The Arts

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie – Interiors

by Paula Citron

The dance show Interiors is an ambitious idea. Choreographer Laurence Lemieux’s world premiere attempts to portray the complicated intricacies of a household from the inside out. While there are many moments to savour, the piece falls short of Lemieux’s grand design.

Lemieux’s cast is her own family – husband Bill Coleman, son Jimmy, 11, and daughter Juliette, 8. Together they make a fetching stage picture. In the first part we meet the four protagonists. The second is a duet for the mother and father. The finale is given over to the imagination of the children.

I suppose my reluctance to surrender totally to Interiors is that I wanted more depth instead of predictability. The parents’ relationship seems stereotyped while the father’s character is under-developed. In short, I expected a more complex reading of the parents and their relationship but it was not to be.

Interiors tours to Peterborough, Nov. 2 and 3.

From the Enwave Theatre, I’m Paula Citron, arts reviewer for THE NEW CLASSICAL 96.3 FM.

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