Groupe RUBBERBANDance - Vraiment doucement

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  • Groupe RUBBERBANDance

    Vraiment doucement

    Victor Quijada
Length – 70 min. Venue – Théâtre Maisonneuve
5 December 2018 - 8 PM
6 December 2018 - 8 PM
7 December 2018 - 8 PM
8 December 2018 - 8 PM

Tickets start at $36.00

Post-performance talk with the artists

    Wednesday December 5, 2018
    Friday December 7, 2018

30 years and under

school groups

With 10 performers accompanied by live music, and well versed in his RUBBERBAND Method and signature movement style, Victor Quijada makes an unexpected shift in direction. Vraiment doucement is a flamboyant tribute to bodies in transformation.

The dancers’ organic gestures carve the space. Against the backdrop of an unsettled time, this fragile humanity progresses to the rhythm of group logic. Quijada reframes his highly distinctive style, a fusion of the spontaneous athleticism of hip hop and the precision of ballet and contemporary dance. Disruptions rumble and build, slowly, imperceptibly, until suddenly everything shifts. While Quotient Empirique (2013) looked back on a decade of RUBBERBANDance Group’s artistic journey, Vraiment doucement explores the break points that mark both an ending and a new beginning. Driven by an irrepressible sense of urgency, the dancers embody rebellion. The culmination of a 15 year creative process, Vraiment doucement looks resolutely to the future. In this work, Quijada and his company are at the height of their art.

  • Victor Quijada

    © Isabel Rancier.

    Victor Quijada

    Victor Quijada was born in California in 1976 to Mexican parents. Over the past dozen years, he has developed a unique style of choreography that extols the various artistic influences that stimulated him as a dancer – the power and spontaneity of hip hop, the rigour and virtuosity of ballet, the evocative power of contemporary dance and its use of time and space. At times he plays with time and reality by means of video or opts for...

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Choreography Victor Quijada.
Dramaturgy Mathieu Leroux.
Original Music Jasper Gahunia.
Lighting Design Yan Lee Chan.
Costume Design Cloé Alain-Gendreau.
With Amara Barner, Jean Bui, Béatrice Larrivée, Sydney McManus, Dana Pajarillaga, Jerimy Rivera, Zack Tang, Ryan Taylor, Paco Ziel and one additional dancer.

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