Circus, Theatre

Per te.

Compagnia Finzi Pasca

Salle Hydro-Québec

At the confluence of circus and theatre, this production is a poetic, musical, and sensory recreation of the imaginary world of a woman who left us too soon. Daniele Finzi Pasca, well-known for his creations with Éloize and Cirque du Soleil, developed this compelling show as a tribute to his spouse, who died in May 2016. A dazzling hymn to the richness of life and love, marking the return to Quebec City of the creator of the unforgettable solo performance Icaro.

Director’s Note

On a gutted stage, technicians and artists move like cats in the dark, preparing and diving slowly into the story. The story gradually envelopes the audience member: it’s the story of a book offered as a gift, a garden to build, and a fight like this one that we all, sooner or later, will have to go through.

Julie believed that all people should try to build an internal garden where they can take refuge, where they can welcome those they love, those that are lost, and those they want to meet in a personal space. So we will tell this story with a bench and a garden. We’ll include the fragility that each of us protects with armour as well as fond memories of her laughter, her notebooks filled with annotations and calculations, her advice, and her dreams.

We have often told these stories behind closed doors, imagined in the secret box we carry attached to the top of our shoulders in which we create dreams and imaginary journeys. This show is dedicated to those who plant the seeds that become trees and to those who create open, imagined places for reflection and for soothing the soul.

- Daniele Finzi Pasca
In French

Oct 30 to Nov 1, 2019 — 135 minutes with intermission $39 — $55

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Photo Credit : Viviana Cangialosi - Compagnia Finzi Pasca
Photo Credit : Viviana Cangialosi - Compagnia Finzi Pasca
Photo Credit : Viviana Cangialosi - Compagnia Finzi Pasca
Photo Credit : Viviana Cangialosi - Compagnia Finzi Pasca
Photo Credit : Viviana Cangialosi - Compagnia Finzi Pasca
Photo Credit : Viviana Cangialosi - Compagnia Finzi Pasca

What People Are Saying...

A show for remembering, loving and celebrating life.

La FM, Bogotá

The eyes fill with beauty; the heart with poetry and lightness.

BergamoTV

It’s above all an act of love—generous, passionate, personal...

La Regione

Performers

Allegra Spernanzoni
Andrée-Anne Gingras-Roy
Beatriz Sayad
David Menes
Jess Gardolin
Evelyne Laforest
Félix Salas
Francesco Lanciotti
Jens Leclerc
Marco Paoletti
Nicolò Baggio
Rolando Tarquini
Stéphane Gentilini
Micol Veglia

Credits

Playwright, Director, Co-Lighting Designer, and Co-Choreographer Daniele Finzi Pasca

Music and Orchestration, Sound Designer and Choreographer Maria Bonzanigo
Set and Property Designer Hugo Gargiulo
Production Advisor Antonio Vergamini
Costume Designer Giovanna Buzzi
Co-Lighting Designer and Production Director Alexis Bowles

Video Designer Roberto Vitalini for bashiba.com
Air Sculpture Designer Daniel Wurtzel
Co-Sound Designer and Head Sound Technician Fabio Lecce

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