Mélanie Demers, Mayday Danse

Animal Triste

Performance | Spectacle
  • Animal Triste by Melanie Demers / Photo by Mathieu Doyon

Ottawa ON
June 6 juin 2016
8:30 | 20:30

Presented by | Diffusé par: Canada Dance Festival (CDF)
Member of the CanDance Network | Membre du reseau CanDanse
National Arts Centre
53 Elgin St.
613-947-7000 x280 
$29+ | 29$+

The choreographer Mélanie Demers, artistic director of the company MAYDAY, makes the scene a platform to examine the role of the artist, and a theater space to meditate on the fate of the world and individuals. Her works, created in collaboration with the core dancers of her company, highlight the shadows of the human condition, taking care not, however, adopt an accusatory tone or assign to a sterile defeatism; resolutely committed, they are both cries for help and calls for change. The name of her company, MAYDAY, it suggests both distress and hope.

Animal Triste is a world creation and co-production of the Canada Dance Festival. 

For tickets and more information visit nac-cna.ca.


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