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    BJM - Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

    Casualties of Memory

    Itzik Galili

    O Balcão de Amor

    Itzik Galili

    Soul

    Andonis Foniadakis
    2. 3. 4. 5 Oct 2019
  • BJM - Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

    Casualties of Memory

    Itzik Galili

    O Balcão de Amor

    Itzik Galili

    Soul

    Andonis Foniadakis
    2. 3. 4. 5 Oct 2019
  • BJM - Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

    Casualties of Memory

    Itzik Galili

    O Balcão de Amor

    Itzik Galili

    Soul

    Andonis Foniadakis
    2. 3. 4. 5 Oct 2019
  • BJM - Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

    Casualties of Memory

    Itzik Galili

    O Balcão de Amor

    Itzik Galili

    Soul

    Andonis Foniadakis
    2. 3. 4. 5 Oct 2019

BJM - Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal - Itzik Galili + Andonis Foniadakis

  • Montreal
  • BJM - Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

    Casualties of Memory

    Itzik Galili
  • O Balcão de Amor

    Itzik Galili
  • Soul

    Andonis Foniadakis
Length – 95 min. including intermission Venue – Théâtre Maisonneuve
2 October 2019 - 8 PM
3 October 2019 - 8 PM
4 October 2019 - 8 PM
5 October 2019 - 8 PM

Tickets start at $30.00

Post-performance talk with the artists

    Wednesday October 2, 2019
    Friday October 4, 2019

School matinée

Thursday October 3, 2 p.m.

Evening program

The spectacular dance of Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal lights up the stage with a triple bill featuring two great international choreographers and a group of virtuoso dancers whose performances dazzle audiences everywhere they go. An explosion of sheer delight, BJM style! 

Beloved by Montreal audiences, BJM travels the world with a repertoire that showcases a very expressive athletic style blending elements of ballet and contemporary dance. This triple bill features choreographer Itzik Galili’s O Balcão de Amor, a piece infused with Caribbean heat and humour and pulsating with the energy of youth and a touch of absurdity, and Casualties of Memory, a highly physical work that celebrates life to the rhythm of percussive darbuka music. For his third collaboration with BJM, Andonis Foniadakis presents Soul, a vertiginous duo inspired by the song Ball and Chain, made famous by Janis Joplin and covered here by Quebec’s Angel Forrest. The hard-hitting music and lyrics mirror the technical and sensual intensity of the dance. Breathtaking!

  • Itzik Galili

    Itzik Galili

    An accomplished choreographer and a veteran of the European dance scene, his work has charmed audiences across Europe. His impressive track record includes 60 original works and pieces commissioned by prestigious companies such as Bale da Cidade in Sao Paulo, Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, Batsheva Dance Company, Royal Finnish Ballet, Bayerishces Staatsoper Munich, Dutch National Ballet, Nederlands Dans Theater II and Scapino Ballet. He was the...

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  • Andonis Foniadakis

    Andonis Foniadakis

    Greek-born choreographer Andonis Foniadakis began his career as a professional dancer with the Ballet de l’Opéra de Lyon (1996–2002), where he worked with such leading choreographers as Maguy Marin and Jiří Kylián. He founded his own company, Apotosoma, in 2003. He has choreographed for numerous other companies, including the Béjart Ballet Lausanne (Switzerland), the Sydney Dance Company (Australia) and the National Dance Company of...

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  • BJM - Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

    An internationally renowned contemporary dance company, BJM – Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal is a repertory company that presents a hybrid form of dance that combines the aesthetics of classical ballet and embraces many other different styles of dance. Founded in 1972 by Geneviève Salbaing, Eva von Gencsy and Eddy Toussaint, the company has pursued its own unique path over the decades. Very contemporary in its current approach, BJM...

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Casualties of Memory 

Choregraphy Itzik Galili. 
Music Les Fréres Grand with the participation of Joseph Khoury, percussionist. 
Lighting Design Itzik Galili. 
Stage Manager Daniel Ranger. 
Costume Design Itzik Galili. 
Costumes Realization Anne-Marie Veevaete. 
World Premiere February 2018, Boston, USA. 

O Balcão de Amor 

Choregraphy Itzik Galili. 
Music Pérez Prado. 
Lighting Design Itzik Galili. 
Stage Manager Daniel Ranger. 
Costume Design Itzik Galili. 
Costumes Realization Anne Marie Veevate. 
World Premier2 September 2016, L’Assomption. 

Soul

Artistic director Louis Robitaille. 
Choregraphy Andonis Foniadakis. 
Dancers Céline Cassone, Jayson Syrette. 
Music Ball and Chain interpreted by Angel Forrest accompanied by Sylvain Coulombe, Alec McElcheran, Ricky Paquette.  
Lighting Design Mikki Kunttu. 
Costume Design Andonis Foniadakis. 
Costumes Realization Anne-Marie Veevaete.  
World Premiere December 2018, Chartres, France. 

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