SOUDAIN L’HIVER DERNIER

SOUDAIN L’HIVER DERNIER

Choreographed by James Kudelka

Music: Gavin Bryars’ Jesus Blood never failed me yet

This remarkable dance for two men explores variations on the theme of not failing someone. Lifting or supporting a body always implies some kind of trust, and this choreography by James Kudelka distills this bedrock faith. Filled with symbols of male strength, and also male reliance, the movement embodies the notion that these are two solitudes that both border and protect each other.

“Deeply compassionate.” – The Toronto Star 

“Kudelka’s dense choreographic layering…means an iceberg’s worth of subtext. Each performer gives us tantalizing glimpses into the new work.” – The Globe and Mail

Originally created for Montréal Danse in 1987