Tuesday, June 10th, 7:00 p.m.

Fortier Danse-Création (Montreal) | Misfit Blues

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Photo by Xavier Curnillon

Festival favourite Paul-André Fortier (Montreal) returns to the CDF with Misfit Blues, a new duet created with the luminous Robin Poitras (Regina). Taking the audience on a theatrical journey from laughter to tears, these seminal performers explore the tragic, tender, challenging world of the modern couple in a bittersweet caricature of the grand human comedy.

“[Poitras] is one of Canada’s greatest dancers and [Fortier] is one of the country’s best choreographers, their teaming up results in pure gold.”
– Paula Citron, The Globe and Mail

Cast: Paul-André Fortier, Robin Poitras

A Conversation with Jack Munro | Lighting Designer | Hosted by Andrea Rowe

A conversation with Paul-André Fortier and Robin Poitras | Hosted by Andrea Rowe

When:  Tuesday, June 10th, 7:00 p.m.
WhereNAC Studio, 53 Elgin Street
$25 adults, $20 students, seniors and CADA members
Duration: 1hr

About Fortier Danse-Création:

Founded in 1981, Fortier Danse-Création has a mandate to support the creation, production and dissemination of the works of its founder, Paul-André Fortier.  His creative work is distinguished by his search for renewal, his inclusion of solos, group pieces and site-specific works as well as his desire to surpass himself. Performer and teacher, Fortier is considered one of the leaders of Canadian and Quebec contemporary dance. His work is also recognized internationally and has been featured in a dozen countries.  For more information, click here.

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Read a review in french for Misfit Blues at CDF 2014- Le Droit

Read a review in French for Misfit Blues– L’Actualité
Read a review in French for Misfit Blues-La Presse
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Read a review in French for Misfit Blues-La Presse
Read a review for Misfit Blues– Danscussions


Misfit Blues is a co-production of The CanDance Network Creation Fund, Festival TransAmériques (Montreal), the National Arts Centre, the Canada Dance Festival, Brian Webb Dance Company (Edmonton) and supported by the Dance Section of the Canada Council for the Arts.