Transfigured Night

New creation
By Stijn Celis
World premiere on May 15, 2014
Théâtre Maisonneuve
Photos credits
Belgian choreographer Stijn Celis gives us a poignant two-part piece about passion and forgiveness, the missing link between mythical and ordinary love.... Read more
Transfigured Night
Transfigured Night
Orpheus’ Gaze
Orpheus, a gifted musician, weds Eurydice, a nymph. On the day of their wedding, she perishes brutally. Devastated by his wife’s untimely death, Orpheus sets off for Hell to convince Hades, god of the underworld, to give him his loved one back.... Read more
Transfigured Night
The woman reveals to her new lover that she is pregnant with another man’s child and each movement that follows this announcement contributes to the transfiguration and the radiant fusion of these two (three!) disparate beings into one, glowing whole.... Read more
About Stijn Celis
One of the most active contemporary dance choreographers today, Belgian-born Stijn Celis first gained attention as a dancer for the Royal Ballet of Flanders, Zurich Ballet, Cullberg Ballet, Bern Ballet and Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève. His... Read more
The Music
ORPHEUS' GAZE Alexander ZEMLINSKY: Sinfonietta, Op. 23: I: Sehr Lebhaft (Presto) (Used by arrangement with European American Music Distributors Company, Canadian and U.S. agent for Universal Edition Vienna) Anton WEBERN: Passacaglia, Op. 1 (Used by... Read more
V.I.P Packages
  • The best seats
  • Backstage tour after the show
  • Parking and coat check
  • Complimentary drinks
Please note that the use of cameras during the backstage tour is forbidden. To learn more about our packages, please contact us at 514 849-0269 / 1 877 849-0269
  • Paquita V.I.P. package does not include a backstage tour for the October 16 performance.
  • The Nutcracker V.I.P. package includes a surprise gift for children.