ENSEMBLE WORKS

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très loin by Sylvie Bouchard, photo by Dahlia Katz

 

très loin

photo by Dahlia Katz

Creation in process - to premiere in October 2023

Choreography: Sylvie Bouchard

Performers: Michael Caldwell, Sierra Chin Sawdy, Pulga Muchochoma and Natasha Poon Woo

Premiere: UPCOMING in Fall 2023

Running Time: 75 minutes

très loin marries dance, visual art and sound to explore childhood trauma, dissociation, roads to recovery and the search for resilience.

 

SOLOS & DUETS

The following solos and duets can be presented individually, or combined to present a one hour program.

photo by John Lauener

photo by John Lauener

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photo by John Lauener

Woman in Blue Softly Breathing

Choreography: Lina Cruz

Performer: Sylvie Bouchard

Premiere: September 10, 2019

Running Time: 30 minutes

A mysterious creature dwelling in a woman’s moment in time…

photo by John Lauener

photo by John Lauener

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photo by John Lauener

at yes of day

Choreography: Yvonne Coutts
Performers: Marc Boivin and Sylvie Bouchard
Premiere: September 27, 2018
Running Time: 30 minutes
 

at yes of day is a study in concentration, disturbance, resistance, and acceptance.

photo by John Lauener

photo by John Lauener

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photo by John Lauener

Cross My Heart and Hope

Choreography: Denise Fujiwara

Performer: Sylvie Bouchard

Premiere: September 27, 2018

Running Time: 30 minutes

Memories float up fragmented by time, things unsaid and a desire to forget.

photo by John Lauener

photo by John Lauener

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photo by Sylvie Bouchard

Bob's Last Request!

Choreography: Tedd Robinson

Performers: Sylvie Bouchard and Gerry Trentham

Premiere: UPCOMING in Spring 2023

Running Time: 30 minutes

Before his death, Bob requested that a specific song from his band’s repertoire be performed at his funeral...

 

SITE SPECIFIC

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Les moutons

photo by Gary Mulcahey

Choreography: Sylvie Bouchard and David Danzon
Premiere: July 2003
Running Time: 30 minutes

Reality meets fantasy in this unique live performance-installation that recreates a bucolic country scene in an urban setting.

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La gigue en souvenir

photo by John Lauener

Choreography: Sylvie Bouchard

Premiere: June 26, 2008

Running Time: 12 minutes

The past comes alive through a journey inspired by the energy, the complexity and the vigour of the traditional dance from Québec.

 

PAST WORKS

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Histoire d'amour

photo by Joseph Michael Photography

Choreography: Julia Aplin, Susie Burpee, Louis-Martin Charest and Denise Fujiwara

Director and Dramaturg: Marie-Josée Chartier

Performers: Sylvie Bouchard, Brendan Wyatt and Vincent Leblanc-Beaudoin

Premiere: May 2012

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Unquiet Winds

photo by Joseph Michael Photography

Choreography: Denise Fujiwara

Performers: Sylvie Bouchard and Brendan Wyatt

Premiere: May 3, 2012

Running Time: 10 minutes

 

Inspired by medieval Japanese and European love poems, Unquiet Winds creation employs principles of Japanese Butoh dance.

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La vie

photo by John Lauener

Choreography: Sylvie Bouchard

Performer: Mairéad Filgate

Premiere: 2011

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A Flock of Flyers: Remix

photo by Joseph Michael Photography

Choreography: Sylvie Bouchard

Premiere: July 2012

 

A Flock of Flyers was originally created by Sylvie Bouchard and David Danzon, under the company CORPUS, and premiered in 1996. 

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Feather & Bill

photo by Alex Brennany

Choreography: Sylvie Bouchard and Lisa Anne Ross

Performers: Sylvie Bouchard and Lisa Anne Ross

Premiere: 2009

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L'Implorante

photo by Joseph Michael Photography

Choreography: Sylvie Bouchard

Directors: Claude Guilmain and Louise Naubert (Théâtre la Tangente) 

Performers: Sylvie Bouchard and Bernard Meney

Premiere: June 2011

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This is How We Love

photo by Joseph Michael Photography

Choreography: Susie Burpee

Performers: Sylvie Bouchard and Brendan Wyatt

Premiere: May 3, 2012

Running Time: 10 minutes

 

Quirky, passionate, and never the same from night to night, this duet is a game of love.

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L'éternel voyage

photo by John Lauener

Choreography: Sylvie Bouchard

Performers: Mairéad Filgate, Meredith Thompson and Brendan Wyatt

Premiere: October 23, 2014

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Carousel

photo by Wolf Read

Choreography: Sylvie Bouchard and David Danzon

Premiere: 1997

Carousel was first created by Sylvie Bouchard and David Danzon under the company CORPUS.

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Photuris Versicolor

photo by John Lauener

Choreography: Sylvie Bouchard and Marie-Josée Chartier

Performers: Sylvie Bouchard and Marie-Josée Chartier

Premiere: August 2015