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Cutting Through the Noise is an energetic journey, an exaltation through the body and the music, a stream of liberating states, a search for identity carried by generous and insatiable beings. Given that the project was conceived during the second year of the pandemic, dance here is reinvested as an act of resilience.


On stage, 12 performers activate the space through a succession of steps in a forward motion towards the audience, allowing a series of subtle transformations to unfold. A playlist inspired by EBM (electronic body music), evoking the energy of a club, propels the movement. At the heart of this choreographic drift is a certain nostalgia, electric youth, and imagery belonging to the Post-Internet Generation. For Morin, the title of the piece claims a reappropriation of the body by this new generation – who are actively trying to find their way in a noisy world where screens reign more than ever, where sustained attention is increasingly difficult.

Choreography Alexandre Morin

Performance Rodrigo Alvarenga, Myriam Arseneault, Clémence Dinard, Aurélie Figaro, Valmont Harnois, Benjamin Harvey, Marianne Lataillade, Nils Levazeux, Marianne Murphy, Rosalie Paquette, Émile de Vasconcelos-Taillefer and Evelynn Yan

Sound and Video Jonathan Goulet

Dramaturgy Mathieu Leroux

Rehearsal Director Lucie Vigneault

Lighting Jon Cleveland

Costumes Fany McCrae

Technical Director Sophie Robert

Production Director Alexandre Morin


Creation residencies Département de danse de l'UQAM + École de danse contemporaine de Montréal

Cutting Through the Noise has received the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, le Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec and le Conseil des arts de Montréal.


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