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COMING SOON to OntheBoards.tv Jul 1, 2014

Check out the OntheBoards.tv latest trailer for Frédérick Gravel's Usually Beauty Fails, presented at OtB in January 2014. Keep your eyes open for the full performance coming soon!

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Beauty, Dance, Democracy: Interview with Frédérick Gravel Jan 26, 2014

Interview excerpt with choreographer Frédérick Gravel and OtB Communications Director Erin Jorgensen

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EJ: You wrote a thesis in school about the role of a dancer in democratic society - and I'm super curious, being American...I  don't even know what that means.

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"What's beautiful in our desire for beauty?" – an interview with Frédérick Gravel Jan 20, 2014

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Tout se pète la gueule, chérie Jan 17, 2014

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Master Class with Frédérick Gravel Jan 16, 2014

Workshop with Montreal dancer/choreographer Frédérick Gravel
Sat | Jan 25 | noon at OtB | $12/$7 with ticket stub

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"Visceral, audacious" – read a review of Usually Beauty Fails Jan 16, 2014

"Gravel says the whole piece started with 'a stupid question I asked myself'. He wanted to know what 'beauty' would look like in his own work. Because, frankly, he was getting a little sick of the way it was portrayed so often in contemporary dance and pop culture.

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"We offer an entertainment" – an interview with Frédérick Gravel Jan 15, 2014

"We had to create a new form of movement so that it was in line with the text, a particular way of speaking. We have removed the words 'theatre' and 'dance' from our vocabulary. We speak instead of texts, movements, postures, attitudes."

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