Des moments de grâce.
Radio Canada

Ravissement acrobatique et poétique.
Le Journal de Montréal

Se pose comme une œuvre complète qui allie avec tact deux langages de la scène fort différents.
VOIR
 

Les 7 doigts y confirment une fois de plus leur agréable souplesse, et surtout, à l’image du pavot sauvage, leur capacité à faire émerger le beau à des endroits et dans des contextes où on ne l’attend pas forcément.
Le Devoir

Savoureux mariage entre le theatre et le cirque. Le pari de ce mariage est bel et bien réussi.
Chapeau bas.

Pieuvre

 
LE MURMURE DU COQUELICOT

Union of circus and theatre

Balanced on a high wire between reality and fiction; fragments of life, dreams, deceits and memories, caught in literal suspension above our heads.

Just as the actor is an acrobat of the heart, the acrobat is a poet of the body. Since 2002, when the collective was founded, we have gained international recognition for intimate circus on a human scale. For Les 7 doigts, the acrobatic feat is never complete in and of itself — character, emotion, story and intention are always inextricably intertwined. It was the natural next step to forge this union of circus and theatre even further… a union both spectacular and touching.

We imagined the story of an actor who has never quite made it in his career, surviving but struggling. His memory overflows: too many characters, too many buried memories and unresolved questions. His personal recollections, his theatrical incarnations, his unspoken regrets, and his secret dreams merge onto one crowded landscape. Did he play his part as best he could? At the heart of this evocative merging of forms are two of Quebec’s finest actors, Rémy Girard and Pascale Monpetit, and six seasoned acrobats. Girard once again brings his immense humanity to illuminate the TNMstage.


Creation 2013 I Carte blanche from Théâtre du Nouveau Monde (Montreal) I  

Production
Les 7 Doigts

Original Idea 
Sébastien Soldevila

Directors
Sébastien Soldevila et Shana Carroll

Text Sébastien Soldevila in collaboration with Michel Vézina

Co-Production Les Nuits de Fourvière/Département du Rhône, Lyon (Fr), Grand Théâtre de Provence, Aix-en-Provence (Fr), Espace Jean Legendre, Théâtre de Compiègne (Fr), TOHU, Montréal (Ca)

Acrobatic Designer and Trainer Jérôme Le Baut
Set Design Olivier Landreville
Costumes Lucien Bernèche
Music (composition and arrangements) and Video Nans Bortuzzo 
Lighting Design Éric Champoux

Production Director Luc Paradis
Technical Director Milan St-Pierre
Assistant to the directors and stage manager Bethzaïda Thomas

Coproducers
With the support of