Photo: Valerie Simmons

Anatomies. Photo: Valerie Simmons



A few words about the show:

Five bodies in movement revealing the mechanical precision of the human anatomy. In a space stripped of all décor, three women and two men give themselves up to a wave of movement, sometimes slow, sometimes fast, but always clean and precise. Graphic and incisive. In solos and trios, in duos and a quintet, the bodies dance the silence of an interior peace. They are living channels for a meditation in movement. They are agents of humanity.

Critical acclaim from the press

  • “Totally abstract. Terribly human.” International Festival Brigittines, Brussels 2008
  • “A spectacle of definite intelligence that releases waves of emotion”, Voir, Montreal 2007
  • “A stunning work of choreographic writing”, La Presse, Montreal 2006


  • Choreography: José Navas
  • Dancers: the Company
  • Music: Alexander MacSween
  • Lighting: Marc Parent
  • Costumes: José Navas/Compagnie Flak and Vandal
  • Length: 60 min
  • Premiere: 8 November 2006, Agora de la danse, Montreal (Canada)
  • Original cast: José Navas, Mira Peck, David Rancourt, Ami Shulman, Jamie Wright

Anatomies is a co-production of José Navas/Compagnie Flak and l’Agora de la danse (Montreal).

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