The Associates

Étude no 1 / A Picture of You Falling / Echo

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Toronto Dance Theatre, Echo © Guntar Kravis
“We’re thrilled to be presenting three of our remarkable Associate Dance Artists on this unique program – a wonderful opportunity to see some of the finest Canadian choreographic talents.” Cathy Levy

Initiated to create and foster a mutually enriching community of artists, the NAC Associate Dance Artists program bears witness to the enormous wealth of dance talent in Canada. These remarkable evenings feature Marie Chouinard’s legendary solo Étude no 1 danced in steel-toed shoes; Crystal Pite’s A Picture of You Falling performed by the astonishing duo of Anne Plamondon and Peter Chu; and Christopher House’s dynamic Echo, in which ten dancers from Toronto Dance Theatre inhabit a world of beautiful creatures, dark angels and lost souls.

Co-producers: A Picture of You Falling, Canada Dance Festival (Ottawa). Étude no 1, ImPulsTanz – International Dance Festival (Vienna), Canada Dance Festival (Ottawa)

video: Echo
Toronto Dance Theatre, Echo © Guntar Kravis
Lucie Mongrain in Étude no 1 for whom the work was created in 2001. © Sylvie-Ann Paré
Anne Plamondon in A Picture of You Falling © Michael Slobodian