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Guelph Dance Festival: On the Stage A

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Tempo al Dente, Lina Cruz/Fila 13 Productions photo by Maxime Daigle

Presented By Guelph Dance:

The On the Stage series presents a mixed program of contemporary dance by diverse and exciting artists from across Canada. Stage A features:

Susie Burpee / Robyn Thomson Kacki
Cotton Handkerchiefs and Dog’s Tears 2017
Choreographer: Tedd Robinson

Tedd Robinson has created an “elegiac ‘Godot-esque’ world in which dancers Susie Burpee and Robyn Thomson Kacki appear as co-conspirators” (Holly Harris, Dance International). Robinson’s signature handling of objects and use of idiosyncratic gesture creates a sense of ritual purpose in this enigmatic and poignant duet.

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre
Choreographer: Jennifer Archibald 2017

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” – Napoleon Hill

Lina Cruz-Fila 13 Productions
Tempo al Dente 2017
Choreographer: Lina Cruz

What to do with a two-faced clock running around like a chicken without head?

Domestication, domestication! Carefree and nonchalant, two adventurous characters depart on a grand voyage, a pet clock, finally perfectly domesticated, follows obediently at their feet…

For the full schedule of Festival events and programming details, visit guelphdance.ca/festival/

Advance ticket pricing available until May 25. Regular pricing starts May 26.

eyeGO price not available online – call the Box Office to order.

Everyone must have a ticket, including infants and children.