Michèle Anne de Mey and Jaco Van Dormael, creators (photo by Maarten Vanden Abeele)
When it Comes Together
by Kallee Lins, Editor - Dance
Kiss & Cry, created by Belgium’s Charleroi Danses and opening the Canadian Stage season, is a dance piece that takes a refreshingly wide view of the discipline. The aspect that can most readily be called dance—two hands performing duets (evoking a surprising range of dance styles) on miniature sets, filmed and projected onto a large screen above the stage action—is frequently overshadowed by the incredibly precise choreography of the spectacle at large.
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