TOTEM™ follows the human species from original amphibian state toultimate desire to fly. The characters evolve on a stage, evoking agiant turtle, the symbol of origin for many ancient civilizations.TOTEM explores the ties that bind Man to other species, his dreams andhis infinite potential.On an island evoking the shape of a giant turtle, TOTEM traces

humankind`s incredible journey – from our original amphibian stateto our ultimate quest for flight. Along the way, it also explores ourdreams and infinite potential, and the ties that bind us both to ourcollective animal origins and to the species that share the planetwith us.With scenes from the story of evolution randomly linked together in achain, TOTEM returns to the beginnings of organic life in the

primordial ooze. Featuring Neanderthals, Cro-Magnons, primates and menin suits, among others, the show depicts a world of archetypalcharacters who, in their own way, witness and act out the perennial,

existential, questions of life.

existential, questions of life.Alternating between primitive and modern myths, and peppered withaboriginal stories of creation, TOTEM echoes and explores theevolutionary process of species, our ongoing search for balance, andthe curiosity that propels us ever further, faster, and higher…The word “totem” contains the idea of the order of species. Wecarry in our bodies the potential of all species, all the way to our

desire to fly—like the thunderbird at the top of the totem pole.The production, written and directed by Robert Lepage and under theartistic guidance of Gilles Ste-Croix, has a cast of 46 acrobats,actors, musicians and singers from 17 countries (Australia, Belarus,Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan,Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom and UnitedStates). This cast is supported by a dedicated team of 64 technicians

and employees from 7 countries (Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada,China, New Zealand, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States).VIP and group tickets are available from Brussels Expo Tickets also available from Ticketmaster Belgium

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March 31, 2017Yves Montand. Une silhouette longiligne et souple, vêtue de noir, leséchos d’une voix reconnaissable entre mille, un vibratoparticulier, un répertoire considérable, des rencontres avec lesplus grands poètes et compositeurs de son temps, une longue carrièred’acteur de cinéma, un engagement politique, des femmes, Simone


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