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Toronto: Young People’s Theatre presents “The 26 Letter Dance” February 26 to March 16
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Young People’s Theatre (YPT) is pleased to welcome back Montreal’s Bouge de là and their inventive, interactive show, The 26 Letter Dance. Presented on the Mainstage, February 26 to March 16, this bold and playful work inspires kids to dance to the beat of their own drum – based on the alphabet!
Choreographer Hélène Langevin takes us on a journey through the world of letters and words in a unique experience where children not only see a dance production but actively participate in the various tableaux that punctuate the piece. The 26 Letter Dance expands the frontiers of performance for young audiences and turns the conventions of theatre inside out. It’s contemporary and poetic – and just great fun!
Directed by Hélène Langevin, The 26 Letter Dance features Ariane Boulet, Joannie Douville, Alexandre Parenteau and Georges-Nicolas Tremblay.
Co-choreographed by Hélène Langevin and Jean-François Légaré with Guest Choreographers Caroline Laurin-Beaucage, Menka Nagrani and Manuel Roque; Costume Design by Marilène Bastien; Set Design by Richard Lavoix; Music by Bernard Falaise; Lighting Design by Caroline Ross; Stage Management by Guy Fortin.
THE 26 LETTER DANCE
Created, directed and co-choreographed by Hélène Langevin
Co-choreographed by Jean-François Légaré
Produced by Bouge de là
ON THE MAINSTAGE FEB. 26-MAR. 16, 2019
RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 4-8
RUNS APPROX. 65 minutes (generally followed by a Q&A with members of the cast)
French Performances available
BOOK NOW FOR MARCH BREAK!
Weekday Performances: Feb. 26, 27 & 28 at 10:15AM and 12:45PM; March 1 at 10:15AM; March 4 at 12:45PM;
March 6 & 7 at 10:15AM and 12:45PM
Weekend Performances: March 2, 9 & 10 at 2:30PM
French Performances: March 5 at 10:15AM and 12:45PM
March Break Performances: March 12 at 1100AM & 2:30PM; March 13 & 14 at 2:30PM; March 15 at 1PM;March 16 at 2:30PM
Relaxed Performances: March 7 at 12:45PM; March 10 at 2:30PM
Young People’s Theatre | 165 Front Street East, Toronto
Tickets: $10-$39, HST & service charges extra; subject to change without notice | Online: www.youngpeoplestheatre.ca
Box Office: 416.862.2222 x2 | For more information visit www.youngpeoplestheatre.ca