Solo 70

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Solo 70

At age 70, the choreographer Paul-André Fortier incarnates with brio the burden of the ageing body.

In this ultimate work by Fortier Danse-Création he is immortal, affected and shaped by a procession of pernicious muses, collaborators born long after his birth. To dance, to dance again and as before, obstinately, but to the punk guitar of Jackie Gallant, the visual interventions of Marc Séguin and the confessions of the writer Étienne Lepage, whispered or shouted by the fiery Étienne Pilon. An unsettling fake solo.

Produced by Fortier Danse-Création
Directed by Paul-André Fortier + Étienne Lepage
Choreographed by Paul-André Fortier
Written by Étienne Lepage
Performed by Paul-André Fortier + Étienne Pilon
Music Jackie Gallant
Lighting Design Jock Munro
Set Design Marc Séguin
Costume Design Denis Lavoie
Video HUB Studio — Thomas Payette + Hugues Caillère
Sound Jean-François Gagnon
Choreographer Assistant and Rehearsal Director Ginelle Chagnon
Technical Director Karyne Doucet-Larouche

This work is dedicated to Gilles Savary and to the members of the Board of directors of Fortier Danse-Création Robert L. Archambault + Louise Déry + Michèle Febvre + Danielle Gervais + Patrick Masbourian

Fortier Danse-Création

June 1 > 3, 2018

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Co-produced by Festival TransAmériques + Théâtre National de Chaillot (Paris) + CanDance (Toronto) + Centre national des Arts du Canada (Ottawa) + Agora de la danse + Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver)

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