Wajdi Mouawad returns to FTA with Tous des oiseaux

Montreal, November 15, 2018 – After the exceptional Sang des promesses cycle at FTA 2010, the fiery force of Wajdi Mouawad’s sweeping theatrical epics returns to Montreal. This highly acclaimed performance event will take place from May 22 to 27, 2019, as opening show of the 13th edition of the Festival TransAmériques. The fiery force of Wajdi Mouawad’s sweeping theatrical epics is back with a vengeance! The impossible destiny of two lovers, she an Arab, he an Israeli, caught in the vortex of endless war. Incredibly powerful, a tragedy unleashed in the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Secrets reverberate, the truth explodes, intimacy is shattered by world events. Do our past and our origins define our identity? From New York to Jerusalem by way of Berlin, from love at first sight to a terrorist attack, from screams to bursts of laughter, the […]

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Viviane Dohle named new FTA Production Manager

Montreal, September 17, 2018 – The co-executive directors of Festival TransAmériques, Martin Faucher and David Lavoie, are pleased to announce the appointment of Viviane Dohle as the festival’s production manager. “Viviane Dohle joined the FTA in 2012 as assistant production manager, working first with Lucie Juneau and later with Louise Roussel. Her rigour, strong sense of commitment and her passion soon made her an invaluable ally of the Festival and its ambitious projects. Over the past six years Viviane has developed in-depth knowledge of Festival operations and the issues that the production team faces on a daily basis. It was thus a natural step to hand the reins of the department over to her following the departure of Louise Roussel in July, and we are very pleased that she has accepted the promotion.” –  Martin Faucher and David Lavoie “Working […]

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Enthusiastic Audiences for Avant-garde Showcase

Enthusiastic Audiences for Avant-garde Showcase Montreal, June 8, 2018 – From May 23 to June 7, Montreal was immersed in a delightful frenzy generated by the 12th edition of the Festival TransAmériques. Over a period of 16 days, 25 dance and theatre shows charmed curious, attentive and captivated audiences with performances in 17 sites across the city. Day after day, exceptional encounters took place between artists and spectators in the venues – always full – moments of passionate interest and exchange. By the end of the festival, 19 of the 22 shows were sold out (77 performances out of a total of 83), with an overall attendance rate of 99% – a first for the FTA! Given that the artistic approaches and quests of the featured artists were audacious, innovative and at times demanding, these figures are a clear indication […]

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