Céleste is having a hard time at school. She can’t make any friends in her class, so she decides she may be from outer space, where she hopes people are more like her. At which point she starts building a spaceship capable of bringing her back to her home planet. That’s when 9-year-old Martin joins in, and the adventure takes a new turn… By bringing us into the rich and colourful world of a little girl unlike any other, Extra-Céleste shows us how seeing the world differently is sometimes its own magical reward.

Awards and nominations


Awards (Category: Theatre for Young Audiences)

Outstanding Performance : Dominic Duchesne & Lauren Jackson
Outstanding Artistic Creation (direction) : Anita Rochon
Outstanding Designs (all productions) : Drew Facey

Nominations (Category: Theatre for Young Audiences)

Outstanding Production : Théâtre la Seizième
Outstanding Design (sound) : Patrick Pennefather


Production Théâtre la Seizième
Text Dave Deveau
Translation Lyne Barnabé
Direction Anita Rochon
Cast Lauren Jackson, Dominic Duchesne
Production Team Drew Facey, Melissa McCowell, Patrick Pennefather
Extra- Céleste was commissioned in partnership with Green Thumb Theatre


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