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26 Jul 2014

Théâtre des Confettis on tour in Asia

Michael Chen, Representative at the Québec Trade Branch in Taipei, Hélène Blanchard, General and Artistic Co-Director of the Théâtre des Confettis, Alison Huang, Taipei Culture Foundation, with several members of the theatre troupe.

The Théâtre des Confettis was invited to participate in the Taipei International Children's Festival. The children’s theatre troupe performed its show Celestial Mechanics from July 19 to 25.

The troupe’s Asian tour began in Macau at the Macau Cultural Center, a performance venue that schedules a number of events geared to young audiences year round. The next stop for the Théâtre des Confettis was Taipei where it gave 23 performances at the Taipei International Children's Festival, a major event in which local, national and foreign companies take part.

A strong presence in Asia

This is the troupe’s 4th Asian tour. They presented their show Goodies, Beasties and Sweethearts in Hong Kong (2006) and Japan (2007 and 2008). The troupe has given nearly 160 performances in Asia since 2006.

The Théâtre des Confettis was founded in Québec City in 1977. This Asian tour was made possible by the Québec Trade Branch in Taipei, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (Québec council for arts and letters), the Ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine and the municipality of Québec City.

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