Futuristic species love irony too: A review of Marie Chouinard’s “The Golden Mean (Live)”


Reviewed in this essay: The Golden Mean (Live), Compagnie Marie Chouinard, which ran May 8 – May 12, 2013 at Canadian Stage Canadian Stage recently welcomed Compagnie Marie Chouinard’s The Golden Mean (Live), a repertory piece first mounted at the 2010 Vancouver Cultural Olympiad.  This was the first presentation of a major Marie Chouinard work in Toronto since Canadian Stage presented...

People We’ll Never Meet: A dance on the topic of strangers


Eiden: Eidos                 See: Know Hail, Mary, Jean-Luc Godard’s film about the immaculate conception was banned by the Vatican because it imagined what it might have been like to be Mary. I saw a woman lay her head over the streetcar tracks. We spy on strangers. Bodies leaping from windows look beautiful in flight. When the space between two bodies closes, intimacy or violence results. That...