I'm thrilled to share news about our Older & Reckless community event, the JOE Project, a co-production with Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault, presented in association with Harbourfront Centre, November 11 & 12
25 courageous amateurs will step onto the Harbourfront Centre Theatre stage, some for the first time, at Older & Reckless, to perform an excerpt of JOE, a contemporary classic, choreographed by GG winner Jean-Pierre Perreault (1947- 2002). The novice performers will be joined by 6 ex-JOE professionals- Julia Aplin, Marie-Josée Chartier, Bonnie Kim, Julia Sasso and Gerry Trentham, plus former Dancemaker Gary Tai- to recreate an exciting chapter in Canadian dance history!
JOE toured the world to international acclaim. Now, thanks to the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault, an excerpt of JOE is taught to and performed by amateurs. They gain an understanding of Jean-Pierre's vision by performing an excerpt of his most renowned work.
“As someone who has never performed onstage never mind danced, I am honoured to be trusted to participate in the Joe project. I am excited to experience a new perspective and understand my strengths and limitations in a new way.” ~ JOE participant
Some of the JOE participants gathered to hear Carol Anderson speak about Perreault- Linda Carter, Mai Duong, Liz Haines, Suzanne Jaeger, David Keshen, Slade Lander, Joanna Pax-Milic, Sucheta Rajagopal, Julia Sasso, Eve Schifman, Judithann Smith, Gary Tai, Michael Ward, Dianne Weinrib, Patricia White
presented in association with Harbourfront Centre
November 11 at 8:00pm
November 12 at 2:00pm & 8:00pm
Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay West, Toronto
Tickets: $30 / $25 (senior, CADA)
$15 Culture Break tickets available for students under 25 with valid ID
Tickets going fast! Best availability- Nov 12 matinee
Call Harbourfront Centre Box Office: 416-973-4000
or available online here
Celebrate MOonhORsE Dance Theatre's 20th anniversary with some of Canada's most distinguised veteran dance artists featuring:
Margie Gillis (Montreal), Robert Desrosiers with cellist/singer Anne Bourne, dancer/co-founder of COBA (Collective Of Black Artists) BaKari I. Lindsay, choreographer/director Charles Koroneho (New Zealand), and Claudia Moore in a work by Apolonia Velasquez and Ofilio Sinbadinho (Gadfly).
Also featuring JOE - an exciting community project!
An excerpt of JOE, the late Jean Pierre Perreault's iconic contemporary dance work, will be performed by a cast of 30 amateurs, with several former JOE performers reviving their roles...Canadian dance history!
Our friends at CanStage present
A Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie production presented by Canadian Stage
Nov 16-20 @ Berkeley St Theatre
Trailblazing dancer-choreographer Bill Coleman confronts a series of almost biblical challenges in this eye-opening spectacle about a man out of sync with his surroundings. Movement, tap and performance art intermingle with a musical installation by celebrated avant-garde composer Gordon Monahan.
Get 15% off regular priced tickets with promo code #CSDOLL.
Tickets/info: 416.368.3110 canadianstage.com
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