With Cabane, one of the most inspiring contemporary dance figures in Québec, Paul-André Fortier, happily takes us into an absurd and shifting world, accompanied by Rober Racine; visual artist, performer, musician – and for the occasion – dancer. At the center of the stage stands a shed made of bits and pieces. This unique setting, potable and modular, is in reality a world in itself, a genuine treasure chest where the two protagonists draw miscellaneous objects that feed their crazy obsessions. A man dances on a score made of words, measures his territory. A metal box spring becomes a musical instrument. A sober, simple staging adds to the surreal atmosphere of this work, at the frontier of theatre, visual arts, dance and performance art. Paul-André Fortier drew from all these disciplines to nourish a singular and controlled universe, giving us a simple, crazy and passionately absurd gem. An intelligent and poetic delight!
November 18-19 / 8 PM + November 20 / 4 PM
Co-produced by the Festival TransAmériques, the National arts center and the Canada Dance Festival