Compagnie Marie Chouinard

Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring
Choreographed by Marie Chouinard



Lincoln Hall, Portland State University

Thursday January 31 - Saturday February 2, 2013 - 8:00pm



“Vigorous, wild body movements, tinged with an exceptionally eloquent primitivism, something strong and earthly that shakes your very soul.”
-La Presse (Canada)


Running Time: 70 minutes, including Brief Intermission

Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Debussy) (1994)
The Rite of Spring (Stravinsky) (1993)


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Contains Partial Nudity

We cannot think of a more appropriate company to celebrate the centennial of Igor Stravinsky’s landmark work Le Sacre de Printemps than Compagnie Marie Chouinard, making a long-awaited return to White Bird.  Based in Montreal, Quebec, Marie Chouinard has explored the poetics of the body in immediate and provocative ways, exemplified by bODY_rEMIX/gOLDBERG_vARIATIONS, the work that White Bird previously commissioned and presented.  Unlike most choreographic treatments, Chouinard has co


Master Class with Compagnie Marie Chouinard
One of the gifted dancers of this famed Montreal-based company will teach a class that shares Marie Chouinard’s unique choreographic process. For intermediate and advanced dancers.
Friday, Feb. 1, 12 noon-1:30 PM
Conduit Dance, 918 SW Yamhill
To reserve, email info [at] conduit-pdx [dot] org