Paz Tatay is a puppeteer since nineteen eighty-eight, she co-founded Marionetas del Matadero with Luis Montoto; they worked exclusively with string puppets.
She created La compagnie Pelele in nineteen ninety-six in Toulouse and signs up all shows of Pelele with this wish : Shows designed as venues for meetings for ritual, and for catharsis
Through a careful attention to esthetics and a strong identification with popular theatre, Company Pelele creates punchy shows full of energy that lift the public into a world of surprises and emotions, an absurd and magical world where puppets are the main actors. Quality of manipulation, rhythm and comedic tension are topmost in our priorities. Music and sound effects are always done live. Pelele is an international company that has played across Europe, in Quebec, Brazil, Mexico and Argentina
The show created in 1992, “Tauromaquia”, about love, corrida and death, is payed by the Company yet.
1996 / Le cirque de passage (The Travelling Circus), exhibition of string puppets.
1998 / La Muerte de Don Cristobal (The Death of Don Cristobal) for gloves puppets on the figure of an old Spanish Pulcinella celebrated by Federico Garcia Lorca.
2005 / A la Dérive (Drifting) carried puppets, shadows, projections and fool’s baubles on the theme of clandestine emigration.
2009 / Les Funestes Epousailles de Don Cristobal, The Grievous Marriage of Don Cristobal), second episode in the adventures of the old Spanish Pulcinella.
This show received several prizes :
The Drac d’Or for best interpretation, and the Drac d’Or for programmers from autonomous regions/Fira de Titelles de Lerida – Spain – 2014 - the Luk-Vincent Prize for best show/ Puppetbuskersfestival, Ghent – Belgium 2013 - Most Original Show / International Puppet Festival Lutke, Ljubljana, Slovenia – 2010
2015 / Au Bout Du Fil, (On a string) : string puppets on a ring
Paz Tatay, of Spanish origin, works the puppet since 1988 and bases the company of puppets Marionetas del Matadero with Luis Montoto; they dedicate themselves to the puppet has thread.
She creates the company Pelele in 1996 in Toulouse.
Marie de Nazelle works the puppet since 2002. She creates her company " Pil poil au millimètre " in 2007 and joins the Company Pelele in 2009 for the creation of the show " Catastrophic courtship of Don Cristobal ".
Christophe Sabatié is a musician multi-instrumentalist and works with the Company Pelele since 2007. He conceives the music of the last show, the sound effects to give atmosphere and rhythm. He works also with several musical formations.