MYSTIQUE 2.0 2019
Choreography and dance: Sonia St-Michel and Anjali Patil
Music: Nick Storring
Lights: Chantal Labonté
Costume: Anuvi Desai
Through elements of classical Indian dance such as vocal recitation of rhythm, swaras (notes), intricate footwork, symbolic gestures and emoting, the co-creators explore ideas of Sakhi + Shakti. (Sakhi=Female Friend, Shakti=Female Power). The dancers immerse themselves in conversations, play as accomplices, leaning, supporting, overcoming obstacles through friendship and positive vibrations.
Premiered at the Ottawa Dance Directive from October 17-19th 2019
Premiere: Ottawa Dance Directive (ODD), October 2019
Partners: Canada Council for the Arts, Conseil des Arts et Lettres du Québec, City of Gatineau, MRC Des Collines de l’Outaouais, ODD, Académie de danse de l’Outaouais.