SUN RA ARKESTRA MEETS MONTREAL TALENT FOR TOP DANCE EVENT

Posted on November 22nd, 2010 by .

A must-see event arrives in Montreal!  This multimedia show combines dance performance and big band music.  This amazing happening highlights the talents of the Coleman Lemieux Dance Company, the musicians of Sun Ra Arkestra – ‘’the missing link between Duke Ellington and Public Enemy’ (Rolling Stone Magazine) – and ten dynamic dancers  – including the famed Margie Gillis and Carol Prieur (Dancer of the Year 2010 – Tanz Magazine).  You will see puppets, hear great music and be awed by the visuals. The joyful collaboration between the different disciplines produces a show unlike any other.  The Sun Ra Arkestra group, based in Philadelphia, is internationally famous, travelling throughout the world for their inimitable performances under the direction of avant-garde saxophone player Marshall Allen – still fantastic at the young age of 85! .

Hymn to the Universe was choreographed by Bill Coleman, with musical direction by Marshall Allen.  The notes of the celebrated musician Sun Ra are the pivot of the pieces, to which the dancers add their sensual and captivating movements.

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie was founded in 2000 in Quebec by Bill Coleman and Laurence Lemieux. The repertoires of their company are unlike any other:  innovative, eccentric – and fabulous.  Don’t miss this show when you are in town – or come to Montreal just to see it!

DETAILS

Hymn to the Universe

Cinquième Salle, Place des Arts
175 Ste Catherine Street West
tel: 514-842-2112
1-866-842-2112
www.pda.ca

December 1 – 11, 2010

Métro :  Place des Arts

WHILE YOU’RE IN THE NEIGHBOORHOOD

Have a fun meal in the Quartier des Spectacles.

Brasserie T

1425 Jeanne Mance
Montreal
tel: 514-282-0808

Restaurant F Bar

1485 Jeanne Mance
Montreal
tel: 514-289-4558

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