Programmation

The On est tu heureux hen. Collective at Festival Phénomena

October 20, 2014, 8 p.m.

Photo : On est tu heureux hen.Photo : On est tu heureux hen.Photo : On est tu heureux hen.

A portion of the 2014 Festival Phénomena was dedicated to artists from Quebec City, who stepped into the spotlight at Montreal’s La Sala Rossa on October 20, 2014. The On est tu heureux hen. collective proudly represented Folie/Culture and its 2014 theme: Through and through the shop window.

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Well-known for gymnastic and Formula 1 skills, the On est tu heureux hen. collective presented an extravagantly cheap show⎯think clowning around at home, minus the clowns, they explain individually and collectively. Driven by a burning passion coupled with a fatal attraction for larger-than-life spectacle, the collective pulled out all the stops at La Sala Rossa, the most beautiful venue they had ever performed at, except perhaps online. The sports theme was fun as well. Au revoir, Montreal.

The On est tu heureux hen. collective

On est tu heureux hen. was founded on a cold February day by Frédérique Laliberté and Sarah L’Herault, both of whom hold BFAs from Université Laval. As a collective they have performed widely at artist-run centres including Le Lieu, l’Œil de Poisson and Avatar, and frequently collaborate with another collective, OscarIndiaRomeo, as The Ohio R., a collective of collectives. On est tu heureux hen. is concise, poly-disciplinary, well-dressed, athletic, undisciplined, sunny, and makes its home in Limoilou.

The evening also boasted performances by Amélie Laurence Fortin and Richard Martel.