“I’ve seen numerous companies perform over the years but Lamondance astounds me more than any of them.There’s nothing contrived about this company of brilliant movers. Everything they do comes across as real and intended. Their movement is steeped in emotion and has the power to transport the mindset of the audience to an otherworldly realm.” - Gill Civil  

 
 

A timeless journey into the heart of duels, enchantment, vengeance and passion. Original music and story by the Emmy-nominated music composer Hal Beckett and choreography by Artistic Director Davi Rodrigues.

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About the show

IELE invites the audience into a dance story of a group of boys that mischievously decide to go into the forest in the hopes of seeing and taunting the IELE, the forest nymphs. Inspired by Romanian folklore, and with original music and story by the Emmy-nominated Hall Beckett, IELE is a timeless journey into the heart of a story full of duels, enchantment, vengeance and passion.

The show marks our first full-length show an exciting collaboration with music composer Hal Beckett.

Want to bring your school to our show?

At Lamondance we are always looking for new ways to create a show that can resonate with the audience.

We are not only a dance program but a dance company that is committed to creating high-quality shows; Shows that will Evoke all the senses taking the audiences on an unforgettable Journey.

  • Davi Rodrigues / Artistic Director
 

The Artistic voices behind the show

IELE - Creators

Davi Rodrigues
Choreographer, Writer and Director

Within his unique voice, Davi focuses on challenging physical freedom, using acrobatic moves and exploring the body in unusual ways; With a unique and unmistakable style that integrates the art of dance with the plastic quality, visual and emotion that the human body has the ability to express themselves, Davi is very successful with his unique style, bringing with him an enormous amount of energy and optimism. Read More

Hal Beckett
Music Composer and Writer

Composer / conductor Hal Beckett has been active in the Vancouver film music scene for over 30 years, scoring well over 500 television episodes and 34 films, and has been recognized with a Gemini Award, an Emmy Nomination and multiple Leo Awards for his music. Read More 

 

Apprentice Company

Alexandra Shigetomi, Amanda Barros, Gabriel Luz, Oksana Maslechko, Paula Pacheco, Sève Mc-mullin and Tiago Camargo.

Lamondancers Season 10

Afonso Junior, Agustin Gomes, Alicia Jenkins, Amy Staples, Camila Silva, Caroline Kiddie, Elisse Beckett, Gregory Jungco, Hannah Sim, Hayley Galati, Jessica Shigetomi, Lázaro Silva, Keira Douet, Kluane Thompson, Madeleine Martin, Marie Taylor, Mateus Luiz, Natasha Pavan.




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IELE - Production 

Conor Moore
Lighting Designer

Conor Moore is a lighting designer based In Vancouver with an MFA in Theatre Design from UBC.  Select credits include: The Competition is Fierce, The Pipeline Project, and Wet (ITSAZOO), Peter and the Starcatcher, Me and You, Bakersfield Mist, In a Blue Moon, 4000 Miles,Armstrong's War, and The Patron Saint of Stanley Park (Arts Club Theatre), La Bohème(Vancouver Opera), Senora Carrara's Rifles and Fourplay (Shaw Festival), Hamlet, Falstaff, Henry VI,Richard III, and The Merchant of Venice(Bard on the Beach), Gunmetal Blues(Vancouver Playhouse), Penelope,Indian Arm, and Tremors (Rumble Theatre), and Baby Fat Act I (La Mama). He is a board member of the Associated Designers of Canada and a core member of the Vancouver Design Forum. He is currently completing an MA in Labour Studies and Sociology at SFU, studying the organization of Canadian theatre designers. www.vancouverdesigners.org

Andrew Pye
Lighting Designer

Andrew Pye is a young creative designer. He started in theatre as a circus performer and slowly moved into backstage design. He attempts to incorporate new and old styles of design in all of his work. He always brings positive attitude, fresh ideas, and strong dedication to everything he works on. He enjoys the theatrical process and loves to incorporate his work with the entire creative team. Read More

Siobhan Powell
Stage Manager

Siobhan is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s Technical Theatre program (2012), and after a pause to pursue education management, is pleased to be returning to the BC arts world. She was recently the interim technical director at the Norman Rothstein Theatre (2018) and spent the past holiday’s on Vancouver Island, where she toured as the Stage Manager on The Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular. Other select credits include SM - The Rainforest Circus: Submerged Tour (Deer Crossing The Art Farm), SM -2017 season (Theatre Royal), ASM -Romeo and Juliet Tour (Repercussion Theatre), Technical Assistant -The Great Big Boo! Tour (Patrick Roberge Productions), ASM -Legally Blonde (TUTS), and ASM -Three Winters (The Cultch).

Cande Andrade
Projections Designer

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Creation process of the show "IELE"

IELE | Choreography by Davi Rodrigues

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BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts at Capilano University.

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Parking Information

There are two parking meters located inside the Birch Building (the building that houses the theatre). The only exception to this is if you are parking in the Short Term Lot (#7) where there is an outside meter specific to that location. Please note there is no flat rate in the short term lot unless you are parking in the accessible parking spots with a designated SPARC permit. 

Before proceeding to the theatre, you will need to note your license plate number. The flat rate for the evening (after 5 pm) and weekends/stats is $4.75*

To save time and for your convenience, we highly recommend pre-paying your parking using the Pay by Phone option. The lot number for Parking Lot #1, the main theatre parking lot, is 5783.

*Rates subject to change

IELE

When: April 26th and 27th, 2019

Where: BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts at Capilano University - North Vancouver

Time: 8pm

Address: 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, BC V7J 3H5

Province: British Columbia

 
 

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Photos by Charlie Dixon

 

DISCLAIMER

Due to the nature of the choreography in the show, changes in the cast may occur. Also, the content and duration of the show may differ from time to time.
Although we try to keep the information up to date, we cannot guarantee its accuracy.