Vice & Vertu

Les 7 Doigts - Canada

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Marion Bellin
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Chantal Lévesque
Kinga Michalska
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July 10 - August 6

From Tuesday to Thursday - 7pm
Friday and Saturday - 8pm
Sunday - 7pm




(Taxes and fees included)

Regular : $53,05
Student (25 years & under) : $40,25
65 years & up : $50,85

ATTENTION: The show takes place at the Society for Arts and Technology [SAT], 1201, St-Laurent boulevard.

“Les 7 doigts show signs of genius and boldness”

- Le Devoir

What would Montreal be without its notorious main street?

Les 7 Doigts go back in time and reignite the golden years of Montreal’s art scene with an experiential creation at the heart of the St. Laurent boulevard. Thirty artists, circus, theatre, comedy, video screening, music-hall: an unprecedented way of celebrating Montreal!

From striptease to demonstrations, either outside or immersed under the digital vault of the SAT, the emergence of Montreal’s cultural identity is told through cabaret, sexy, mafia and prohibitive stories.

Passing through various scenes, you will visit brothels, run away from the vice squad, emburlesquate yourself … and party!

Put on your 1940-50 outfit! Click HERE to get inspired! Proper shoes are recommended to enjoy the several indoor and outdoor stopovers. Late-comers will not be admitted!


Originally a play on words describing the unity of its members, Les 7 doigts de la main, which translates literally as "the 7 fingers of the hand", works with seven artistic codirectors moving towards one artistic goal.
For the past 15 years and even more creations, this ever-expanding collective has been travelling the world. After more than 9,000 performances in 45 countries, the troupe’s DNA is recognized by all. Its circus, where the extraordinary springs up of everyday life, is a mix of contemporary dance, physical theatre and breathtaking acrobatics.
TOHU’s accomplices since the beginning, Les 7 Doigts will surround themselves with big names this summer, including Sarah Pagé, harpist for Lhasa de Sela and The Barr Brothers, to present their new creation.

Learn more about the company, by clicking HERE

“A true tour de force”

- Journal de Montréal

"A pleasure not to stay away from"

- Gravel le matin
375 Montréal

In collaboration with

Society of Technologic Arts

Download the evening program HERE


Les 7 Doigts
Artistic Direction & Script
Samuel Tétreault
Staging and scenario
Isabelle Chassé, Patrick Léonard & Samuel Tétreault
Jean-Pierre Cloutier and Samuel Tétreault
Dramaturgy Consultant
Jean-Pierre Cloutier
Casting & Actor’s Direction
Jean-Pierre Cloutier

Circus performers
Maude Arseneault, Eric Bates, Eve Bigel, Mikael Bruyère-L’Abbé, Marie-Ève Dicaire, Melvin Diggs, Geneviève Drolet, Song Enmeng, Pan Shengnan, Catherine Girard, Krin Haglund, Anna Kichtchenko, Patrick Léonard, Nadine Louis, Nicolas Montes de Oca, Tristan Nielsen, Pablo Pramparo, Alexandra Royer, William Underwood
Martin Boily, Betty Bonifassi, Gabriel Cloutier-Tremblay, Lady Josephine, Marianne Dansereau, Vincent Roy

Music Director
Colin Gagné in collaboration with Jean-Sébastien Leblanc
Band Leader
Jean-Sébastien Leblanc
Original Musics & Lyrics
Colin Gagné, Catherine Girard, Maxime Fortin
Live Musicians (and spontaneous arrangers)
Jean-Sébastien Leblanc (Clarinet / Bass Clarinet / Vocals), Jonathan Gagné (Drum / Percussion), Mathieu Roberge (Upright Bass / Électric Bass), Jeffrey Moseley (Guitars), Betty Bonifassi (Vocals), Catherine Girard (Vocals and Guitar)
Sound Design & Remixes
Colin Gagné
Vocals on Satosphère Soundtrack
Singing (Satosphère) Alexandre Désilets, Mykalle Bielinski.
With excerpts and interpretations of pieces from Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol, Gene de Paul, Phil Boutelje, Dick Winfree, Jacques Normand, Jean Rafa, Émile Prud'homme, Jean-Sébastien Leblanc, Bernie Miller, Dominic Desjardins, George Gershwin, Oscar Peterson, Bubber Miley, Grace Jones, Astor Piazola, Herbert Stothart, Harry Ruby, Bert Kalmar, Sydney Bechet, Yma Sumac, Frederick Swann, Claudio Monteverdi, Cab Calloway, Turner Layton, Henry Creamer, Jacques Offenbach, Henry Purcell, Frederic Chopin, Jean Lenoir, Betty Bonifassi , Alex Gifford. Sound archives
compiled by the Fondation Lionel-Groulx.
Lighting Design
Jean Laurin
Set Design
Ana Cappelluto
Dominique Coughlin
Camille Thibault-Bédard assisted by Catherine Veri et Danaëlle Lareau
Hair & Make-Up
Virginie Bachand
Video Directors
Sean Caruso, Dominique St-Amand, Carl Lavoie
Acrobatic Coaching
Francisco Cruz

Executive Production Manager
Alice Renucci
Production Manager
Luc Paradis
Project Manager
Eve Marchand
Stage Managers & Directors’ Assistants
Marie-Christine Martel and Sabrina Gilbert
Stage Manager SATOSPHÈRE
Jasmine Kamruzzaman
Stage Manager Place de la Paix
Maxime Bouchard
Technical Director
David Samson
Technical Director’s Assistant & Set Construction
Catherine Fournier-Poirier
Stéphane Beauchet

Montréal’s 375th Anniversary Official Program In collaboration with Montréal Complètement Cirque, TOHU & SAT.
Acknowledgements Centre d'Histoire de Montréal, Mathieu Lapointe, Martin Landry, École nationale de cirque de Montréal, Chaire de recherche industrielle dans les collèges du CRSH en arts du cirque, Jean Thibault, Ugo Dario, Chloé Rondeau, Éric Gingras, Daniel Belliveau.

Although inspired by historical facts and figures, the show is a fiction.

Les 7 doigts de la main is supported by the SODEC.

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