PHYSICAL POETRY

PHYSICAL POETRY

ERIKA LEMAY  |  CONTORTIONIST & AERIAL PERFORMER



With a classical dance background, the best acrobatic (Cirque style) education, high class and strong charisma on stage, Erika Lemay soon became known for being a pure Physical Poet.
"Poetry does not have to be expressed with words..."

Each one of her different acts shows a special tint of her personality. Contortionism takes a new dimension, aerial acrobatics become an inspiring dream, strength movements melt into a fluent dance. Her ability to move any type of audience, her artistry and stunning acrobatics, makes her today, one of the most revered artists around the world. 

In the pursuit of a real challenge and a true connection with her audience, Erika Lemay has launched Animus Femina; a full One Woman Show. The first of its genre starring only one performer for a full length show of  Physical Poetry, this unusual format for such a physical artist is an ethereal story evolving through the arts of aerial acrobatics, contortion, theatrical interpretation, contemporary dance and visual new technologies adapted to festival and theatres.


ANIMUS FEMINA
The One Woman Show starring Erika Lemay, 75 minutes of Physical Poetry.
A poetic story evolving through the arts of aerial acrobatics, contortion, theatrical interpretation, contemporary dance and visual new technologies. A Journey into the Soul of Femininity. It is the Only "Cirque" One Woman Show. It tells the story of a woman fighting to find her real self. Continually confronted with her own soul, she will find her truth through the achievement of incredible challenges.
Erika Lemay the protagonist, is a canadian multi awarded performer, appearing frequently worldwide as a guest star soloist of Cirque du Soleil as well as under her own name in prestigious events, with her astonishing acts. In Animus Femina, she maintains a close relationship with her audience who follows her personal journey in a narrative storyline of the highest circus arts skills, displaying grace, intimacy and classy aestheticism.
The 75 minutes show has been produced at Robert Lepage's Ex-Machina and even if it is originally created in french, it is meant for theaters and festivals of any language.

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