music official programming

Perséides

Drawing on the cultural diversity and fluidity of their musical backgrounds and their virtuosic command of their instruments, Jean Félix Mailloux and Amir Amiri create a unique fusion that combines the refinement of traditional and classical...

16 November 2018 at 14:30

music official programming

You Kyung-hwa and World Music Ensemble’E-DO’

You Kyung-hwa and World Music Ensemble’E-DO’ are trying to continue their past and present trends by using various techniques such as Indian music, jazz, and rock based on traditional Korean music. The musical colors and sounds that the performers...

16 November 2018 at 18:00

music official programming

OktoEcho

Oktoecho aims to guide the listener into a sonic world brimming with lyricism found in the unique crossroads between the Middle Eastern, the Aboriginal and the Western cultures. Its goal is to bridge cultures that would otherwise never collide,...

16 November 2018 at 14:30

music official programming

Tamar Ilana & Ventanas

Tamar Ilana & Ventanas present their new multimedia show, MISTR?L. Tamar Ilana’s “potent, vibrato-drenched vocals” (Downbeat), backed by virtuosic musicianship, are framed by visuals relating to MISTR?L's overarching themes of migration and...

16 November 2018 at 14:30

dance official programming

Red Sky Performance

For 18 years, this Toronto-based company directed by Sandra Laronde, has been the bold proponent of contemporary Indigenous dance steeped in culture. Backbone ferociously brings to life the electricity, circuitry, and impulses of the sentient land...

13 November 2018 at 18:00

circus official programming

Cirque Alfonse

At the core of the Cirque Alfonse is the family Carabinier-Lepine from the village of St-Alphonse-de-Rodriguez in rural Quebec. Since 2012 they have toured the world with their productions TIMBER and BARBU: Electro-trad Cabaret. Inspired by the...

14 November 2018 at 18:00

music official programming

Elizabeth Shepherd (Pinwheel Music)

After 3 years of interviews with strangers around Montreal, Elizabeth found herself with countless stories, making up a "people's history" of the city she loves so much - which she then wove into a series of 11 original songs to make up her first...

16 November 2018 at 18:00

theatre official programming

Théâtre Le Clou

In a city where everything is a bit strange, magic is on the prowl and the moon forces the residents to sing. Through their stories about hunters and golden carp, four teenagers give us their humorous account of a year in which everything turned...

17 November 2018 at 14:30

dance official programming

Steptext Dance Project + Vuyani Dance Theatre

In OUT OF JOINT, Gregory Maqoma and Helge Letonja question the threatening shifts of global social and power balances. The dance sextet combines their initially independently developed choreographic strands to a stirring, transcultural piece of...

15 November 2018 at 14:30

theatre official programming

Circo Aereo

A big curtain, a chandelier with angels and a black piano ... Strange shapes flutter behind the curtain, a hand appears then, a foot, a leg and the body. Then comes a lanky pianist, dressed in a tail and haggard. The musician tries to join his...

17 November 2018 at 14:30

dance official programming

Cas Public + KOPERGIETERY

Known for its eloquent dance, Cas Public now houses an atypical performer, Cai Glover, who overcame a hearing impairment to become a professional dancer. Hélène Blackburn has taken the unusual step of using his disability as a point of departure...

15 November 2018 at 14:30

theatre official programming

Théâtre Terre des Hommes

L’Iliade_showdown has an essential principle: Words instead of Weapons. On stage, no weapons, no armor, no blood; only actors whose abilities to rhythm the words become a metaphor of war. A warrior facing the vertigo of conquering or dying has for...

17 November 2018 at 14:30

circus official programming

Gravity & Other Myths

Backbone examines the various perceptions of what strength is, where it comes from and how it is measured. This frenetic celebration of human interconnectedness will test the limits of strength: physical, emotional, individual and collective. It...

14 November 2018 at 14:30

circus official programming

Compania de Circo Eia

Constructing and deconstructing, to not fall or let fall, transforming and reinventing… Four acrobats, between prowess and madness, take us through a universe pieced together by fragments of life. Loneliness, sharing, living together are evoked...

14 November 2018 at 14:30

theatre official programming

MOMent(Medea on Media entertainment)

Suffocating and fast beating music is playing. And the man is keep running. The play start with the end of the original text. The whole context is deconstructed and reunited through actors’ movements. The movement is very exteriorized and frantic....

17 November 2018 at 14:30

music official programming

Le Vent du Nord

Renowned as wonderful ambassadors of la Francophonie, the multi-award winning and highly acclaimed Le Vent du Nord is a leading force in Quebec’s progressive folk movement. Along with their terrific musicianship the band is now presenting...

16 November 2018 at 18:00

music official programming

Sina Bathaie

Iranian-Canadian composer and Santur player Sina Bathaie’s newest album, Ray of Hope, is bursting with hope, peace, & love which has been captured musically in the album. This unique form of world fusion music blends the traditional Persian Santur...

16 November 2018 at 14:30

dance official programming

Simone Grøtte Company

I ask granddad what sound he remembers best from the war.“The hatch that was battened down above us when the torpedo alarm sounded.” He recounts how he was forcibly evacuated on the German ship Karl Arp. Why hadn’t I heard about this? Why...

15 November 2018 at 14:30

music official programming

BELLFLOWER

The sound of Montreal band BELLFLOWER is one that is rare, rich and powerful. The music is driven by the ingenuity of eight exceptional musicians assembled around singer-songwriter Em Pompa, whose powerful voice transports us with poetic lyrics...

16 November 2018 at 18:00

circus official programming

Jamie Adkins

World renowned clown, juggler, and comic acrobat, Jamie Adkins, stumbles onstage, desperately trying to become the man he imagines himself to be. Sometimes endearing with his skillfully awkward juggling, his character always ends up touching the...

14 November 2018 at 14:30

dance official programming

Virpi Pahkinen Dance Company

Deep Time explores the archaeology of music - leading up to its vibrating present time. A journey combining melancholic sounds of the bronze horn, frisky marimba techno, as well as high-frequency chirps of echolocating bats. The dancers appear as...

15 November 2018 at 14:30

multidisciplinary arts official programming

Gruejarm Production

This enormously entertaining and very creative magic show boasts a cast of Korea’s greatest illusion artists in an enchanting, engaging and hilarious show like no other. A multi-faceted art performance based on Magic combining ingenious stage...

14 November 2018 at 14:30

theatre official programming

Kidoons/WYRD Productions

BOOM is the most presented new play in Canada, written, directed and performed by Rick Miller. Entertainment Weekly called Miller “one of the 100 most creative people alive today.” BOOM is an explosive solo performance that documents the music,...

15 November 2018 at 18:00