal
Coproduction: Le Tas de Sable – Ches Panses Vertes
With support from: Ministère de la Culture du Sénégal – Institut Français et Région Haut de France – La Cie de la Casquette (Belgique) – École des Sables (Sénégal)
Thank you: Village pilote and the SAMU Social Sénégal


The Canadian tour of Petit bout de bois is made possible thanks to the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.



We will ensure that current Public Health guidelines for COVID-19 are followed.