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Un temps pour tout [2020]

Sovann Rochon-Prom Tep

Children and adults, come on in! In a cozy atmosphere, the hip-hop dancers Pax, Jigsaw and Sangwn express themselves in a spirit of sharing. Raw, explosive, joyful.


Children and adults, come on in! Enjoy the living room lamps, indoor plants, dozens of cushions, homemade cookies and green tea. In this cozy atmosphere, the inventive and generous choreographer Sovann Rochon-Prom Tep combines the driving energy of three hip-hop dancers and two musicians to reveal their unique artistry.

Un temps pour tout pays tribute to these talented artists and the incredible complicity they share. And the dance keeps on coming – in solos, duos and trios. These live wire performers freely pass on the baton, supported by the eclectic rhythms and distortions of drums and keyboard. With the loose ambience of a church basement talent show, Pax, Jigsaw and Sangwn exude power and fragility in a spirit of sharing. It’s raw, explosive, joyful. A moment for everyone. Together.


Produced by Lorganisme
Instigation Sovann Rochon-Prom Tep
Performed by and created with Ja James Britton Johnson alias Jigsaw + Frédérique Dumas alias Pax + Jean-Édouard Pierre Toussaint alias Sangwn
Music composed and performed by Thomas Sauvé-Lafrance + Vithou Thurber-Prom Tep
Lighting Design Etienne Fournier
Advisors Caroline Gravel + Soleil Launière
Set Design Xavier Mary
Sound Jean-François Gagnon

Co-produced by La Chapelle Scènes contemporaines + 100Lux
Residencies École de danse contemporaine de Montréal + Compagnie Marie Chouinard + Centre de création O Vertigo + Stable Studio

Presented in association with La Chapelle Scènes contemporaines

Written by Morena Prats
Translated by Neil Kroetsch

Premiered at La Chapelle Scènes Contemporaines, Montreal, on January 31, 2019


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Sovann Rochon-Prom Tep (Montreal)

Sovann Rochon-Prom Tep has been breakdancing since the age of eight and has taken part in many hip-hop battles with the Sweet Technique group.

Full biography