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PASSAGERS – Why We Need to Keep on Going

An imaginary train station, a train that forms and deconstructs itself in front of the eyes of hundreds of spectators, and passengers boarding to meet their destiny. November 22nd at TOHU  marked the official departure of the new creation of 7 Fingers, from artistic director Shana Carroll.
In  Passagers we find the signature of the collective, combining circus, music, contemporary dance and physical theater. Throughout the show we see the clever interweaving of these disciplines, which form the soft envelope in which the artists evolve. Passagers does not revolutionize the genre; it reproduces the usual dramaturgical pattern of  7 Fingers, with a main theme defining the story and aesthetics of the show, without being very thorough though. In their earlier productions, Triptyque (Samuel Tétreault, 2015) they innovated more in the form. This time, the research on the train universe allows us to quickly establish clear physical plac...
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Maxime D-Pomerleau

Maxime is a Montreal-based actress and contemporary dancer, working with the inclusive dance company Corpuscule Danse since 2014. She worked with artists in Canada, France and Germany. She performed in shorts films, TV series, and will be playing in Montreal theatrical institution Centre du Théâtre d'Aujourd'hui in March 2019. Freelance journalist since 2007, Maxime is (sometimes) a radio host, TV columnist, and blogger, covering the independent music scene, French comedy scene, and circus arts. She's an advocate to access to culture for all.   Maxime est une actrice et danseuse contemporaine travaillant à Montréal. Elle est interprète pour la compagnie de danse inclusive Corpuscule Danse depuis 2014. Elle a travaillé avec des artistes au Canada, en France et en Allemagne. Elle a joué dans des courts métrages, des séries télévisées et se produira au Centre du Théâtre d'Aujourd'hui, institution théâtrale montréalaise, en mars 2019. Journaliste depuis 2007, Maxime est (parfois) animatrice de radio, chroniqueuse télé, blogueuse, et couvre la scène musicale indépendante, l'humour et les arts du cirque. Elle milite pour un accès à la culture pour tous.