Unfortunately, given the global situation, we cannot consider presenting Nelken by Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch as planned, and we must therefore cancel the series of performances scheduled from September 30 to October 3, 2020 at Théâtre Maisonneuve at Place des Arts.
We are extremely disappointed to have to cancel the fall visit of the renowned German company. International companies’ programming is planned years in advance and is almost always part of national or North American tours, which involve complex and costly logistics.
The financial risks of a last-minute cancellation being enormous for both Danse Danse and the visiting company, we simply couldn’t wait any longer for public health guidelines.
However, we’re already negotiating later dates, and we can promise you that you will see this leading dance company back in Montreal again soon.
—Pierre Des Marais and Caroline Ohrt