Known for her rich and unconventional practice, Clara Furey the choreographer never fails to astonish with her unexpected approach. In her first full-length group work, she draws the audience into a sombre and intimate world that questions the radiance of bodies. Together with composer Tomas Furey and a quartet of performers, she animates the philosophical concept of darkness. “Darkness pulls everything in. The shapes, the fires, animals, myself, how easily it gathers us”, wrote RainerMaria Rilke. Enlisting that notion, Clara Furey constructs a choreographic work about the resonance of the senses. Bodies poised between tension and harmony, an interplay of contrasts, Cosmic Love is multiple, savage and tender.
After studying music at the Conservatoire de Paris, then dance at the École de danse contemporaine de Montréal, Clara Furey developed an interest in mixed forms, in the languages and codes that make up the performing arts. She began her artistic career as a singer and composer before turning to dance, acting and cinema, most notably appearing in Guy Maddin’s film The Forbidden Room.After dancing for numerous choreographers,...Read more about Clara Furey \ Artiste associée Par B.L.eux
Concept and Artistic Direction Clara Furey.
Choreography Clara Furey in collaboration with Francis Ducharme, Peter Jasko, Winnie Ho, Benjamin Kamino.
Dancers Clara Furey, Francis Ducharme, Winnie Ho, Peter Jasko, Benjamin Kamino.
Composer / Musician Tomas Furey.
Lighting Design Alexandre Pilon-Guay.
Technical Director Samuel Thériault.
Dramaturg Christopher Willes.
Dramaturg and Artistic Counselor Angelique Willkie.
Researcher Zoé Vos.
Partners and creation support Par B.L.eux, CCOV, Garage Nardini (Bassano del Grappa), Usine C, Arsenal, Espace Marie Chouinard, Danse à la carte, M.A.I, Arsenal, art contemporain / Danse Danse.
Co-production Danse Danse.