Étienne Lou et Gabriel-Antoine Roy
Gabriel-Antoine Roy and Étienne Lou met while studying at the National Theatre School of Canada. A special bond developed between them in Nicolas Cantin’s class, which proposed to explore presence through improvisation exercises. Through this, they discover clowning and Balinese masks, two disciplines that move them and make them vibrate at a root level. They discover a place where the acting is pure, absolute, without compromise. The practice of consent and the search for an increasingly blurred line between reality and fiction drive their approach.
After making a medium-length film in collaboration with Alex-Ann Boucher, they are now preparing a stage version of their explorations, accompanied by Alexis Boulay.