If the sunset was a song would it be an ambient drone track or a musical’s grand finale? From a lawn chair overlooking the vista, sun sets contemplates the relationships between the real and the artificial, time and the built environment. A playful and poetic collage of constructed sunsets, assembled through theatrical, virtual and imaginary means. A performance for those who have and have not watched the sun set recently.
Emma, Eryn, Isabella, Leyla, Maddy, Maga and Sam wish they were a band. But alas, their parents insisted they become performance artists. The sunsets they build are drawn from their respective disciplines in theatre, dance, and digital arts. In collaboration, their practice orbits around care for their audience and translating the ideas and methods of different mediums.
Co-creation and performance Sam Bourgault, Magali Casaubon, Emma Forgues, Isabella Leone, Madeline Joyce Smart, Leyla Sutherland, Eryn Tempest Game and Sound Design Sam Bourgault, Emma Forgues Dance Magali Casaubon Visual Conception and Direction Isabella Leone Text and Frontperson Madeline Joyce Smart Dramaturgy and Lighting Design Leyla Sutherland Choreography Eryn Tempest Photo Sam Bourgault, Elias Touil, Camille Bédard Video teaser Sam Bourgault, Emma Forgues, Cedric Laurenty Creative residency Carrefour culturel de Notre-Dame-des-Prairies