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Émission du 12 au 16 juin du film “Les Créateurs”

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Nous avons reçu de Richard Bouchard, directeur de la très intéressante Éscole Nationale d’Apprentissage de la Marionnette, à Chicoutimi, Quebec, (voir article en espagnol ici et en anglais ici sur l’ÉNAM) une invitation à suivre l’émission d’un film création de Pascal Gaudreault qui aura lieu du 12 au 16 juin, par Internet. Nous réproduisons le communiqué de l’ENAM. Avec cette notification, nous commençons à publier aussi en français des articles dans Puppetring. “L’École Nationale d’Apprentissage … Read entire article »

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Creditors of ManiganSes’ assembly. Future questioned?

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When Blaise Gagnon announced via Facebook he was no longer working at the Festival International des Arts de la Marionnette à Saguenay – ManiganSes, the bankruptcy was already known in Canadian media. Some weeks later, on January 4th 2013, the break was officially declared by the Administration Council. Creditors’ Assembly was yesterday January 28th. Very sad news for the puppetry sector, arts and theatre. Réjean Laforêt, President of the district Jonquière-Saguenay who has been a member … Read entire article »

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Puppets and mental illnesses

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(Lire ici la version française / Read here French version.) Many therapy centers use puppets as a tool for enhancing consciousness on one’s problems. Used in such a variety of needs —social, educational, psychological or medical—, puppets are symbols, metaphors, distance and pieces of personal identity. With this basis, the École Nationale d’Apprentissage par la Marionnette (Learning through Puppets National School) , settled in Chicoutimi, Quebec, has a long experience helping people diagnosed with mental … Read entire article »

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ManiganSes: a Festival appealing the senses

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Some days after the closing of ManiganSes – Festival International des Arts de la Marionnette in Saguenay, Quebec, the emotion of the global experience is still alive! As Éric Chalifour stated (see this interview), it is not only a program of shows, but rather a frame for many activities deepening in one specific emotion —this year was the fear, but not only—, expressed through plenty of forms. In its last block, ManiganSes continued the exploration … Read entire article »

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ManiganSes: exploring the limits of puppets and puppeteers

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ManiganSes, Festival International des Arts de la Marionette à Saguenay, in Quebec, is about to begin. As sponsor of Puppetring, we will be there to report the shows and activities. The program of the 12th edition of this festival explores how thin are the borders between creators, actors and objects. Indeed, the selection of shows (see them at ManiganSes website) is open to a wide range of forms, both in family friendly shows and performances … Read entire article »

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