Runs from Saturday July 7 2018 to Sunday July 8 2018

Approximate running time: 1 hour and 10 minutes


Scotiabank Dance Centre
677 Davie Street
Vancouver BC V6B 2G6

Performance Notes

× Western Canada Premiere Fortier Danse-Création(Montreal)

SOLO 70: a dance by a man with a long dance history

July 7 and 8 @ 8pm Scotiabank Dance Centre

Building on his peripatetic dance career, Fortier is reinventing the solowith a magical soundtrack marked by traces of Janis Joplin and Jimmy Hendrix, delvinginto the heart of memory and the unknown. An original script by Étienne Lepage is spoken, muttered,shouted and whispered by actor Étienne Pilon, who slips seamlessly into the dancer’s very being. Ages and experiences merge and the future becomes one with the past, yet everything is in the present tense.

Choreographer: Paul-André FortierDancer: Paul-André FortierTexts: Étienne LepageActor: Étienne Pilon

A co-commission of the Candance Creation Fund, Festival TransAmerique, National Arts Centre, Agora de la danse, Dancing on the Edge Festival and Theatre National de Chaillot, Paris.

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