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Love Fail

2015-2016

Love Fail is a collaboration between GWDC and Pro Coro Canada. The score, created by Pulitzer-prize winning composer David Lang and directed by Pro Coro Canada’s Artistic Director Michael Zaugg, is a modern retelling of Tristan and Isolde which interweaves details of the timeless love story with contemporary …

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We’ll be fine

2015-2016

We’ll be Fine is a new work created by Mélanie Demers in collaboration with artists from Good Women Dance Collective (GWDC) and dance-theatre artist Richard Lee. The work premiered in November 2015, with three performances at L’Uni Théâtre in Edmonton, Alberta, presented by GWDC. As is typical of Ms. Demers’ work, the piece oscillates between extreme physicality and moments of nothingness, and teaters on the edge of hilarity and tragedy, challenging performers and audience alike in their consideration of what we choose to do and say to one another. The work asks us, “Faced with an imminent threat, what would we do? How would we act?”