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a propos of nothing/ a propos de rien

A propos of nothing/ À propos de rien

A propos is a light-hearted romp through the clichés of contemporary performance as embodied by the Fool archetpye -  whose  attributes include innocence, trust and the pleasure of living in the moment. 

Duration: 15 minutes. Versions française et anglaise. English and French versions.

Performed  at Atlantic Dance Festival-Festival en Danse en Atlantique , Moncton and produced by Neighbourhood Dance Works (NDW) St. John’s. 

Featured in The Dance Current Sept 2010: http://www.thedancecurrent.com/column/louise-moyes-st-johns-women-other-...

choreography and text:    Jo Leslie

performer:                       Louise Moyes

photos:                          Doug Allen

sound design:                 Chris Driedzic and Jo Leslie

music:                            John Zorn;  Luigi Nono; Dan Gibson’s Nature Sounds

costume:                         Jo Leslie

traductions:                     Michel Savard  (version fr.)                         

Thanks to Lori Clarke, Mark Shrimpton, Jody Richardson, Gabriel, Lisa Porter and First Look, NDW.

A propos of nothing was commissioned by Louise Moyes;  Funding by The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts.