Les Ballets De Montreal presents Dance Me is an exclusive new creation inspired by the rich and profound work of Montreal-based poet, artist and songwriter, Leonard Cohen and it is coming to the Burton Cummings Theatre, September 17.
Approved by Leonard Cohen during his lifetime, and under the artistic direction of Louis Robitaille and the strong and bold dramaturgy of Eric Jean, this riveting homage to the famed poet-singer-songwriter evokes the grand cycles of existence in five seasons, as described in Cohen’s deeply reflective music and poems.
Tickets start at $39.50 plus fees and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, June 8 at ticketmaster.ca.
Three internationally renowned choreographers 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.