Foudres is the last part of what Canadian Dave St-Pierre calls his triology on love, following on from La pornographie des ames, and Un peu de tendresse bordel de merde!, created in 2004 and 2006 respectively. The three works were programmed on alternate days at the Theatre de la Ville, and Foudres is arguably the least dreary of the three.
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Dave St-Pierre danced with, among others, Brouhaha Danse, Jean-Pierre Perrault and Daniel Léveillé (1994 -2004). In 2004, he founded the Dave St-Pierre Company. The pieces "La pornographie des âmes" (2004), "Un peu de tendresse bordel de merde" (2006) et Foudres (2012) are presented in several prestigious theaters and festivals such as the Festival D'Avignon, Le Théâtre de la Ville de Paris and the Sadler's Wells Theatre in London. Dave has been invited to create pieces on several occasions, including one solo, "Versuchperson 2.0" (2013) for the Austrian dancer Silke Grabinger presented ImPuls Tanz in Vienna, and the direction of "Macbeth / Bastard" (2015), a show inspired by Shakespeare's Macbeth for the Schauspiel Frankfurt. He collaborated with Brigitte Poupart on several projects, including the show "What's Next" (2011) and the film "Over my dead body" (2012). Dave participates as a mentor and choreographer in the show "Détruire, nous allons" (2013) of the young director Philippe Boutin. Since 2013, he began with his sidekick and artist Alex Huot to conceive and direct short videos, bonding choreography, collage and digital image animation, under the pseudonym DEARDEERyoudie.
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Louise Narboni was born in 1978. After studies in Cinema and operatic singing, she turned to shooting musical films. She is also a musical script, assistant to Opera direction and film editor, most notably on Jean-Paul Civeyrac' films, "Filles en noir" (2010) and "Malika s’est envolée" (2008). Her work includes: in 2011, Brahms 's "Concerto for piano n°2", Dvorak's "Symphony n°5", by the Paris Orchestra and Leif Ove Andsnes, "Les Contes du chat perché", opéra rural, directed by Caroline Gauthier, music by Jean-baptiste Singier (Arte).
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Choreography : Dave St-Pierre
Interpretation : Karina Champoux, Marie-Eve Carrière, Marie-Eve Quilicot, Julie Perron, Eugénie Beaudry, Joannie Douville, Sarah Lefebvre, Natacha Filiatrault, Aude Rioland, Nadine Gerspacher, Anne Thériault, Alanna Kraaijeveld, Éric Robidoux, Simon Fournier, Christian Garmatter, Frédéric Tavernini, Luc Bouchard-Boissonneault, Alexis Lefebvre, Marc-André Goulet, Milan Panet-Gigon, Renaud Lacelle-Bourdon, Julien Lemire, Vincent Morelle, Philippe Boutin, Simon-Xavier Lefebvre
Text : Éric Robidoux, Alexis Lefebvre
Additionnal music : Pierre Lapointe, Emmanuel Schwartz, Dave St-Pierre, Cat Power, Arvo Pärt
Lights : Alexandre Pilon-Guay
Costumes : Eugénie Beaudry, Dave St-Pierre
Sound : Emmanuel Schwartz
Production / Coproduction of the choreographic work : Coproduction Agora de la Danse (Montréal), Biennale de la Danse de Lyon, Access to Dance (Großhesseloh), Tanzquartier Wien (Vienne), Festival Internazionale della Creazione Contemporeana (Terni), Théâtre de la Chapelle (Montréal), Julidans Festival (Amsterdam), Le Maillon (Strasbourg), Maison de la culture Frontenac (Montréal), SommerSZENE (Salzbourg), Tanzhaus NRW (Düsseldorf)
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