Compagnie Marie Chouinard - bODY_rEMIX/les_vARIATIONS_gOLDBERG

Théâtre Maisonneuve January 28 and 29, 2020

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A contemporary dance classic

Since its premiere in 2005, bODY_rEMIX/gOLDBERG_vARIATIONS has achieved exceptional renown. Performed 106 times in 58 cities and 22 countries, the work is a powerful expression of the artistic signature that has made the choreographer famous. To the sounds and rhythms of a reinterpretation of J. S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations, 10 dancers perform a set of variations on the theme of freedom. A multitude of prostheses—crutches, ropes, horizontal bars, harnesses—become extensions of their bodies; the devices at times restrict their movements, at others liberate and drive them, creating unusual body shapes and gestural dynamics that capture the imagination. A work at once reckless, extravagant and serious, in which the infinite potential of the moving body is endlessly reinvented. For the pleasure of discovering or rediscovering Marie Chouinard’s astonishing talent.


  • Venue : Théâtre Maisonneuve
  • Producer / Presenter : Danse Danse
  • Duration (subject to change without notice) : 1 h 45 min. including intermission
  • Meet the artists : January 29
  • Photo : © Sylvie-Ann Paré. Dancer Carol Prieur.
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