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© Photo: Rod MacIvor
Dance Contemporary Cross-disciplinary

World Premiere

Trust is one of the basic tenets of life. By earning it, we gain entry into the lives of others. As a basis for social ritual, the physicality of trust—the gestures of shared values—can establish systems of belief, dependence and seduction.

This new duet by choreographer/performer Tedd Robinson and composer/performer Charles Quevillon uses trust as a base point for creative examination; a resonant encounter in an intimate and historically complex setting that invites the curious to trust the curious.

10 Gates Dancing promotes the development and performance of contemporary dance creations. Through the teaching, creation and performance of these works, 10 Gates provides entry points for the education of the public to contemporary and theatrical dance. Since its inception, under the artistic direction of Tedd Robinson, the company has created an exceptional body of work for some of the most renowned dance artists and companies in Canada and has held a unique role in the field of dance through its mentorship activities with choreographers in Canada and abroad. The company is based in Ottawa and works on national and international stages.

Your ticket includes a free shuttle bus departing from the NAC Welcome Centre (54 Elgin Street at Queen Street) one hour in advance of the performance. The shuttle bus departs at 1pm for the 2pm performance and 4pm for the 5pm performance. Bus will return to the NAC Welcome Centre immediately  following each performance.

Please note: This performance is not wheelchair accessible. We recommend bringing a sweater for the performance. 

Performance is approximately 1 hour with no intermission.

© Photo: Rod MacIvor