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FEB 21-24, 2019

WORLD PREMIERE

Choreographed by acclaimed Canadian dance artist Peggy Baker, who we are in the dark offers the immediacy of daring contemporary dance, supercharged live music, and sophisticated design elements from artists working with pigment, projection, and light. Jeremy Gara and Sarah Neufeld, both members of Grammy Award-winning rock band Arcade Fire, are joined on stage by seven extraordinary dancers in a work that explores and illuminates shifting identities, betrayals, secrets, and intimacies played out in the dark.
 

"One of Canada's most renowned dance artists"

– THE GLOBE AND MAIL
 

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CONCEPT, CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPOSITION + DIRECTION BY
Peggy Baker
 
COMPOSITION + LIVE MUSIC BY
Sarah Neufeld + Jeremy Gara of Arcade Fire
 
VISUAL ARTIST
John Heward
 
PROJECTION DESIGNER
Jeremy Mimnagh
 
LIGHTING DESIGNER
Marc Parent
 
PHOTO
Kate Holden, David Norsworthy by Jeremy Mimnagh
DANCERS
Sarah Fregeau
Mairi Greig
Kate Holden
Benjamin Kamino
Sahara Morimoto
David Norsworthy
Jarrett Siddall
WHO WE ARE IN THE DARK IS A CO-PRODUCTION OF THE CANDANCE NETWORK CREATION FUND, DANSE DANSE, NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE, THE BANFF CENTRE AND FALL FOR DANCE NORTH IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CANADIAN STAGE AND SUPPORTED BY THE CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS.

WHO WE ARE IN THE DARK WAS DEVELOPED WITH SUPPORT FROM THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE’S NATIONAL CREATION FUND.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

7:15pm (Bluma Appel Theatre)
Professor Barry Freeman, Assistant Professor in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Toronto, discusses Robert Lepage's Theatrical canon.
A PEGGY BAKER DANCE PROJECTS PRODUCTION PRESENTED BY CANADIAN STAGE IN COLLABORATION WITH FALL FOR DANCE NORTH
DANCE PROGRAMMING SUPPORTER

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