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Rébecca Chaillon – Performing the Personal

Known for her shocking imagery and powerful theatrical language, director, actor, and performer Rébecca Chaillon will approach this writing and performance workshop through physical materials, the body, visual arts, and food.

Rébecca Chaillon

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Opening Night

Come and celebrate the opening of this long-awaited 18th edition!

DJ Rhythm & Hues (Montreal)
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Angelo Barsetti. Portrait

This event will present a vibrant portrait of make-up artist and photographer Angelo Barsetti through archival materials, clips from shows, and personal testimonials, followed by a celebration of APASQ’s 40th anniversary.

Angelo Barsetti + Cédric Delorme-Bouchard

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It’s Cosmic, Baby!

It’s Cosmic, Baby! will make us pulse and travel between styles, eras and origins, in an electro-pop flirt which Alexia dedicates to our beating hearts.

DJ Alexia Vinci + DJ Rhythm & Hues

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Decolonial Love Circle

Founded by Amel Zaazaa, the Decolonial Love Circle offers a space for decolonial reflection and practices to descendants of colonized peoples, activists, thinkers, and agitators from all walks of life engaged with contemporary political issues.

Karla Étienne + Amel Zaazaa

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Let’s Talk about Art

Ali Chahrour will talk with Syrian actress and singer Hala Omran to explore a question they ask themselves again and again: why do we create art?

Ali Chahrour + Hala Omran

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كما روتها أمي - Told By My Mother

Drawing on song, music, and dance, Lebanon’s Ali Chahrour extolls the power of maternal love in this poignant account of stories lived through by his family.

Ali Chahrour



Seventy-five people of all ages and backgrounds take over the public space each evening to perform a live choreographic score that reflects the world, combining chaos with the euphoria of togetherness. 

Tamara Cubas


Decolonial Ecology Day — The Forest

This day is devoted to forests—places that are essential to the flourishing of beings, cultures, and the vital forces of imagination and resistance.

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The Forest as a Space of Resistance

Philippe Néméh-Nombré and Paule Mackrous (aka Pattie O’Green) discuss living archives of resistance and their immense potential.

Philippe Néméh-Nombré + Paule Mackrous + Valérie Lefebvre-Faucher + Kama La Mackerel

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Forest Chants

Émilie Monnet and Waira Nina address the threats to the forests, from the Amazon to the boreal one, and invite us to listen to their inhabitants.

Émilie Monnet + Waira Nina

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Opening Remarks by Abraham Francis

Francis opens this day under the banner of hope, sharing the power of Indigenous futures and resistance embedded within forest relations.

Abraham Francis (Akwesasne)
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Laylit aux platines

Come celebrate artists from the Arab world and its diaspora with the Laylit collective!

Mossy Mugler + Wake Island + C Lia

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Carte noire nommée désir

A leading figure among European theatre’s new voices, Rébecca Chaillon celebrates Black women in a visceral ceremony of reappropriation embracing both pop culture and spirituality.

Rébecca Chaillon


Fantastic Afro-feminisms

Rébecca Chaillon and Amandine Gay discuss what kind of tools, actions, and care are needed to find other ways of being, living, and creating. 

Rébecca Chaillon + Amandine Gay + Marilou Craft

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Tapping into Imagination

Portuguese author and director Tiago Rodrigues will be joined by four theatre students for a surprising conversation. We’ve asked them to share their dreams: about art, literature, politics, and the theatres of the future.

Tiago Rodrigues + Eleonore Brieuc + Margarita Herrera Dominguez + Evelyne Londei-Shortall + Zoé Ntumba

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Mai 2024
Juin 2024