Daniel Léveillé

Solitudes Solo

Tanz im August

Daniel Léveillé, one of the pioneers and original protagonists of the Quebec dance scene, often works with almost impossible choreographic scores for naked bodies that challenge both dancers and audiences. In Solitudes Solo he examines being alone and loneliness with five dancers to the accompaniment of music by Bach. The solos are brilliant studies of the disturbing beauty and fragility of the human body and its physical and spiritual capabilities. Even though the dancers are now clothed, they seem to be stripped bare, and only the most essential gestures remain to capture the beauty and pain of the human condition. And though the solos deal with desire and longing, there is little room for seductiveness or pleasure. But the impact is emotional, and has a lasting effect on the body of the viewer.

Production: Daniel Léveillé danse company (Montréal) Coproduction: Festival TransAmériques (Montreal), Centre chorégraphique national de Rillieux-la-Pape, direction Yval Pick (France), Theater im Pumpenhaus (Münster, Germany), Agora de la Danse (Montreal) ; Fabrik Potsdam (Germany), Atelier de Paris-Carolyn Carlson (France) and Département de danse de l’Université du Québec à Montréal. Residency: Departement de dance de l'UQAM , Atelier de Paris-Carolyn Carlson.

With the kind support of the Embassy of Canada.


Dancers on stage: Mathieu Campeau, Esther Gaudette, Justin Gionet, Emmanuel Proulx, Manu Roque / Dancers at creation: Mathieu Campeau, Esther Gaudette, Justin Gionet, Emmanuel Proulx, Gaëtan Viau / Dancers at premiere: Justin Gionet, Emmanuel Proulx, Manuel Roque, Gaëtan Viau, Lucie Vigneault / Apprentice: Marie-Ève Lafontaine / Light design: Marc Parent / Music: Jean-Sébastien Bach / Costumes: Geneviève Lizotte / Rehearsal director: Sophie Corriveau / Stage manager: Karine Gauthier / Artistic director: Daniel Léveillé / Executive producer: Marie-Andrée Gougeon / Development and promotion: George Skalkogiannis / Agent (Benelux): Sarah De Ganck / Art Happens / Production manager: Claude Béland / Technical director: Armando Gomez Rubio / Administration: Cyrille Commer, Laurence Gougeon / Communication: Elisa Bruni / Production: Daniel Léveillé danse


  • Past
    Fri 15.8.2014, 19:00 / HAU2
    Sat 16.8.2014, 21:30 / HAU2


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