Creation of the work “Alicia from the other side” in Rimouski

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The play Alice on the other side will have its world premiere at the Desjardins-Telus concert hall on March 10 at 7 p.m.

As part of its 30th anniversary, Spect’Art invites young and old to attend the play for the general public free of charge. alice from the other side This March 10 at 7:00 p.m.

The game ” Alice from the other side » written and directed by Hugo Bélanger, artistic director of the Tout à Trac company, it will have its world premiere at the Desjardins-Telus concert hall on March 10 at 7 p.m.

However, the actors will have been able to perform as part of school matinees for students in the region from March 7 to 9 inclusive. The work for the general public, whose main character is inspired by the novel by Lewis Carroll Alice in Wonderland, It is rated for ages 6 and up. However, its creator promises winks aimed at adults, like Pixar movies.

The play invites the public to immerse themselves with Alice on the other side of the mirror, where the sets of a show are located, to learn a little about the magical universe of theater. You will meet whimsical characters such as the Tricoteuse d’idée, akin to the costume designer trade, and the Didascaliste, which evokes the late trade of blower, thanks to which the actors once remembered their text on stage. The girl will discover the happiness of being transformed by playing various roles and that of being acclaimed.

The author and director ofalice from the other side explains: “We are going to tear down the fourth wall of the theater and play with its codes, but not in a didactic way, entering a madness and an imagination typical of Lewis Carroll, a world full of animals, which has fun”. with dimensions, sizes, to show what is hidden behind the mirror of life behind the scenes. I want young people to remember at the end of the show that theater is a world of wonders where we are transported to another place entirely, for the duration of a story, as if we entered a dream machine to understand the meaning of the word Magic. »

Do you want to attend the show? Tickets are available online at spectart.com, by phone at 418 724-0800, or at the Spect’Art Rimouski box office (25 rue Saint-Germain Ouest). Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. or until the start of the performance on performance days and at any time online.

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