Sep 15 - 24, 2021
Webcast on demand from September 15 to 24
Are we colonizers, colonized, or simply colonists?
Or why not all three at once?
Drawing on the ideology of philosopher Alain Deneault, Bande de bouffons delves into the confusion of Canadian identity in an investigation that is both grotesque and tragic, inspired by our colonial heritage. Because in the end, apart from language, what really distinguishes the DNA of Franco-Canadians?
Brace yourself for a scathing look at identity that spares nothing and no one. Confronted with the distorting mirror of this merry band, you can bet that all your biases will be quickly exposed.
The Théâtre du Tandem lays into the social fabric and its colonial ramifications in the finest clown tradition, with its grotesque characters with ridiculous-looking bodies. A hilarious tour of Canadian clichés that doesn’t hesitate to take potshots at the Francophone notion of the minority.