Les Coups de Theatre

A la belle étoile is a show for age 5 and up. Courtesy of Les Coups de Théâtre

Les Coups de Théâtre, an international performing arts festival for young audiences, kicks off today and runs through Nov. 28.

The programming, which involves dance and theatre, is aimed at children age 4 and up, and performances are being held at downtown-area venues.

There are shows in French, English and without dialogue. This Montreal Gazette article about Les Coups de Theatre highlights a show from Australia called Dr. Egg and the Man with No Ear.

Les Coups de Théâtre
When: Nov. 15 to 28, 2010
Where: Various venues downtown and in the Plateau (including Place des Arts, La Grande Bibliothèque, Usine C, Monument National, etc.)
See list of shows