FOUR OLD LEGS

 

FOUR OLD LEGS

Choreographed by: James Kudelka

Run time: 60 minutes

Four Old Legs features celebrated ballerina, Evelyn Hart and Zhenya Cerneacov in a duet celebrating time memory and experience, performed to a playlist from Chopin to Judy Garland to Talking Heads.

“Growing old is something better practiced by young people.” 

Four Old Legs premiered to sold-out houses at The Citadel in Toronto in 2019 and is being remounted by popular demand in 2020.

Evelyn Hart was nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Performance.

Creative Team:
Choregraphy: James Kudelka
Dancers: Evelyn Hart, Zhenya Cerneacov
Lighting Designer: Simon Rossiter
Projection Designer: Jeremy Mimnagh
Costume Designers: Jim Searle + Chris Tyrell for HOAX Couture
Set Build: BC Design Build

Tour Details:
• 2 on-stage performers
• 6 people on tour
• Designed for a black box studio environment, but has been adapted for proscenium setting
• Minimum playing space 30’x 30′
•  60-minute run time

FOR QUOTES/INQUIRIES:
Tyler Gledhill – Development/Touring
development@citadelcie.com   416-882-2163
304 Parliament Street, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3A4

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EXCERPT

PRESS QUOTES:
“James Kudelka’s Four Old Legs is a duet to fall in love with…Kudelka has the eye and maturity to sketch the long-term relationship experience in subtle, yet very legible shades.” – NOW Magazine

“The lure of ballerina Evelyn Hart is irresistible.” – Paula Citron

“What the body may relinquish in athleticism is replaced by the kind of expressive instinct and intelligence that only long experience can bestow.” – The Toronto Star

“Rich and poignant terrain…I found myself profoundly moved by the troubled drama that Hart and Cerneacov had built together.” – The Globe and Mail.

“James Kudelka’s Four Old Legs is a duet to fall in love with…Kudelka has the eye and maturity to sketch the long-term relationship experience in subtle, yet very legible shades.” – NOW Magazine

“A profoundly moving duet.” – The Globe and Mail

ABOUT THE COMPANY:
Led by Artistic Director Laurence Lemieux, Citadel + Compagnie is a Canadian professional dance organization that creates, produces and presents works on local, national, and international scales from its home base in a former Salvation Army Citadel in Toronto. 

In 2008, James Kudelka was named resident choreographer of C+C, allowing him to revisit some of his finest work while making way for challenging new contemporary creations. The presence of Kudelka has expanded C+C’s public recognition and increased audiences eager to see the work of one of the Canada’s finest choreographers. 

The company has toured extensively, including soldout performances in Russia, Fall for Dance (NYC), Scotland’s famous Edinburgh Festival, and Vimy, France, along with extensive U.S. tours to L.A., Louisiana, Portland, and the acclaimed Jacob’s Pillow Festival in Massachusetts. Most recently, the company performed at The Battery Dance Festival in NYC.