The Compagnie Marie Chouinard is pleased to present a dance performance event that resonates with the existential questions that inundate our lives.

Over three days, according to schedules adapted to audiences all over the world, the dancers of the Compagnie Marie Chouinard will take turns interacting with the audience via Zoom.

These spontaneous dance performance will take their inspiration from a heartfelt wish that a member of the audience confides to a performer. In response to this desire, this first step, the dancer will play the role of medium between the forces of life and the unconscious mind of the person who has made the wish, initiating a flow of energy, a movement towards a possible enactment of change. After performing this kind of incantatory dance, reminiscent of the Pythia in ancient Greece, performers will take time to regenerate their bodies and minds before undertaking a new performance.

The performer “replies” to each wish expressed with a dance which lasts for approximately five minutes.

On each of the three days, members of the audience will be able to view all the dances and all the sharing of wishes.

This free event is open to everyone. You just need to register, and 24 hours before the performance you will be provided with a link.

This moment of exchange is our gift to you. Take the time.Time for time,
time for sharing,
time for hope,
time for intimacy,
time for change,
time for introspection,
time for joy,
time for you!

time for time 
Concept | Marie Chouinard 
Dancers (alternating) | Michael Baboolal, Adrian W.S Batts, Jossua Collin Dufour, Valeria Galluccio, Motrya Kozbur, Luigi Luna, Sayer Mansfield, Celeste Robbins, Carol Prieur and other guest dancers

Thursday, September 17, 2020: 
Six o’clock p.m. in Montreal  3 p.m. in Los Angeles  7 p.m. in Sao Paulo  10 p.m. in Dakar  midnight in Paris – 1 a.m. in Beirut  3.30 a.m. in Bangalore – 7 a.m. in Tokyo.

Friday, September 18, 2020: 
One o’clock p.m. in Montreal  10 a.m. in Los Angeles – 2 p.m. in Sao Paulo  5 p.m. in Dakar  7 p.m. in Paris – 8 p.m. in Istanbul  10.30 p.m. in Bangalore  2 a.m. in Tokyo.

Saturday, September 19, 2020: 
Eight o’clock a.m. in Montreal  5 a.m in Los Angeles  9 a.m. in Sao Paulo noon in Dakar – 2 p.m. in Paris – 3 p.m. in Palestine  5.30 p.m. in Bangalore  9 p.m. in Tokyo.

About Marie Chouinard

Marie Chouinard, dancer and choreographer, is the general and artistic director of the COMPAGNIE MARIE CHOUINARD, the founding president of the Prix de la Danse de Montréal, and has served as the director of dance for the Venice Biennale since 2017. An author, lighting designer, scenographer and director, her opus also includes installations, performances, films, photographs, drawings, books and a mobile application.