Sébastien Lemay

A storyteller who also plays multiple instruments, Sébastien is passionate about personal interactions, travel, nature, the arts and the wisdom of our ancestors and First Nations People. He uses storytelling, singing, theatrical play and humor with his instruments to create interactive and playful animations, combining his passions of nature and the arts.

Curriculum Links

Empathy for the natural world and humanity, self-esteem, perseverance and mutual aid, concentration, listening and memory, intercultural appreciation, drama and music.


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Residency
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English
French
French Immersion

Tales of the natural world

Residency Performance English French Immersion

Listening to these musical tales that draw on the four seasons will build students’ respect for our environment.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4
Maximum:
60
Discipline:
Literary Arts
Time and Price:
One hour session: $245 + HST
Half day: two 1 hour sessions $345 + HST
Full day: three 1 hour sessions $445 + HST
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Makwa the Bear and the North Star (Autumn)

Residency Performance English French Immersion

Makwa seeks shelter for the winter. The animals in the forest help him on his quest, but he only truly finds his way once he identifies the North Star.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4
Maximum:
60
Discipline:
Literary Arts, Drama
Time and Price:
One hour session: $245 + HST
Half day: two 1 hour sessions $345 + HST
Full day: three 1 hour sessions $445 + HST
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The Otter Dream (Winter)

Residency Performance English French Immersion

Boni the otter dreams of funny things but learns that it is the journey that counts; her friends and family help her along the way as she overcomes her difficulties.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4
Maximum:
60
Discipline:
Literary Arts, Drama
Time and Price:
One hour session: $245 + HST
Half day: two 1 hour sessions $345 + HST
Full day: three 1 hour sessions $445 + HST
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The Magic Lake (Spring)

Residency Performance English French Immersion

Rainbow, the curious lake trout, seeks the light and is tricked into an early spring. Bougon the pike causes trouble, which leads to disaster. A reminder of our need to respect the rhythms of nature.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4
Maximum:
60
Discipline:
Literary Arts, Drama
Time and Price:
One hour session: $245 + HST
Half day: two 1 hour sessions $345 + HST
Full day: three 1 hour sessions $445 + HST
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The Adventures of Monarch Butterfly (Summer)

Residency Performance English French Immersion

Monarch is the only one of his clan to have survived the drought. When faced with this loss of community, he sets out on a journey and finds new friends and family.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4
Maximum:
60
Discipline:
Literary Arts, Drama
Time and Price:
One hour session: $245 + HST
Half day: two 1 hour sessions $345 + HST
Full day: three 1 hour sessions $445 + HST
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The Centenary Tree

Residency Performance English French Immersion

Sébastien tells the story of the preservation of the centenary tree thanks to Emma, Gaby and the magical creatures inhabiting this tree. This tale, accompanied by music, is intended to be told and listened to outdoors: under a tree (and the story will be told inside, in case of rain.)

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Maximum:
60
Discipline:
Literary Arts, Music, Drama
Time and Price:
One hour session: $245 + HST
Half day: two 1 hour sessions $345 + HST
Full day: three 1 hour sessions $445 + HST
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Traditional storytelling from the Outaouais

New Program Residency Performance English

With his passion for nature and the Outaouais region, Sébastien tells the stories and legends that shaped our collective imagination. Through music and historical anecdotes, Sébastien takes you on an imaginary journey to rediscover the richness of the Outaouais region, its culture and our own humanity.

Participants:
Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Discipline:
Literary Arts, Music
Time and Price:
One session: 1 hour $290 + HST
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Anecdotal travel stories

New Program Residency Performance English

Sébastien puts on a playful show, telling his anecdotal stories filled with adventures and misadventures about his travels into the wild. A thousand and one fun-filled stories, such as his first canoeing adventure; his travels abroad; his treks and hikes; which bring forth as much magic and humanity, as quirkiness and tenderness.

Participants:
Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Discipline:
Literary Arts, Music
Time and Price:
One session: 1 hour $290 + HST
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World music

Residency Performance English French Immersion

Sébastien will introduce various instruments and new sounds from around the world, raising awareness of cultural diversity in our community.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Maximum:
300
Discipline:
Music
Time and Price:
One performance: 1 hour $375 + HST
Two performances: same school in one half day
$460 + HST
Two performances: same school in one day
$495 + HST
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Instruments of the world of Sébastien

New Program Residency Performance English Seniors

Through anecdotes and demos, Sébastien tells us the background story of his many instruments. He takes us through a playful and educational journey to discover both local and foreign instruments such as the ukulele, the didgeridoo, melodica, harmonium, jaw harp, ocean drum, harmonica and many more.

Participants:
Seniors
Discipline:
Literary Arts, Music
Time and Price:
One session: 1 hour $290 + HST
Request a Booking

Traditional storytelling from the Outaouais

New Program Residency Performance English Seniors

With his passion for nature and the Outaouais region, Sébastien tells the stories and legends that shaped our collective imagination. Through music and historical anecdotes, Sébastien takes you on an imaginary journey to rediscover the richness of the Outaouais region, its culture and our own humanity.

Participants:
Seniors
Discipline:
Literary Arts, Music
Time and Price:
One session: 1 hour $290 + HST
Request a Booking

Anecdotal travel stories

New Program Residency Performance English Seniors

Sébastien puts on a playful show, telling his anecdotal stories filled with adventures and misadventures about his travels into the wild. A thousand and one fun-filled stories, such as his first canoeing adventure; his travels abroad; his treks and hikes; which bring forth as much magic and humanity, as quirkiness and tenderness.

Participants:
Seniors
Discipline:
Literary Arts, Music
Time and Price:
One session: 1 hour $290 + HST
Request a Booking