The Work of Leonard Cohen Comes to Life During a Performance of Dance Me
This season, the Ballet Jazz Montreal puts on the show of the year, spotlighting Leonard Cohen’s work. Yes, that’s right—the internationally-renowned, contemporary dance company, Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal, performs Dance Me, an exclusive creation inspired by the rich and profound work of Montreal-based poet, artist, and songwriter, Leonard Cohen. And you can see it at the F.M. Kirby Center on Tuesday, September 24th!
Approved by Cohen during his lifetime, this riveting homage to the famed artist evokes the grand cycles of existence in five seasons, as described in Cohen’s deeply reflective music and poems. Under the artistic direction of Louis Robitaille and the strong, bold dramaturgy of Eric Jean, these respected directors were entrusted with putting movement to Cohen’s legendary songs: Andonis Foniadakis, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, and Ihsan Rustem. Their powerful and profound choreographic world reflective of Cohen’s singular work is brought to life by 14 BJM performing artists.
Surrounded by a team of celebrated artists, Dance Me combines scenic, visual, musical, dramaturgical, and choreographic writing to pay tribute to Montreal’s greatest ambassador. Dance, music, lighting, scenography, and videography all come together in this unforgettable show that should not be missed. Purchase tickets now at www.kirbycenter.org.
No matter your lifestyle, B’nai B’rith Senior Apartments in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania goes out of our way to provide the ideal community atmosphere. Take your weekday or weekend plans to the next level and make note this local event in your personal planner!
Tuesday, September 24, 2019—7:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
F.M. Kirby Center
71 Public Square
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18701