WORLD PREMIEREChoreographed by acclaimed Canadian dance artist Peggy Baker, who we are in the dark offers the immediacy of daring contemporary dance, supercharged live music, and sophisticated design elements from artists working with pigment, projection, and light. Jeremy Gara and Sarah Neufeld, both members of Grammy Award-winning rock band Arcade Fire, are joined on stage by seven extraordinary dancers in a work that explores and illuminates shifting identities, betrayals, secrets, and intimacies played out in the dark.
"One of Canada's most renowned dance artists"
– THE GLOBE AND MAIL
- Location: Bluma Appel Theatre
- DANCE + MUSIC
CONCEPT, CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPOSITION + DIRECTION BYPeggy Baker
COMPOSITION + LIVE MUSIC BYSarah Neufeld + Jeremy Gara of Arcade Fire
VISUAL ARTISTJohn Heward
PROJECTION DESIGNERJeremy Mimnagh
LIGHTING DESIGNERMarc Parent
PHOTOKate Holden, David Norsworthy by Jeremy Mimnagh
WHO WE ARE IN THE DARK IS A CO-PRODUCTION OF THE CANDANCE NETWORK CREATION FUND, DANSE DANSE, NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE, THE BANFF CENTRE AND FALL FOR DANCE NORTH IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CANADIAN STAGE AND SUPPORTED BY THE CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS.
WHO WE ARE IN THE DARK WAS DEVELOPED WITH SUPPORT FROM THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE’S NATIONAL CREATION FUND.
Pre-show chats are free with a ticket to that evening's performance
Thursday, April 13, 20177:15pm (Bluma Appel Theatre)
Professor Barry Freeman, Assistant Professor in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Toronto, discusses Robert Lepage's Theatrical canon.