Thursday-Saturday May 5-7, 8:00pm, 2016 at 8pm
Post-show talkback May 6
Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street, Vancouver
The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series
Compagnie Thor | Thierry Smits (Belgium)
A radical solo of rebellion
ReVoLt is a new work from the internationally-acclaimed Belgian choreographer Thierry Smits. A stripped-down, intense solo created for the explosive young Australian dancer Nicola Leahey, the piece is a metaphor for the oppression of the female body, and an articulation of the universal urge to resist constraint, to rebel. Leahey’s fierce physical and emotional commitment powers a tightly-wound essay on the necessity of revolt, the breach to be found, and the freedom to be won.
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ReVoLt - Trailer from Cie Thor | Thierry Smits on Vimeo.