- Directed by Sophie Gee
- Created and performed by Sophie Gee, Jacqueline van de Geer, Corinne Crane, Steven Korolnek, Jean-Baptiste Mukiza and Lucas Charlie Rose
- Written by Collective, in collaboration with Pénélope Bourque and Mercedeh Baroque
Approx. 1 hour and 30 minutes
Recommended for all ages, 14+
Running for success
A bare stage, a few chairs, a director and five performers playing themselves—maybe it’s not even a show? And yet, Sophie Gee has created a poignant work that digs through the junk pile of our everyday failures to extract pearls of humanity.
Queen of Dance, King of Hip-Hop, Prince of Finance: the nobility of our time wears the shining crown of success at any price. The courageous performers of Lévriers—most of them immigrants—flip the mirror to the dull side to examine their own failures, flaws and broken dreams, in direct testimonials from an open stage. With them, we laugh, we cry a little, we recognize ourselves a lot ... Because deep down, we all yearn to reach the top of this palace of cards of success, even if it threatens to collapse at any moment.
*120 seats only!
- Dramaturg Pénélope Bourque and Marilou Craft
- Lighting Maya Jarvis
- Sound Kyng Rose
- Set and costume consultant Jessica Poirier-Chang
- Artistic consultant Nini Bélanger
- Dramaturgical consultant (1st stage of creation) Olivier Sylvestre
- Produced by Nervous Hunter and MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels)
- Presented by Un accueil du Théâtre français du CNA and Théâtre la Catapulte
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