840, Cherrier Street Montreal
Sherbrooke Metro Station
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A vital fixture in the Québec cultural landscape, Agora de la danse is a cherished place for artists and fans of contemporary dance. A major presenter with a solidly established reputation, Agora de la danse invests in creation by offering artist residencies and encourages experimentation and innovation. For the past 23 years, it has offered steadfast support in the progress of this seductive and vibrant art form and has left an indelible mark on the great dynamism of contemporary dance.
Today at 4 P.M. is your last chance to see Deborah Dunn's new creation, Le délire domestique! A work that lampoons the comfort of the household with seven solos constructed like quirky, modern and poetic visions of the world of women, seven tableaux that twist the neck of clichés and of collective memory.
Presented October 25 at 4 PM.
7 solos lurking between reality and fantasy
Olivier Koomsatira, Danse Nouvelles Montréal
Everyday life celebrated in Le Délire domestique
Victor Swoboda, The Montreal Gazette
Le délire domestique et désir d'intimité
François Dufort, Dfdanse
A major piece in dance repertoire is Gustavia, an amazing and funny duet between the French choreographer Mathilde Monnier and the Spanish performer La Ribot. A world where the spirit of Tati, Keaton, Chaplin and other great figures of burlesque hovers close by. Opens on October 29.
Interview with Mathilde Monnier and La Ribot: October 27 at 7 P.M. - Free at Agora's Cafe-Bar
The exceptional visit by these two grandes dames of dance and their dance performance is an opportunity that the Agora de la danse had to seize, offering this extraordinary event to its audience. Mathilde Monnier is a choreographer and the director of the Centre national de la danse de Pantin. La Ribot, who grew up in Spain and now makes her home in Geneva, combines contemporary dance with the performing arts and video in her work.
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