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BJM - Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

8 p.m. Big Top

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Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal returns to perform with its signature grace and style at the Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur. The jewel of the Quebec dance scene presents a program featuring the works of three renowned choreographers.

Cayetano Soto presents Fuel, a work inspired by the music of Julia Wolfe and featuring twelve dancers propelled by a strange and incessant source of energy. This is a choreography of exceptional technical virtuosity and captivating beauty.


Created especially for the BJM dancers, Harry, by Barak Marshall, is a cool, hopeful, and humorous exploration of the inner conflicts and tensions experienced by every human being.

Closer, by choreographer and star dancer Benjamin Millepied, offers up a magnificent pas-de-deux that is at once minimalist, sensual, and bold, set to a score for piano composed by Philip Glass.

“Rarely do we have the privilege to witness such a demonstration of excellence” – Midi Libre


grand-prix-2007 grand-prix-2008 grand-prix-laureat Saint-Sauveur

Prix Mérite Arts Culture et Patrimoine 2011

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