Photos by Alex Paillon.
Cas Public celebrates 30 years of creation with Suites ténébreuses/The Monsters, a production in semidarkness from whose shadows emerge the monsters that inhabit our childhood imagination, the most disturbing of which continue to haunt us as we age.
We’ll be screening the full performance right here from Friday 26 February, 7.30pm and it will be available to watch all weekend!
Age suitability: for all audiences 9+ years.
Choreography & Artistic Direction: Hélène Blackburn
Assistant to the Artistic Direction: Cai Glover
Rehearsal Masters: Jérémy Galdéano and Alisia Pobega
Dancers: Cai Glover, John Michael Canfield, Alexander Ellison, Jaym O’Esso, Kennedy Henry, Laura Vande Zande
Music: Dear Criminals
Lighting Design: Lucie Bazzo en collaboration avec Étienne Fournier et Hélène Blackburn
Scenography: Hélène Blackburn and Lucie Bazzo
Costumes: Michael Slack
Animations: Marjolaine Leray
Technical Direction & Sound: Slim Dakhlaoui
Lighting: Étienne Fournier
Video Production: Productions Agile
Producer: Jérémy Busque
Camera Operators: Keven Lachance and Guillaume Roberts Cambron
The Monsters is a creation of Cas Public in co-production with Lucie Bazzo and l’Agora de la danse. This production has benefited of artistic residencies: Agora de la danse (Montreal, Canada), Royal Opera House (London, United Kingdom), Teatralia (Madrid, Spain) and Théâtre Paul Eluard (Bezons, France).
Cas Public receives financial support from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, the Conseil des arts du Canada and from the Conseil des arts de Montréal.
NOTICE TO ALL SPECTATORS
Cas Public wishes to inform viewers that this webcast presented in collaboration with Agora de la danse complies with the health measures issued by Quebec Public Health for the performing arts sector and theaters and the CNESST. The six dancers you will see on stage work only for Cas Public, and that among them are two couples living at the same address.
ABOUT CAS PUBLIC
Founded in 1989 by choreographer Hélène Blackburn, Cas Public is a contemporary dance company based in Montreal, Canada. In 2001, the company successfully carved out a niche in the young audience market with the goal of introduction the public to contemporary dance and contributing to its development. Cas Public thus defines itself as a contemporary dance company dedicated to producing works for all audiences. Recognized for its high-energy, high-performance dance, Cas Public has staked its reputation on the exceptional quality of its works coupled with its presence on national and international stages.