Alejandro Sajgalik

Nova express (2024)a piece for 6 dancers, organ pipes and electroacoustic music
length : 60 minutes (in creation)

After the implosion of their planet, a group of humans finds itself on a pile of debris from a dismantled organ. Erring on this raft, these beings gestate in a cosmic fluid where the pipes of the instrument resonate like a distant echo. In this in-between world, their bodies oscillate between reactivity and self-abandonment, vulnerability and impulsivity, thereby releasing the psychic toxins of a past order.

Among this woodpile, each dancer viscerally listens to the landscape of granulated sounds composed by Alejandro Sajgalik from these objects. Their memories still freshly imprinted by the downfall, their gestures reflect the fragility in any attempt at coexistence. Lines of unbound ecstatic life-force are unleashed and create a true ode to the human potential to re-enchant the world.

Choreographer, composer  Alejandro Sajgalik
Perfomers Domenico Ausilio, Léonie Bélanger, Amandine Garrido, Mathieu Hérard, Ciro Melgaço, Marie-Maxime Ross
Lights  Lee Anholt
Scenography  Alejandro Sajgalik
Costumes   Jonathan Girard

Centre de Création O Vertigo
Technical residency  Maison de la culture Janine-Sutto
Support from  Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, Conseil des arts de Montréal


1 December 2023 Parcours Danse OFF Circuit-est Montreal, QC

7. 8. 9. 10 November 2024 Montréal, QC

Performances : ❶ Nova Express ❷ Materia Prima ❸ Cantos para los insaciables ❹ N’importe où hors du monde ❺ Holy Delta