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Aalaapi | ᐋᓛᐱ

The Aalaapi Collective (Nunavik + Montreal)26, 27, 28, 29 29, May

Aalaapi | ᐋᓛᐱ

The exquisite tones and nuances of people who live north of the 55th parallel. A contemplative plunge into the intimacy of young Inuit women, Aalaapi reveals the North through radio.

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Anima / Darkroom

7Starr (Laval + Montreal)
Lucy M. May (Laval + Montreal)26, 27, 30, 31 May and 03, 04 June

Anima / Darkroom

The explosive force of 7Starr, a Montreal pioneer and magnetic icon of krump. In a clash of darkness and incandescent light, powerful movement bursts forth. Galvanizing and liberating.

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Dog Rising

Clara Furey (Montreal)26, 27, 28, 29 29, May

Dog Rising

Three celestial bodies launched into orbit vibrate in a lascivious and hypnotic ritual. Dog Rising explores the circulation of physical matter and the passage of vibrations through our bodies.

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PHOSPHOS

Paul Chambers (Montreal)26, 27, 28, 29, 30 May and 01, 02, 03, 04, 05 June

PHOSPHOS

In a performance space dominated by light, Paul Chambers establishes a porous boundary between matter and void, between heat and its absence, between wakefulness and sleep.

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Anything Whatsoever

Katie Ward (Montreal)27, 28, 29, 30 May and 01, 02 June

Anything Whatsoever

Anything Whatsoever offers a group training to witness the emergence of meaning, a blank page where our collective imagery can be rewritten.  

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Violence

Marie Brassard (Montréal)27, 28, 29, 30 30, May and 01, 02 June

Violence

Exploring the deep as they search for glimpses of light, Marie Brassard and her Japanese collaborators conjure undreamt-of worlds in a surreal tale of astounding visual power.

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Worktable

Kate McIntosh (Brussels + Wellington)27, 28, 29, 30 May and 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 08, 09, 10 June

Worktable

The room you enter is full of heterogeneous objects, and it is up to you to decide how to tear them apart. A joyous invitation to restore the enchantment to matter, however banal it may seem. Playful and deeply creative.

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SIERRANEVADA

Manuel Roque (Montreal)30, 31 May and 01, 04, 05, 06, 07 June

SIERRANEVADA

In a bare space with no props save a blonde wig, a trial by choreography demands jumping repeatedly, again and again. When the depletion of resources offers the prospect of transformation. 

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The door opened west

Sarah Chase (Vancouver + Montreal)
Marc Boivin (Vancouver + Montreal)01, 01, 02, 02, 03 03, June

The door opened west

With modesty and sensitivity, Marc Boivin performs an autobiographical solo that sheds light on the mysterious architecture of memory.

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Aleppo. A Portrait of Absence

Mohammad Al Attar (Damas + Berlin)
Omar Abusaada (Damas)
Bissane Al Charif (Damas + Paris)01, 02, 03, 05, 06, 07, 09, 10, 11, 12 June

Aleppo. A Portrait of Absence

Aleppo, a city destroyed by war, rises from the ashes in the stories of its inhabitants. Precious tales told to one spectator at a time, a testimonial and a bequest.

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Romance ain’t dead, 2Fik!

2Fik (Montreal)02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09 June

Romance ain’t dead, 2Fik!

On a dating site, the multidisciplinary artist embodies 100 characters, all of whom burn with an ardent desire. The public is invited to interact with them. A game of love and chance, in the era of avatars.

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La Goddam Voie Lactée

Mélanie Demers (Montreal)03, 04, 05, 06 06, June

La Goddam Voie Lactée

A pagan Mass as a reaction to the harshness of the world. Inspired by the constant mourning brought about by our age, the artist and five female performers reflect upon the notion of incompletion. 

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Un temps pour tout

Sovann Rochon-Prom Tep (Montreal)04, 05, 06, 07 June

Un temps pour tout

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. 

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Declarations

Jordan Tannahill (Toronto)05, 06, 06, 07 07, June

Declarations

Hundreds of short phrases reverberate through all aspects of existence. In a reading augmented by projections, Jordan Tannahill delivers this bewitching litany, a declaration of love to a terminally ill mother.

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Je suis une maudite sauvagesse

An Antane Kapesh (Maliotenam)
Charles Bender (Montreal)05, 09, 10 June

Je suis une maudite sauvagesse

Torn away from the nomadic lifestyle and forced into outrageous living conditions on the reservations near Sept-Îles—the tragedies of the First Nations are lucidly and boldly condensed in the words of Innu author An Antane Kapesh.

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Le virus et la proie

Pierre Lefebvre (Montreal)
Benoît Vermeulen (Montreal)06, 09, 10 June

Le virus et la proie

The latest piece of writing by Pierre Lefebvre is a plea against injustice. Four voices condemn the virality of power at the expense of emancipated lives.

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Dans le nuage (First Draft)

Maxime Carbonneau (Montreal)
Laurence Dauphinais (Montreal)07, 08, 09, 10, 11 June

Dans le nuage (First Draft)

Just like astrophysicist Carl Sagan in 1977, you are faced with the task of summarizing, on a record, the essential components of the human experience. What will you choose? How will you make your selection? 

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La fille de Christophe Colomb

Réjean Ducharme (Montreal)
Martin Faucher (Montreal)08, 09, 10 June

La fille de Christophe Colomb

Written in free verse, this novel by Réjean Ducharme is a poetic oddity. Colombe Colomb, daughter of Christophe Colomb, embarks on an epic journey ending in an apocalypse.

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La jamais sombre

Michel F Côté (Montreal)
Marc Parent (Montreal)
Catherine Tardif (Montreal)09, 10, 11, 12 12, June

La jamais sombre

With Marc Parent as the architect of light, Michel F Côté as the designer of sound, and Catherine Tardif as the guardian of movement and the female body, La jamais sombre explores, between grace and fear, the ancient mysteries of chiaroscuro.

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Stations

Louise Lecavalier (Montreal)09, 10, 12, 13 June

Stations

Driven by a pressing need to dance, Louise Lecavalier attains the fullness of her art in a spirited solo that pulsates on the very margins of the intimate.

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Public/Private Parts ou L’Origine du monde

Gerard X Reyes (Montreal)10, 11, 12 12, June

Public/Private Parts ou L’Origine du monde

Gerard X Reyes surrounds himself with artists, sex workers and educators who, like him, question the body and its representations. In a work midway between performance and video installation, the senses are aroused and tongues loosened.