Dance Current Review of Elles

Interview with Darcy McMurray

Here is an interview with Darcy McMurray, one of the eight dancers in Elles. This interview took place while the dancers were still in rehearsal

Elles reviewed by the Post Pacific Post

"Bennathan plays a bit of a maestro in assembling a series of powerhouse solos and duets together into one piece, building a tempo that begins with a soft gracefulness and moves deeper and deeper into a frenetically charged propulsion."

Read the full review here.

Elles - featured in Georgia Straight

Yesterday the Georgia Straight's Gail Johnson published her interview with Serge Bennathan about the Elles world premiere at the Cultch’s Historic Theatre from Tuesday to next Saturday (March 13 to 17).

Read about how the idea for this piece began and Serge's ambitions for the production:

For Elles, it began with the vengeful nymphs

By Gail Johnson,

Elles: Interview and New Look for our website

Today is International Woman's Day, which we thought would be an appropriate day to launch our fabulous new website in honour of our upcoming production Elles, a celebration of feminine strength, passion and depth.

Elles with the support of the Rio Tinto Alcan Award for Performing Arts 2012, will premiere at the The Cultch March 13-17 2012. Buy tickets now.

Serge Bennathan Talks About Elles

In this short video, Serge Bennathan explains about the creation process for Elles. He is speaking about how the project is very ambitious. In creating this new work which will premiere at the Cultch from March 13 - 17, 2012, the company is working with eight dancers. Elles is ambitious both artistically and financially.

Fundraising for Elles


Dear friends,

I am right now in Vancouver working on a new production titled: Elles. Involved are Erin Drumheller, Linnea Swan, Valerie Calam, Ali Robson, Alison Denham, Darcy McMurray, Susan Elliott and Carolyn Woods. The dancers are coming from Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Winnipeg, the purpose being to create a work with their different accents of dance.

Winner: Rio Tinto Alcan Performing Arts Award

Winner of the Rio Tinto Alcan Performing Arts Award, Dance 2012

Winner of the Rio Tinto Alcan Performing Arts Award, Dance 2012

On Serge Bennathan’s The Invisible Life of Joseph Finch: “Days after watching it, I still find myself amazed by the luminous lyricism of this heartbreakingly beautiful production.  There was poetry in even the littlest details…” - The Straits Times


Donate With CanadaHelps!