LES BALLETS JAZZ DE MONTRÉAL | DANCE ME
National Arts Centre
1, rue Elgin, Ottawa, (Ontario), K1P 5W1
Dance Me is an exclusive creation inspired by the rich and profound work of Montréal-based poet, artist and songwriter, Leonard Cohen. The show returns to the NAC by popular demand after a sold out run here in February 2018 and extensive touring nationally and internationally. A Canadian literary giant, Cohen’s songs are poetic evocations of the songwriter’s unerring insights into the human experience. Inspired by his inimitable music, and using a selection of his most beloved songs, renowned choreographers Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Andonis Foniadakis and Ihsan Rustem have created a spectacular multimedia work. Approved by Leonard Cohen during his lifetime, and under the artistic direction of Louis Robitaille and the strong and bold dramaturgy of Éric Jean, this riveting homage to the famed poet-singer-songwriter evokes the grand cycles of existence in five seasons, as described in Cohen’s deeply reflective music and poems. An internationally renowned repertory company founded in...