Photographer Credit: Michael Slobodian

Just Words

June 16, 2020 – June 23, 2020








Just Words was shown from June 16 – 23, 2020 and is no longer available for viewing. To learn more about Serge Bennathan please visit his website or follow him on social media (links at top of page). Donations towards all artists presented through Citadel Online remain open and can be made via the links found at the bottom of this page. 

Title: Just Words

Year: Bright Nights 2016/2017

Original Dates of Performance: October 6 – 8, 2016 

Text and choreography: Serge Bennathan

Performers: Karissa Barry, Hilary Maxwell, Serge Bennathan

Composer: Bertrand Chénier

Lighting designer: James Proudfoot



Inhabiting a space between poetic tale and personal reflection, Just Words sketches a portrait in words and movement of both the profound and happy characteristics that shape an artistic life. Serge Bennathan’s poetry interweaves with Karissa Barry and Hilary Maxwell’s powerful physicality, inviting us to reflect on the essence of beauty.

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