Cultural accessibility : On June 1, 2022, attend Nadia Beugré's L'homme rare with live audio description during FTA - Festival TransAmériques.

Wed Jun 01, 2022

The June 1 performance of L’homme rare by choreographer Nadia Beugré comes with an audio description option for those who are blind and visually impaired, presented in association with FTA - Festival TransAmériques

June 1, 2022, at 7 pm
Welcoming of spectators at 5:30 pm
At Théâtre Rouge du Conservatoire
4750, avenue Henri-Julien


Show duration: 1 h 05
Audio describer: Enora Rivière

SHOW DESCRIPTION

Nadia Beugré, a socially engaged Ivorian choreographer whose work has been appearing on stages around the world for the past decade, likes to call a spade a spade. She actually has a middle name, Gbahihonon, which means “the woman who says what she sees”—something she does without prompting. This sets the tone for her work.

L’homme rare invites us to experience both the joy and light of dance and the weight and darkness of history, conveying it all with energy, generosity, humour, and power. For the first time, Beugré is directing a quintet of male dancers, who are mostly nude and seen from behind. The piece is a deconstruction of masculinity, but it’s also more than that. Through dance, Beugré takes direct aim at gender-based and post-colonial representations of the body, deploying an approach at once critical and sensual.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Ticket price
Exclusive rate of $20 
for blind and visually impaired spectators.
Free for their companions. Limited places available. 

Reservation
Reserve your place before May 2 by calling Maud at Danse-Cité at 514 525-3595 or Jeanne-Renée at FTA at 514 842-0704 + 26

Event Schedule
5:30/5:45 p.m. — Welcoming of spectators
6:00 p.m. — Meeting with the audio describer and tactile tour
7:00 p.m. — Performance of L’homme rare by Nadia Beugré
8:15 p.m. — Meeting with the artists and audio describer
9:00 p.m. — End of the event

Download the Sennheiser app before your arrival
You will need a smartphone and earphones.
[hyperlink : https://www.connectau.ca/lapplication.html]


Thanks to our partners
Connec-T, Conseil des arts de Montréal, Conseil des arts du Canada, Regroupement des aveugles et amblyopes du Montréal métropolitain, Fondation INCA, Fondation des Aveugles du Québec