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NORMAN c'est comme normal, à une lettre près
/ Young audience theater · 7 - 12 yo · 45'

Prize of the Minister of Culture

Press' coup de coeur 

@Rencontres Théâtre Jeune Public Huy 2022

Norman is a fairly ordinary 7-year-old boy, but he likes to wear dresses. In the garden, the more it spins, the more it flies, the nicer it is. One day, he receives permission to go to school in a robe...

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Descriptif NORMAN

Direction and choreography Clément Thirion Writing and dramaturgy Marie Henry Interpretation Antoine Cogniaux , Deborah Marchal, Quentin Chaveriat Role creation of Norman Lylybeth Merle Scenography and costumes Katrijn Baeten and Saskia Louwaard Light creation Gaspar Schelck Sound creation Thomas Turine  Classical dance Maria Clara Villa Lobos Technical direction Gaspar Schelck​ Technical support (alternating) Galatée Bardet / Emmanuelle Chardonnet / Margaux Fontaine / Chams Madec / Rodolphe Maquet / Fred Postiau / Dalain Randrimanjava / Gaspar Schelck  Photos Anoek Luyten and Hichem Dahes Development and distribution BLOOM Project

Production kosmocompany Co -production Mars - Mons arts de la scène, Pierre de Lune, Brussels, Charleroi Danse, La Coop asbl  With the help of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation - Theater Department and WBTD With the support of Wallonie-Bruxelles International, La Montagne Magique, Shelterprod, Taxshelter.be, ING, Tax-Shelter of the Belgian federal government

The show NORMAN c'est comme normal, à une lettre près is available in two versions : Original version and Light version.

See the Technical Rider tab at top right

This show was created in November 2021 at Mars - Mons arts de la scène.

Norman is a fairly run-of-the-mill 7-year-old boy, but he likes to wear dresses. In the garden, the more he whirls, the more it flies, the more owl it is. One day, he receives the authorization to go to school in a robe… School trips will then no longer be quite ordinary and will turn into an abyssal descent in we do not know what and that is why we say a descent into hell, because in the hell box you can put everything.

Through the anecdote of clothing, NORMAN it's like normal, except for one letter joyfully questions the relationship to the norm, the acceptance of difference and the cultural codes of gender. Never didactic, even less moralising, the show favours humour, dance, wordplay and narration.
A colourful ode to the freedom to be who you are.

NORMAN it's normal, except for one letter is a creation for children and the whole family, according to the show PINK BOYS & OLD LADIES, rewritten by Marie Henry and directed by Clément Thirion.

Agenda NORMAN

AGENDA

1617/02/2024

Centre Culturel de Huy (Be)

2023/02/2024

Centre Culturel de Dison (Be) 

06→ 09/03/2024

Théâtre Le Ciel, Lyon (Fr) 

1214/03/2024

Centre Culturel d'Ottignies (Be)

18→ 22/03/2024

Théâtre de Nîmes (Fr)

29→ 30/03/2024

Théâtre de Namur (Be)

03→ 05/04/2024

Maison de la Culture, Arlon (Be)

09/04/2024

Centre Culturel André Malraux, Hazebrouck (Fr)

11→ 12/04/2024

Maison de la Culture, Tournai (Be)

17→ 21/04/2024

Théâtre jeunesse Les Gros Becs, Québec (Ca)

23/04/2024

Théâtre Gilles Vigneault, Saint Jérome (Ca)

25→26/04/2024

 Théâtre de la ville de Longueuil (Ca)

01→12/05/2024 

 La Maison Théâtre, Montréal (Ca)


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30/11→ 02/12/2023

Le Channel - Scène Nationale, Calais (Fr)

22→ 25/11/2023

Le Quai CDN, Angers (Fr)

09 → 17/11/2023

Côté Cour - Scène Conventionnée, Franche - Comté (Fr)

10→ 11/10/2023

Centre Culturel d'Andenne (Be)

03→ 04/10/2023

Foyer Culturel de Beloeil (Be)

28→ 29/09/2023

Centre Culturel de Welkenraedt (Be)

24→ 25/09/2023

Central, La Louvière (Be)

14/09/2023

Festival Le Chaînon Manquant, Laval (Fr)

11→ 12/05/2023

Théâtre de Vanves (Fr)

13→ 14/04/2023

Festival Cep Party, Le Champilambart, Vallet (Fr)

29/03→ 01/04/2023

Centre Culturel Jacques Franck, Bruxelles (Be)

27→ 28/01/2023

Charleroi-Dance, The Stables, Charleroi (Be) 

01/25/2023

Charleroi-Dance, La Raffinerie, Brussels (Be) 

01/23/2023

Spectacle en recommandé Le Mans (Fr)

17→ 19/01/2023

Cultural Center, Nivelles (Be) 

11→ 12/01/2023

Cultural Center, Colfontaine (Be) 

29/12/2022

Noël au Théâtre, Le Rideau, Brussels (Be)

26/12/2022

Noël.le at the Theatre, Le Zeppelin, Saint-André-lez-Lille (Fr)

15→ 17/12/2022

Royal Theater of Namur (Be)

29/11→03/12/2022

The Big Blue, Lille (Fr)

22→ 11/24/2022

Theater of Liège (Be) 

11→ 12/12/2022

Cultural center, Uccle (Be) 

16→ 11/19/2022

The Magic Mountain, Brussels (Be)

08→ 12/11/2022

Varia Theater, Brussels (Be)

29/10/2022

House of Culture, Tournai (Be)

08/21/2022

Young Audience Theater Meetings, Huy (Be)

03/31/2022

Focus Young Audience @Théâtre Les Doms, Avignon (Fr)

25→ 27/11/2021

La Montagne Magique, Bruxelles (Be)

21→ 23/11/2021

*CRÉATION* Mars, Mons (Be)

10/11/2021

/Work in progress/
EXPORT/IMPORT Festival @La Montagne Magique, Brussels 

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