Le délire domestique

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Le délire domestique

Le délire domestique 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. With her usual extravagance tinged with insolence and absurdity, Deborah Dunn unveils an inner life lurking between reality and fantasy. Each dancer in turn takes on the gestures of daily life – the eternal ritual of cleaning house and cooking meals – heightening the beauty of the ordinary and the everyday. In a generous, evocative dance, each section vibrates with its own particular colour and texture. Given the extreme concentration of the performer’s gaze, each solo becomes a luminous, visceral portrait of a remarkable dancer. An explosive mixture of minutiae and invention, Le délire domestique captures the intimate and infuses it with surrealist imagery in an intense celebration of femininity.

Choreography and costumes: Deborah Dunn

Dancers: Delia Brett, Deborah Dunn, Sara Hanley, Audrée Juteau, Louise Lecavalier, Dean Makarenko, Elise Vanderborght

Lighting: James Proudfoot

Music: Lukas Pearse, Colleen

Trial & Eros

October 22, 23, 24 at 8 p.m. + October 25 at 4 p.m.

2014

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This dance piece has received support from Live Art Dance Productions (Halifax), the Canada Council for the Arts, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec and the Montreal Arts Council.

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