The Shows


Bonne fête !

A dance-theatre creation based on an excerpt of Porc-Épic, David Paquet’s play. Poetic and humorous, the piece deals with the modern being’s solitude and difficulty in creating real connections with other humans. At once played and danced, this short piece is interpreted by two artists who are actors and dancers. These candid and enthusiastic characters evolve in an absurd yet oh-so-refreshing universe... Read more

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Le Chemin des Passes dangereuses (Down Dangerous Passes Road)

Three brothers get in a car accident at the exact same place where their father tragically died years ago. Discover a unique and surprising version of this legendary play by Michel Marc Bouchard. Both played and danced, it integrates contemporarydance, acrobatics, percussive dance... as well as Quebecois traditional step-dancing!... Read more

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Pharmakon

Remedy or poison, drugs are part of our lives. The right dose for the right emotions, so we aren’t too afraid, so we smile just enough, so we don’t cry too much . . . Keeping us from being overemotional, drawing a line between normal and abnormal. Les Productions des pieds des mains brings “conventional” artists together with artists with intellectual disabilities to embody these reflections. What is normal anyway? An explosion of words, pain, poetry in motion and atypical shapes... Read more

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Le Temps des Marguerites... à la folie ou pas du tout!
[Daisy Time: Loves Me, Loves Me Not!]

This dance-theatre show for five performers, set to the music of Gounod’s superb opera, Faust, is a reflection on age, beauty and self-perception developed with charm and humour. An ageing diva auditions for the role of Marguerite. Rejected because she’s too old for the part, she tries to recapture her youth, no matter what the cost. She learns the hard way that to everything, there is a season... Read more

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Leçons [Lessons] (after Eugène Ionesco)

Leçons combines contemporary dance and the theatre of the absurd. Inspired by Ionesco’s The Lesson, the play was adapted for eight dancer-actors... Read more

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L'ombre [The Shadow]

This piece was inspired by the fairy tale of the same name by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. It is a two-part theatrical dance duet that tells the extraordinary story of a scholar and his shadow... Read more

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