March 17–23, 2021


Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault

An iconic contemporary dance piece.

A dark stage with a group of dancers under a spotlight.


A pivotal work by the late Jean-Pierre Perreault, Joe presents an image of the human condition that is so accurate and so moving that it remains forever imprinted in the memories of those who have seen it.

To the sound of 32 pairs of work boots obsessively pounding the floor, 32 dancers, dressed in long coats and hats, move in a compact mass from which individuals occasionally attempt to free themselves to escape a foreordained destiny.

Filmed for Radio-Canada in 1995.