Hymn to the Universe / Le Milieu divin is a new work created by choreographer Bill Coleman telling the story of the universe through the visionary philosophy of Teilhard de Chardin and the music of Sun Ra, “King of Afro-psychedelia.” Music performed by 15-piece Sun Ra Arkestra under the direction of Marshall Alan. Supported by designer Liz Vandal (La La La Human Steps, Marie Chouinard) and award-winning Métis visual artist Edward Poitras.
Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie
Hymn to the Universe / Le Milieu divin
Tuesday October 21 8 pm
Palais Royale (1601 Lakeshore Blvd. West)
Spnosored by the 7th 7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art
Based in Montréal, Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie create, produce and present works of art on a local, national and international scale. Company works include those choreographed by Artistic Directors Laurence Lemieux and Bill Coleman, as well as commissions and collaborations with choreographers, composers, visual artists and communities. Laurence Lemieux and Bill Coleman have been working together since 1991 on unique projects of artistic and social relevance.