6 & 9Tao Ye (Beijing)23, 24, 25 May
6 & 9
Masterpieces of abstract beauty, a tribute to the potential and perseverance of the human body, these two pieces dazzle with their simplicity and virtuosity.
Kings of WarShakespeare + Ivo van Hove (Amsterdam)24, 25, 26, 27 May
Kings of War
Eight years after the sensational Roman Tragedies, Ivo van Hove returns with his incredible theatrical machine to present another Shakespearian trilogy.
Solo 70Paul-André Fortier + Étienne Lepage (Montreal)01, 02, 03 June
The different ages of man merge as one, in step with the times or not. At age 70, the choreographer Paul-André Fortier fills the entire stage, incarnating with brio the burden of the ageing body.
BetroffenheitCrystal Pite + Jonathon Young (Vancouver)05, 06, 07 June
Devastating, powerful, ambitious. Betroffenheit follows the psychic struggle of a man felled by trauma. A high voltage descent into the abyss. Nightmarish and harrowing.
La nuit des taupesPhilippe Quesne (Nanterre)03, 04, 05, 06 June
La nuit des taupes
A burrow. Seven giant moles emerge from cardboard tunnels. They dig, cook, draw, copulate and even form a punk-rock band.
La vie utileEvelyne de la Chenelière + Marie Brassard (Montréal)28, 29, 30, 31 May and 01 June
La vie utile
Jeanne is going to die. Her decline drags on, but her spirit is unyielding, resists. The end drifts off into the distance, only to return at a gallop.