• Myriam Arsenault

    Photo: Sylvie-Ann Paré
  • Louis-Elyan Martin et Myriam Arsenault

    Photo: Sylvie-Ann Paré
  • Brontë Poiré-Prest

    Photo: Sylvie-Ann Paré



  • Festival TransAmériques FTA
    • May 30, 2019, 7:00 pm
  • Festival TransAmériques FTA
    • May 31, 2019, 7:00 pm
  • Festival TransAmériques FTA
    • June 1, 2019, 7:00 pm
  • Total duration: 75 min
  • Origami of the body

    The body opens, closes, short-circuits. The voice stutters, hiccups and fractures. Tremors and loss of balance become elements of a three-part work with seven dancers in flight. Together, they search for unity while fighting for their identities. Although fluidity has long been Danièle Desnoyers’s trademark, here she chooses a new approach, fragmenting movement, making the tremors visible. They echo the fractured human, its broken body and speech. Vibrating to the often harsh sounds and music of composer Ben Shemie, UNFOLD I 7 perspectives combines an apocalyptic atmosphere with moments of delicate softness and sensuality. The surprising scenographic structure allows Desnoyers to test the body’s resistance and the limits of balance. A magnetic, powerful, yet harmonic duel between the forces in play, the work captivates with its subtlety and furious energy.

    • Year of premiere: 2019
    • Target audience: Grand public
    • Choreographer(s): Danièle Desnoyers
    • Performer(s): Myriam Arsenault, Paige Culley, Jean-Benoit Labrecque, Louis-Elyan Martin, Milan Panet-Gigon, Nicolas Patry et Brontë Poiré-Prest
    • Collaborator(s): Costumes : Angelo Barsetti; Éclairages : Gonzalo Soldi / HUB Studio; Musique : Ben Shemie; Scénographie : Geneviève Lizotte; Direction artistique / chorégraphe : Danièle Desnoyers; Regards artistiques : Sophie Corriveau et Anne Thériault; Dramaturge : Guy Cools; Documentation vidéographique : Marjorie de Chantal; Directrice des répétitions : Emmanuelle Bourassa-Beaudoin
    Last update: 8 novembre 2019