Scandal or art? Dance show under fire


The audience was warned: “One must vomit art.” These were the words choreographer David St-Pierre used to describe his new work Suie (soot), in a pamphlet passed out before its premiere at Montreal’s Place des Arts. But as descriptive as those words may be, perhaps nothing could fully prepare the audience for what was ahead… Read more

Image: A scene from Suie, a Montreal contemporary dance production leaving critics and audiences divided: Facebook/ Romain Guilbault