Macromatter High Water
© A. Tanasiychuk
In partnership with Festival de Casteliers
March 3 to 8, 2020
Adults (13 years +): $22
Children (12 and under): $16
* Discount price for members of the Association québécoise des marionnettistes (AQM—the Québec puppeteer association), students, seniors 65 +, or when purchasing three or more tickets for at least three different shows.
Taxes and ticket processing fee included.
All audience, 5 years + Without words
This tour of High Water was made possible thanks to support from the Canada Council for the Arts
* The representation that interests you is sold out? Try your luck at the door! Arrive early. Tickets could be released at the last minute.
It all starts with an empty 50-gallon fish tank. As water slowly fills the tank, objects appear: some objects float, others sink, some dissolve and disappear. In this tiny world, a chain reaction occurs, filled with strong, dramatic events and dangerous situations, rescue and abandonment. It is an epic record of historic civilizations masquerading as a cheap party trick thanks to the ingenuity of a puppeteer.
RUNNING TIME : 52 minutes
TECHNIQUE : Object Theatre, Experimental Animation
LOCATION : OBORO
Co-Creators: Robert Leveroos and Elysse Cheadle
Stage Direction: Elysse Cheadle
Sound Design and Collaboration: Nancy Tam
Lighting Design: Jonathan Kim
Performance: Robert Leveroos
Dramaturgy: Kathleen Flaherty
© A. Tanasiychuk
Macromatter takes things seriously, but not too seriously! National Theatre School graduate Robert Leveroos is a multidisciplinary artisan and insatiable tinkerer who creates scenographically-driven works that incorporate live art, animation, and handmade objects. Macromatter aims to strike our imagination and skew our perceptions by exploring overlooked worlds to uncover something profoundly human.