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Les Choses dernières – Excerpt 2016

Freely inspired by Paul Auster’s novel Le Voyage d’Anna Blume, Les Choses dernières is a work created in 1994 by Lucie Grégoire and revived on the occasion of her company’s thirtieth anniversary.

Recorded at l’Agora de la danse, Montreal, March 9 to 12 mars 2016. Direction and editing: Paulo Castro-Lopes. Recording: Paulo Castro-Lopes et Mario Calvé

Choreography: Lucie Grégoire
Dancer: Isabelle Poirier
Original music: Robert M. Lepage
Lighting design: Alain Lortie, recreated by Marc Parent
Costumes, makeup, and hair: Angelo Barsetti
Floor patina: Hélène Lussier, recreated by Angela Rassenti
Rehearsal director: Dodik Gédouin
Direction technique et de la régie : Pierre Lavoie
Sonorisation : Nicolas Borycki

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Choreographic toolkit: Les Choses dernières

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Created in 1994 and loosely based on Paul Auster’s novel, In the Country of Last Things, this solo piece is the culmination of Lucie Grégoire’s tireless quest to understand identity. In 2016, Grégoire transmitted the work to Isabelle Poirier, another dancer renowned for her intensity,...

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Les Choses dernières press kit

This document gathers all the press articles surrounding the work Les Choses dernières (1994) by Lucie Grégoire (some articles in English).

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