Alice Bricolé

A festive cinematic concert

© Émilie Dumais
© Émilie Dumais
© Émilie Dumais
© Émilie Dumais
© Émilie Dumais
© Émilie Dumais
  • In-person event

  • Français
  • Ages 5-12

  • Approx. 55 minutes
Performance options Start time Language Availability
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 9:45 am French Seats available
Thursday, February 16, 2023 9:45 am French Seats available

“A musical tea party with Alice and her partners in rhyme ”

Tock-tick, tock-tick: time is out of whack and the clock’s hands are spinning backwards as you chase the rabbit all the way to a tiny door. You already know what’s hiding behind that door, or do you? You may think you know “Alice” and her “wonderland” by heart, but have you ever seen her many faces with your very own eyes?   

Here’s a chance for you to experience ALL the movie and TV Alices in a dizzying, dazzling and delightful visual and musical performance! Against a backdrop of projected excerpts from the countless movie versions of this psychedelic classic, you’ll be treated to live music improvised by three musicians playing around with all manner of instruments, contraptions, thingamajigs and sound samples. As you listen to the young Alice at the microphone, you’ll suddenly find yourself, without quite knowing how you got there, seated at the Mad Hatter’s table sipping a cup of tea.   

After returning home from this visual and musical trip into Lewis Carroll’s bizarre world, you’ll have some tall tales to tell your cat!  

Performed in French ● Ages 6 + 

  • Adults

    One free adult chaperone ticket for every 15 student admissions purchased. Special Needs Assistants are admitted free of charge. Any additional chaperones are allowed at the discretion of the National Arts Centre and are charged $9 (HST included). 

  • Payment deadlines

    Full payment is required by the payment deadline (5 weeks before the performance). The NAC reserves the right to cancel any orders submitted but not paid for by the payment deadline.  

  • Seating

    There are no reserved seats for NAC student matinee performances. Instead of tickets you will receive a letter of admission and groups will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis at the performance.  The letter of admission will be issued upon receipt of full payment. 

If you have any questions, please contact us at education@nac-cna.ca

  • Creation, direction, scripting, staging, music, lighting, video editing and set design Théâtre Rude Ingénierie
  • With Bruno Bouchard, Philippe Lessard Drolet, Pascal Robitaille, and Alice Simard-Drolet
  • Produced by Théâtre Rude Ingénierie
  • Co-Production NAC French Theatre

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Learning and engagement at Canada’s National Arts Centre is made possible through the support of many generous individuals and organizations from across the country. The Music Alive Program is made possible thanks to the leadership support of National Partner, The Azrieli Foundation, and Major Supporters, The Slaight Family Foundation and TD Bank Group. Thank you also to Grant and Alice Burton, Canada Life, A Donor-Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Ottawa, Friends of the NAC Orchestra, Donors to the NAC Foundation's Future Fund, The Janice and Earle O’Born Fund for Artistic Excellence, and the donors and sponsors of the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust, the primary resource for youth and education funding at the National Arts Centre.

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