HIERONYMUS BOSCH: THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS

Length
75 min (no intermission)

Created at Theaterfestival Boulevard, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, August 4, 2016*

Here is a choreography in three acts from the famous triptych The Garden of Earthly Delights.

Act 1: The Garden of Delights (central panel)
Act 2: Hell (right panel)
Act 3: Paradise (left panel)

Just as a choreographer can start with a piece of music in order to create, I am starting with the painting by Bosch.

And just as a choreographer can choose to "stick" to a musical score (or not), I have chosen to "stick" to Bosch's painting, its spirit.

The joy of bowing before a masterpiece!

- Marie Chouinard (February 2016)

Choreography
Marie Chouinard

Original music
Louis Dufort

Set design and video
Marie Chouinard

Lights
Marie Chouinard

Costumes and props
Marie Chouinard

Make-up
Jacques-Lee Pelletier

Film crew (act 3)
Scriptwriter and director: Marie Chouinard
Director of photography: Jean-François Gratton
Director assistant and editor: Miguel Raymond
Performer: Lucie Mongrain

Video Consultant
Jimmy Lakatos

Video Assistant
Sylvain Robert

Set design and props production
Isabelle Gauthier, Cédric Lord

Costume production
Zdravka Tchakaloff

*Dancers for the world premiere
Sébastien Cossette-Masse, Paige Culley, Valeria Galluccio, Leon Kupferschmid, Morgane Le Tiec, Lucy M. May, Scott McCabe, Sacha Ouellette-Deguire, Carol Prieur, Megan Walbaum

A COMPAGNIE MARIE CHOUINARD production in coproduction with the Jheronimus Bosch 500 Foundation (Netherlands), commemorating in 2016 the 500th anniversary of the painter’s death.

Press excerpts

Photo 1: Nicolas Ruel – Dancers: Leon Kupferschmid, Lucy M. May

Photo 2: Nicolas Ruel – Dancer: Lucy M. May

Photo 3: Sylvie-Ann Paré – Dancers: Carol Prieur, Morgane Le Tiec, Valeria Galluccio, Leon Kupferschmid, Sacha Ouellette-Deguire, Paige Culley, Megan Walbaum, Lucy M. May, Scott McCabe

Photo 4: Nicolas Ruel – Dancers: Paige Culley, Valeria Galluccio, Morgane Le Tiec, Megan Walbaum, Sébastien Cossette-Masse

Photo 5: Nicolas Ruel – Dancers: Leon Kupferschmid, Carol Prieur, Morgane Le Tiec, Valeria Galluccio, Paige Culley, Sacha Ouellette-Deguire, Megan Walbaum, Scott McCabe, Lucy M. May, Sébastien Cossette-Masse

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