Compagnie Marie Chouinard from Canada Presents A Double Bill.
Compagnie Marie Chouinard, founded by the Montreal choreographer and soloist Marie Chouinard, is presenting a double bill, 24 Preludes by Chopin and The Rite of Spring. Named an officer of the Order of Canada in 2007, Marie Chouinard has received several awards such as the title of Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France, 2009), and the and the title of Chevalier of the Ordre national du Quebec (2015) among others. 24 Preludes by Chopin is a choreographic work constructed of dynamic alternations, guided by intuition and the melodic force of free form musical pieces. The Rite of Spring occupies a special position in Marie Chouinard’s work, which explores a New World, and marking the entry of dance into modernity.
Centre-Stage is the main attraction of the 10-day dance festival, presenting cutting-edge contemporary dance and digital performances from countries across the world like the Netherlands, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Canada, Korea, Poland, South Africa, Finland, and India.
Talking about these performance, the choreographer Marie Chouinard says, “It is as if I were dealing with the very moment after the instant life first appeared. The performance is the unfolding of that moment.” It is a must watch for dance lovers, art connoisseurs, and lovers of western classical music.
About Attakkalari India Biennial 2017
Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts provides a national and international platform for the latest in contemporary dance and features renowned movement artists as well as emerging voices. The organisation aims to stimulate the growth of a vibrant performing arts scene in the country. The Centre also helps encourage, nurture, and mentor young talent in dance and movement arts. The 10-day dance festival will witness cutting-edge contemporary dance and digital performances from several countries, including the Netherlands, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Canada, South Korea, Poland, South Africa, Finland, and India.
Ensemble/ 45 mins + 20 mins Intermission.
Tickets: Rs 1000/ 500/ 200 and available at the Attakkalari office, and on http://www.bookmyshow.com
Saturday | 11th February 2017 | 7:30 PM
Chowdiah Memorial Hall
Gayathri Devi Park Extension,
Directions to the Venue : http://goo.gl/maps/tquFl