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Ligia Lewis

minor matter

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
February 16-18 février 2018
16, 17 @ 10:00 | 22:00, 18 @ 6:00 | 18:00

Presented by | Diffusé par: Toronto Dance Community Love-In
Presented by | Diffusé par: Progress: International Festival of Performance and Ideas
The Theatre Centre
1115 Queen St. West

In minor matter, two apparatuses are at play—blackness and the spectacle.  This is the second work by Dominican-born Ligia Lewis from her trilogy (BLUE, RED, WHITE). Three dancers push against the boundaries of the stage, while illustrating a humble relationship between their bodies and the space that encapsulates it.

minor matter (2017 Bessie Award for Outstanding Production) unfolds multi-directionally, creating a poetics of dissonance from which questions of re-presentation, presentation, abstraction, and the limits of signification emerge. The performers get exhausted as their bodies strip the stage of its formal mystique to approach its matter—black.

This production is part of Theatre Centre’s PROGRESS Festival. Single tickets and three-show festival passes are available.

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