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Inspired by Shakespeare, a beautiful, playful, and theatrical dance creation from the choreographer behind 2011’s Dark Matters

The Tempest Replica
 
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DATES
May 7 - May 11, 2014
THEATRE
Bluma Appel Theatre
RUN TIME
80 mins, no intermission
CHOREOGRAPHED & DIRECTED BY
Crystal Pite
PRODUCTION SPONSOR
DANCE PROGRAMMING SUPPORTER
 
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Articles and Reviews

A Kidd Pivot production presented by Canadian Stage

In her new dance piece inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest, award-winning Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite stages a game of revenge and forgiveness, where reality dances with imagination. Integrating stunning visuals, projection and an original score, The Tempest Replica is a testament to Pite’s skill as an image-maker and storyteller of rare distinction. Patrons who enjoyed Pite’s Dark Matters in 2012 will love this new theatrical and inventive dance creation.

"Acclaimed choreographer Crystal Pite’s riff on Shakespeare is the don’t-miss event of the season"
- Vancouver Sun

Pite ... is a true genius of dance." - The Globe and Mail


The Tempest Replica - Kidd Pivot | Crystal Pite


In her new dance piece inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest, award-winning Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite stages a game of revenge and forgiveness, where reality dances with imagination. Integrating stunning visuals, projection and an original score, The Tempest Replica is a testament to Pite’s skill as an image-maker and storyteller of rare distinction. Patrons who enjoyed Pite’s Dark Matters in 2012 will love this new theatrical and inventive dance creation.

reviews

  • Mooney On Theatre: "this production is something truly unique and unlike anything you're likely to have seen before"

articles

  • NOW Magazine: "Fierce choreographer moves to the spirit of The Tempest"
  • The Globe and Mail: "Taking on The Tempest, from two different angles"
  • Canadian Living: "5 reasons to see Crystal Pite’s The Tempest Replica"
  • Vancouver Sun: “Acclaimed choreographer Crystal Pite’s riff on Shakespeare is the don’t-miss event of the season”
  • The Globe and Mail: "Pite ... is a true genius of dance."
  • The Walrus: "The Tempest Replica will doubtless zig and zag between profound and foolish, high art and low — in a most Shakespearean manner — wooing audiences with an idea-rich and altogether lively dance.”
  • The Guardian: “There are few choreographers of Pite’s generation who can create such a world of invention with just seven dancers and an empty stage."
  • Toronto Star: "An Evening with Crystal Pite at Cineplex Theatres"

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