Presenting Touch

Guillaume Côté X Lighthouse Immersive

WORDS BY MADELEINE KANE & MICHAEL ZARATHUS-COOK

TORONTO — DANCE — Issue 7

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Over the past year and a half, and amidst the waves of ongoing uncertainty, our collective relationship to physical touch has been complicated and, perhaps, forever changed. With his new dance experience, Touch, choreographer Guillaume Côté explores the delicate intimacy of human interaction in an environment that has developed hesitancy toward closeness. Embodied within two dancers, Côté’s choreography delves into the evolution of nature through the ebbs and flows of human influence. The narrative itself inspires inward reflection—especially in a period wherein we fear the mere thought of touch—how have we embraced technology in lieu of...

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Guillaume Côté by Ella Mazur

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