Wednesday, June 11th, 7:00 p.m.

Montréal Danse | Prismes

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Photo by Montréal Danse

Choreographer, Benoît Lachambre and the six versatile artists of Montréal Danse take the audience on a wild ride in Prismes. Refracted, intriguing images are highlighted in a world of saturated colour and architectural physicality. At once beautiful, playful and grotesque the bodies revealed through light and shadow, stimulate our senses, cast doubt on our perceptions and highlight the beautiful mischievous world of the choreographer.

“Prismes, with its playful spirit, its orgy of colour, its outrageous soundtrack and its exuberant dancers is a magnificent work.” dfdanse.com

Cast:  Rachel Harris, Annik Hamel, Elinor Fueter, Sylvain Lafortune, Manuel Roque, Peter Trosztmer

When: Wednesday, June 11th, 7:00 p.m.
Where: NAC Studio, 53 Elgin St
Tickets: $25 adults, $20 students, seniors and CADA members

Duration: 1hr

 

About Montréal Danse:

Montréal Danse under the artistic direction of Kathy Casey, is devoted to the creation of vibrant works with an international roster of choreographers. The company creates programs that play with concepts, visions, structures and vocabularies to capture and baffle your imagination. Over the past few years, the company has been committed to conducting in-depth research on the body in motion. For more information, click here.

About the Choreographer:

Based in Montreal, Benoît Lachambre is the Artistic Director of Par B.L.eux, as well as a performer, internationally acclaimed choreographer, researcher and educator. Multi-talented and generous, Lachambre fearlessly explores new ways of moving and is known for his countless creative collaborations, having worked with many accomplished artists such as Louise Lecavalier, Sasha Waltz, Marie Chouinard, Louise Lecavalier, Meg Stuart and musician Hahn Rowe. In 2013, Lachambre was awarded the prestigious Montreal Dance Prize, presented by Québecor, which celebrates the excellence of a dance artist who presented a work in Montreal in the 12-13 season. In awarding him the 2013 Montreal Dance Prize, the jury paid homage to his maturity as a choreographer and performer, and to the outstanding mastery of his art form.  For more information, click here.

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Read a review for Prismes by Sylvain Verstricht | Local Gestures (in French)

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