Friday 3 May, 19.00
Dance North is honoured to welcome Montreal’s Mandoline Hybride to kick start our 2019 festival with their multi-media – live dance, film and props – piece Singeries.
Synopsis: Two women try to stay true to themselves while trapped in the middle of a videographic fresco. Their image is multiplied and shattered, as they ape and compulsively replay themselves in the hope the don’t completely dissolve.
Our Take: An intelligent and bright live and on-screen performance; artful, witty and at times a bit bonkers. (see Director’s mini blog )
Founded in 2007 by Montreal-based artist Priscilla Guy, Mandoline Hybride explores the body in motion through different medias: Videodances, site-specific choreographies, video installations, and multidisciplinary stage performances. Everyday architecture, nature and gestures, as well as choreographic editing are at the center of Priscilla Guy’s creative approach.
Part of the Scotland-Quebec theme that runs through our 2019 performance programme.
ARTISTIC DIRECTION, CHOREOGRAPHY AND PERFORMANCE Catherine Lavoie-Marcus and Priscilla Guy
SOUND COMPOSITION Michel F. Côté
VIDEO DESIGN Antoine Quirion Couture
LIGHTS CONCEPTION Paul Chambers Couture
SCENOGRAPHY Julie Vallée-Léger