"This fusion between live music and dance is a veritable gift from heaven."
- Voir (Canada)
Based in Montréal and founded by renowned Artistic Director and choreographer Ginette Laurin in 1984, O Vertigo Danse has been a dynamic force in the dance world for more than 25 years. They return to the Pillow for the first time in over a decade, performing La Vie Qui Bat (The Beat of Life), an award-winning contemporary work danced to "Drumming" by pioneering composer Steve Reich, performed live by members of the Quebec Contemporary Music Society. Equal parts dance performance and live music, this powerful work follows the flow of the acclaimed score and unfolds in a play of opposites--graceful, rigorous, subtle, and bold.
Wednesday, August 7 through Saturday, August 10 at 8pm
Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11 at 2pm
Tickets: $39, $49, $59
$10 Youth Tickets, sponsored by ALEX®, available for Friday, August 9 at 8pm, Saturday, August 10 at 2pm, and Sunday, August 11 at 2pm. Every Youth Ticket (17 and younger) must be accompanied by an adult ticket.
The performance is 60 minutes with no intermission.
Dancing to Steve Reich, Saturday, August 10 at 4pm
Steve Reich's music has been heard here in dances by Lar Lubovitch, Eliot Feld, Shen Wei and many others, and now O Vertigo Danse Artistic Director Ginette Laurin talks about her approach while screening other examples. Click here for a full schedule of free PillowTalks.
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