Theatre du Poulet Settle Elsewhere

Multiple Showtimes from Oct. 22nd to 27th

Settle Elsewhere is an innovative and timely new production by Theatre du Poulet.  Combining character mask, site- specific performance and documentary theatre with original music, Settle Elsewhere explores the wide scope of stories and day-to-day struggles faced by immigrants to Canada. Beginning at the historic Pier 21 Museum of Immigration, this immersive piece will take the audience on a journey to locations around Halifax, giving a glimpse into the rarely shared daily lives, stories, and experiences of those who are coping with the heartache of leaving home and the challenges of settling elsewhere.



Concept Created by Roland Chun Shing Au & Carmen Lee

Producer / Production Manager/Operations Manager: Carmen Lee

Associate Producer / Collaborator: Logan Robins

Director: Roland Chun Shing Au

Music Composition / Sound Designer: Ross Unger

Collaborating Performers: Adrian Choong, Christian Ludwig Hansen, Mohammad Hrarb, Taitania Higuchi, Linda Meian, Julia Schultz

Mask Creator: Roland Chun Shing Au, Carmen Lee

Mask Painter: Christina Hemeon

Directing Consultant: Ann-Marie Kerr


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Show Information

-The doors will open 1/2 hour before the show starts, and the tickets are for general admission seating.

-There is a strict cap of 30 audience members at each performance, so book in advance to ensure you get a seat! Please don't print your ticket and just bring it on your phone if you are able (to save paper).

-As Settle Elsewhere is a site-specific performance experience, there will not be readily available bathroom access throughout. There will however be several bathrooms at both the starting and endpoint of the show. 

-The audience will be exposed to environments where airborn food/cat-hair allergens may be present.

-Due to the site-specific nature of this performance it is also unfortunately not accessible for those with most types of mobility devices. We wish to be able to accommodate as many individuals as possible, so if you have further questions about accessibility concerns/the layout of the performance, please let us know so we may search for a solution if one exists.

-The audience will end up in a different location from where the show begins to explore in their own time.  To return, there is the choice between a 20 minute walk or regularly scheduled transportation offered by Theatre du Poulet.

Our performance is located in Miꞌkmaꞌki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People. Theatre du Poulet recognizes that we benefit from being on this land and are grateful that we are able to grow, learn, and play here.

Pier 21 Museum of Immigration

1055 Marginal Road
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7