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General public, 14+

Angel is a young man dreaming of writing the first successful indigenous science fiction book; as for Corinne, eleven years his senior, she is a young woman of Jewish origin who teaches indigenous literature at the university. One evening, without the shadow of a consultation, friends are invited to the couple’s table. The latter are the very image of all their contradictions, representing two social clichés at the extremes of each other: Angel’s indigenous radical activist “boyfriends” and Corinne’s intellectual environmentalist and vegan friends.

On the menu of this satire is a portrait of our irreconcilable cultural differences, moose meat and a vegan lasagna. Everything is therefore in place for the grand deployment of this situation comedy which allows us to thwart predetermined roles and open the door to a space of conciliation.

alterIndiens is a translation of AlterNATIVES written by Drew Hayden Taylor. 

The play will be presented in French with English surtitles.

2023-2024 Season

Date Location
14 March 2024 La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins
15 March 2024
16 March 2024

Creative Team

Text Drew Hayden Taylor
Director Xavier Huard
Translation Charles Bender

Set and constumes Xavier Mary et Meky Ottawa
Sound design Étienne Thibeault et Saali Keelan
Lights Gonzalo Soldi
Stage manager Delphine Rochefort
Touring technical director Marie Lépine
Production manager Mélisande Goux

Performers Xavier WatsoCharles BenderNatalie TannousViolette ChauveauÉtienne Thibeault et Lesly Velázquez