Dans le bleu

Rehearsal Hall A 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa
Rehearsal Hall A 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

Magali Lemèle

Maude Chauvin

Dans le bleu

Marianne Duval

Dans le bleu

Marianne Duval

Dans le bleu

Marianne Duval

  • Written by Magali Lemèle

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“There are three kinds of men: the living, the dead, and those who sail the sea.”
— Aristotle

It’s 00:55; night’s heavy mantle shrouds the port in darkness. A bewildered woman climbs aboard a sailboat to cross the Atlantic. The Milky Way illuminates the vast expanse of water she is languidly contemplating. The adventure begins: she ventures into her inner night. To survive until dawn; to survive, and come out stronger.

After more than sixteen years of navigating theatrical waters, and several sailing voyages on the Atlantic, Magali Lemèle has crafted a poetic, highly original stage piece that combines her two passions.

An early draft of the script was presented last winter at Espace René-Provost, as part of a carte blanche given by Sylvie Dufour. Magali is currently out at sea, camera in hand, and will come ashore at the Zones Théâtrales in September.

Credits

  • Production autonome (Québec)

Written by, images and interpretation: Magali Lemèle

Dramaturge and Direction: Claude Guilmain 

Piano: Venessa Lachance

Lighting: Darryl Bennett

Stage manager: Laurianne Lehouillier

Video consultant : Duncan Appleton 

Partners: CALQ and Théâtre de l’île

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