Video interview

Destruction — Thou shalt not kill. Jacques Moisan meets Alexandre Carlos

Place
Studio Lucie Grégoire
Date
May 4, 2022
Editor
Alexandre Zacharie
Recording
Nessa Ghassemi-Bakhtiari
Length
48 min 06
Production
Espace Perreault et Le fils d'Adrien danse

Destruction – That shalt not kill

Harold Rhéaume interviews Alexandre Carlos dancer in the 2021 version of Les Dix Commandements and Jacques Moisan, dancer of the 1998 version.

 

For this intense role, the choreographer chose two dancers who could incarnate both the strange and the destructive. It was a difficult role, particularly for Jacques Moisan, for whom the score evoked the tragedy of Polytechnique. The discussion explored how the dancers approached their roles. Excerpts of 1998 and 2021 also reveal the transformation of the play in terms of the lighting and music and the dancers’ movements.

Project

Les dix commandements: Encounters (1998–2021)

Co-production

In 1998, Harold Rhéaume created his first major work, Les dix commandements, which examines complex issues related to the values and moral codes that hold a society together. His company, Le fils d’Adrien danse, celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2021. To mark the occasion, it…

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