Jester’s play

Introduction to the world of the Jester. The workshop is a theoretical but above all practical overview of the universe of the jester, of mockery, of the grotesque, of mystery, of the marginalized and the abandoned. With the help of suits and stuffings to change the bodies, we propose exercises to start a physical work on the gait and on the (tragic) chorus that a band of jesters can represent. From improvisations and texts already written, we will explore the word and the intelligence that emerges from such a creature. We will question the inversion of power and the spirit of mockery in the 21st century. “What is the difference between the clown and the jester? We laugh at the clown’s stupidity, while the jester laughs at our stupidity. When a clown enters the stage we laugh, when a jester enters the stage we are worried.”
Prerequisites
To note that this improvement plunges into the heart of mockery, always with respect, but with the desire to push the limits of humor through caricature and derision.
Specific requirement(s) for the course
Provide loose, comfortable clothing …. perhaps an extra t-shirt.
Accessibility: Please contact us with any accommodations you may require in order to participate in this development workshop. We will be happy to accommodate you.
Jacques Laroche

(photo credit Roger St-Laurent)

Jacques Laroche is one of the founders of the Théâtre de la Petite Marée and its artistic director since 2008. Since his graduation from the Conservatoire d’art dramatique de in 1993, he has always been at the heart of contemporary Quebec creation. He is at the origin of the Productions Préhistoriques and the OFFTA, among others.

He has collaborated closely with many theater companies and has participated in all the creations of in all the creations of the Yellow Submarine (Candide, The Bible, The Discourse of the method, Les Essaies de Montaigne, Kanata, Guerre et Paix). He also traveled in Europe, under the guidance of its artistic director Loup Bleu, the puppet.

He has played some thirty roles on stage and has been directed by Claude Poissant, Serge Denoncourt, Michel Nadeau, Gill Champagne, Antoine Laprise, Jean-Pierre and Alice Ronfard. He is also recognized for his expertise in puppetry and clowning.

He is considered a specialist of the jester, a universe he explored with his masters Marc Doré at the Conservatoire de Qc and at the Philippe Gaulier School in London. In 2020 with the Tandem theater of Rouyn-Noranda, he created the show ” Bande de Bouffons “.
He teaches at the Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique de Québec.

When
March 11 from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm
Duration
6h
Focus
Areas of concentration
Inscription end on
February 19th

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