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Persefony Songs

World Premiere
March 5 - 9, 2019

TUESDAY to Saturday AT 8pm
FLECK DANCE THEATRE, HARBOURFRONT CENTRE

Persefony Songs riffs on images from Christopher House's acclaimed choreography Persephone’s Lunch (2001), extending and reimagining its rich vocabulary to create a new work of unabashedly sensual beauty. The work, inspired by Homer’s The Odyssey, exhibits House’s ongoing exploration of the creative process, memory, fate and the expressive potential of the human body, in a highly theatrical and powerful journey.

 With a dream cast of twelve dancers and six musicans onstage, Persefony Songs features a lush new musical score by composer Thom Gill and the “breezy, whimsical and delightful” indie band, Bernice (NOW Magazine).

 Part of TDT’s Reimagining Repertoire project, supported by the Metcalf Foundation.

 Praise for Dora-nominated Persephone’s Lunch (2001):

#1 Dance Show of the Year – NOW Magazine

"emotionally moving dance" (Montreal Gazette)

 "dancing you get lost in the pleasure of watching." (Eye Weekly)

Special $20 tix for ages 29 and under - enter code TDTYOUTH19 when ordering!