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The Rite of Spring

Compagnie Marie Chouinard

In the trajectory of Marie Chouinard, The Rite of Spring occupies a special place. Choosing to revisit this powerful hymn to life, the choreographer creates her first work based on a musical score.

Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring explores a New World in its own way and marks the entry of dance into modernity. Marie Chouinard finds in this avant-garde work an original pulsation in resonance with her own gestures. Far from constraining the rhythm of his dance, the breath of this powerful score inspires it, accompanies it and energizes it, both the echo and the musical counterpoint of an organic, vigorous and exalted choreography.


Every form, for Marie Chouinard, is the deployment in space of a particular vital impulse. Unlike the choreographers who have approached it so far, she built her Rite around solos, seeking to awaken in a movement that is both strong and clear, the intimate mystery of each dancer.

credits

Design, artistic direction and choreography Marie Chouinard Music Sound signatures Rober Racine, 1992, The Rite of Spring Igor Stravinsky, 1913 Lights Marie Chouinard Costumes L Vandal Accessories Zaven Paré Makeup Jacques-Lee Pelletier Hairstyles Daniel Éthier Performers Carol Prieur, Valeria Galluccio, Paige Culley , Motrya Kozbur, Clémentine Schindler, Luigi Luna, Jossua Collin Dufour, Adrian WS Batt, Celeste Robbins, Michael Baboolal and Rose Gagnol


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