Avril est le mois le plus cruel

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Avril est le mois le plus cruel

Following the success of her last show La danseuse malade, Jocelyne Montpetit begins a new cycle of work: The Elegies. Alone on stage, carried by her singular approach to butoh, she pulls us into her melancholic world and shares with us the questions that inhabit her. Here, the evocative force of her dancing was inspired by the first verse of T.S. Eliot’s poem The Waste Land: April is the cruellest month. At once intense and restrained, like a quiet storm, Jocelyne Montpetit unleashes the imagination, drawing the audience into her inner landscape. Accompanied by Sonoyo Nishikawa who conceived the lighting design, Montpetit creates the distinctive physical language which she has perfected through the years and which has given her the special and unique place she holds in today’s dance world.

Jocelyne Montpetit Danse

September 14-15-16 and 21-22-23 at 8 PM

2011

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Co-produced by Agora de la danse

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