Beamish folds himself into an endless series of contorted postures, many of which seem to defy the laws of gravity... Alexander Varty, The Georgia Straight (Radios, Ame Henderson)
Co-presented with La Nouvelle Scène
New York-based Canadian Joshua Beamish has earned the respect and admiration of his peers and critics worldwide both for his technically astonishing and articulate style as a dancer and his distinctive, meticulous choreographic approach to the body in space. In radios Beamish performs work by NAC Associate Dance Artist and agent provocateur of Canadian dance, Ame Henderson. Concerto is both created and performed by Beamish to the music of J.S. Bach.
Til 120, Again (choreography Idan Sharabi)
The Eight Propositions (co-choreography Belinda McGuire, Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten)
Fellow Canadian Belinda McGuire, who also now calls New York home, is celebrated for her physical discipline and emotional range as a performer and choreographer. In Til 120, Again Israeli choreographer Idan Sharabi is muse to McGuire’s creative genius, with a new look at a signature piece inspired by the Hebrew birthday blessing and set to music by Chopin. The Eight Propositions is McGuire's new solo co-choreographed with Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten.
Vice Versa (choreography Nicole Mossoux)
Belgian Nicole Mossoux’s creative output has been characterized by performances that meet at the intersection between dance and theatre. Working in close collaboration with partner Patrick Bonté, Cie Mossoux-Bonté presents Vice Versa – a seductive duo for two female dancers performed to the hypnotic folk song Les Anneaux de Marianson, interpreted by Quebecois storyteller/singer Michel Faubert, founder of Les Charbonniers de l’enfer.