Chore­og­ra­pher Estelle Clare­ton

Artist-in-res­i­dence at Cen­ten­nial

Stanstead Journal - - LENOXVILLE NEWS -

Start­ing Au­gust 18th through Au­gust 22nd, Cen­ten­nial The­atre wel­comes chore­og­ra­pher Estelle Clare­ton and dancers from her com­pany (Brice Noeser, Ka­tia Petrow­ick, Annie Géli­nas, Annie Gagnon) as they put the fi­nal touches to a work for young au­di­ences cur­rently ti­tled Kids. This dance res­i­dency at Cen­ten­nial The­atre is made pos­si­ble through a grant by Canada Coun­cil for the Arts. We in­vite the com­mu­nity to see the work in progress dur­ing an open pre­sen­ta­tion on Fri­day, Au­gust 22nd at 3 p.m. at Cen­ten­nial The­atre. Ad­mis­sion is free, all are wel­come, es­pe­cially chil­dren 12 and un­der.

In past sea­sons, Estelle Clare­ton has pre­sented some works at Cen­ten­nial The­atre namely Mon­sieur (2004-2005) and S’en­v­oler (2011-2012) cre­ated for dance com­pany Mon­tréal Danse.

Founded in 1999 in Mon­tréal, Créa­tions Estelle Clare­ton (for­merly named Créa­tion Caféine) is a com­pany based on re­search and chore­o­graphic cre­ation, a place where free­dom and ex­per­i­men­ta­tion abound. Chore­og­ra­pher Estelle Clare­ton is best known for her orig­i­nal chore­o­graphic works where lan­guages are weaved. Her chore­o­graphic sig­na­ture is rec­og­niz­able, hy­brid, hu­man and en­gaged in re­flex­ion. He ties to the the­atre and the cir­cus con­trib­ute to a strong and phys­i­cal body of work. Her lat­est creations let the body speak in a dance that while re­main­ing the­atri­cal, seeks to un­fold through evo­ca­tion. Themes of lost iden­tity and a quest for au­ton­omy are im­bued in her re­cent works. For more in­for­ma­tion :­tel­le­clare­ RE­MINDER : In­di­vid­ual tick­ets are on sale as of Au­gust 18th. Box Of­fice 819-822-9692. Web­site: www.cen­ten­ni­althe­

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Estelle Clare­ton

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