Anima / Darkroom

Choreography : Lucy M. May & 7Starr Artistic Direction : Lucy M. May Performer : 7Starr Creation : 2019 Performers: 1 dancer onstage + 2 artists backstage Length : 60 min EN // Hosted in the belly of the theatre, Anima / Darkroom is a solo that feeds our hunger for communion. A Krump artistContinue reading “Anima / Darkroom”

Le Goulet

Lucy M. May/Llamaryon – Marion Desjardins, Le Goulet, 2017. Performers on stage: 1 Length : 7 min Spectators : 100-300 Short solo work, drawing on New Brunswick research on emotion and land. Looking for the toe-hold deep in the water for tethers between what is lost and what finds me. At the centre of the feelContinue reading “Le Goulet”

Radiant, Ashen, Burning, Blistered, Flushed: A Century of Naked Performance

Lucy M. May, Monkey paw, 2009. I researched incidences of nudity in certain veins of avant-garde dance from Greek times to now for my feature article Radiant, Ashen, Burning, Blistered, Flushed: A Century of Naked Performance. It interested me to better understand how currents of prudishness and openness towards the body have wavered over time.Continue reading “Radiant, Ashen, Burning, Blistered, Flushed: A Century of Naked Performance”

Vivarium

Lucy M. May / Photo © Nans Bortuzzo Performers on stage: 4 Length : 90 min Location : site-sensitive installation DESCRIPTION EN // Meditative and cyclic, lo-tech and detailed, Vivarium is a slow-unfolding of sound, movement and gardening. Four artists respond to the location  where they perform. The work values alternative ways of attending to, moving, and being movedContinue reading “Vivarium”