Presented with Casteliers.
Puppets. Topics addressed: street children, resilience, inventiveness
The Petit Bout de Bois show tells the story of the daily life of street children in Senegal. A plunge into the inventiveness and astonishing creativity of these young people who get by with next to nothing and every day reinvent a new path to survive as a child in a world of grown-ups ...
Writing and acting Patricia Gomis Directed by Sylvie Baillon Acting direction Jeanine Gretler Music Ndeye Seck Puppet construction Vera Rozanova, the children of the Pilot Village Graphic design and technical support Cécile Balate Costume Mame Fagueye Bâ Set construction Mayoro Ndiaye Artistic advisor Fanny Berard Production Compagnie Djarama Senegal Coproduction Le Tas de Sable - Ches Panses Vertes (France) With the support of the Senegalese Ministry of Culture, the Institut Français et Région Hauts-de-France, the Compagnie de la Casquette (Belgium) and the School of Sands (Senegal)
Petit Bout de Bois's Canadian tour is made possible thanks to the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.