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Compagnie Flak in Quebec City, Seoul and Dublin

After receiving enthusiastic acclaim in Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway and Germany, Anatomies continues to tour, making its next stops at La Rotonde in Québec City and at the Modern Dance Festival (MODAFE) in Seoul, Korea. Presented over twenty times since its creation in Montreal in 2006, this piece for five dancers is reinvented by a [...]


‘Miniatures’ (Vivaldi)

“This piece started with so many different pieces of music, explains José Navas. Finally I found in Vivaldi the flavor of Joy I was looking for.” Excerpt from Miniatures Choreographer & dancer: José Navas Music: Antonio Vivaldi


‘Miniatures’ (Gershwin)

“If I could travel back in time, says José Navas, I would travel to the moment Judy Garland sang this song at the Carnegie Hall. Fierce voice and real force.” Choreographer & dancer: José Navas Music: George & Ira Gershwin Sung by: Judy Garland


‘Miniatures’ (Bellini)

“There is something about Maria Callas interpretation, explains José Navas, the tenderness in her voice possibly, that I feel in my arms, on the tips of my fingers. This is one rare case where I decided to start the research of the movement with the music.” Choreographer & dancer: José Navas Music: Vincenzo Bellini Sung [...]


‘Miniatures’ (Bach)

“This solo I made thinking of Bill Douglas’ manner of choreographing, explains José Navas. Structure as a point of departure. I miss him, so this way I still have some of him on stage with me.” Choreographer & dancer: José Navas Music: Johann Sebastian Bach


Miniatures – A self-portrait in the form of an impressionist’s mosaic

After seven years of creation devoted to group pieces, José Navas returns to solo work with a renewed passion and reveals himself with all the nuances and subtleties of a mature dancer. Exposing the fragility of a soloist who bares his soul, he invites the public to an intimate encounter with the artist and man, [...]


A new creation by José Navas for the Gala Anik Bissonnette

On June 6th, Anik Bissonnette bids farewell to Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal with a show including a brand new work by choreographer José Navas: a solo entitled Límpido amor set to Ave Maria by Rachmaninov. His very first creation for a dancer on pointe, José Navas’ work enters the repertoire of Les Grands [...]


World Première of ‘Anatomies’, the new work of choreographer José Navas

Montreal, November 6, 2006 – Anatomies, the new creation of José Navas, will be presented at l’Agora de la danse from 8-11 November and as part of OFF CINARS, 14 and 15 November 2006. In this new piece, the spirit of meditation in dance is taken still further than in Portable Dances, the piece in [...]