Zoom in on the couple – masculine, feminine, mixed, one duo after another. Identities are merged or preserved in the immaculate whiteness of a restricted space, freedom is to be found within the constraints of a relationship. With rolling hips and coiled thighs, bodies embrace and take flight in acrobatic and tender lifts only to collapse under the weight of being scorned. Compatible confidantes converge in the mirror. The nature of their connection can be seen in their eyes, in the tension of the flesh, the quality of contact.
Modesty, passion, indifference, affection and lust are expressed to the sound of Bach, the harpsichord and pop-rock of the 1970s. Strength, grace and emotion blend together in the technique of demanding dance, much to the spectator’s delight.
Created in 2015
Choreographer Daniel Léveillé
Dancers at the creation Mathieu Campeau, Ellen Furey, Esther Gaudette, Justin Gionet, Brianna Lombardo, Emmanuel Proulx, Simon Renaud
Light Marc Parent
Music Jean-Sébastien Bach, Pancrace Royer
Costumes Geneviève Lizotte
Rehearsal Director Sophie Corriveau
Production Daniel Léveillé Danse
Coproduction : Festival TransAmériques (Montréal), Centre chorégraphique national Rillieux-la-Pape, direction Yuval Pick Rillieux-la-Pape) ; Theater im Pumpenhaus (Münster) ; Kinosaki International Arts Centre (Japon) ; CDC Atelier de Paris-Carolyn-Carlson ; CanDance Creation Funds (Toronto) ; Agora de la Danse (Montréal) ; National Arts Centre (Ottawa) ; Brian Webb Dance cie (Edmonton) ; Studio Bizz (Montréal)
With the support of Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec and Canada Council for the Arts, Conseil des arts de Montréal