Shows in Montreal

Death and the Maiden

May 14-23, 2015

Inspired by the eponymous score by Franz Schubert, this creation is rooted in Greek mythology : the abduction of Kore, the daughter of Demeter, goddess of the harvest, by the God of Hell, Death. This myth, a veritable analogy of the cycle of seasons, was... Read more

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Kaguyahime

October 15-30, 2015

Kaguyahime, or Princess Kaguya, is the protagonist of a 10th-century Japanese folk tale that has inspired countless films, books, plays, cartoons, mangas and video games. It is also the title of a work by Japanese composer Maki Ishii, for which he asked

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The Nutcracker

DECEMBER 11-30, 2015

On Christmas Eve, the entire family gathers to celebrate at the home of little Clara. Her godfather, Dr.Drosselmeyer, gives her a beautiful wooden nutcracker, which her brother Fritz breaks in a fit of jealousy. Fortunately, her godfather, who is also

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Coppélia

Franz, a young man from a Polish village, falls madly in love with Coppélia, a young beauty he has seen in Dr. Coppelius’ workshop. Furious and jealous, his fiancée—Swanhilde—sets off to meet this mystery woman and breaks into the secret

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Préludes

Mach 10-19, 2016

Dim Light of Dawn is a tribute to the genius that was Sergei Rachmaninoff. Talented Swiss choreographer Ken Ossola leads us into the mind of the famous Russian composer and pianist, exploring the light and darkness that inhabit us all. It is a

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Don Quixote

may 5-7, 2016

17th century Spain—Don Quixote de la Mancha daydreams of his illusory love, Dulcinea. Enthralled by the many romantic novels he reads day in and out, he decides to seek his true love. Along with his faithful servant, Sancho Panza, he travels across

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Dream Away

May 26 to June 4, 2016

What if your life really was about the nights?


A couple lives a tormented life. The woman is haunted by dreams; he is free from any such troubles but warns her against the power of imagination. Night after night, her visions tirelessly come to

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