Miscarriage is a ubiquitous yet rarely discussed human experience: 1 in 4 pregnancies end in loss. when your baby dies combines contemporary dance with an original script and live experimental music. Using sensitivity, humour, and brutal honestly, this piece explores the trauma left on bodies by experiences of infant loss and infertility.

Creation: Helen Simard

Interpreters involved in the research process: Laurence Dufour, Burçu Emec, Holly Gauthier-Frankel, Ja James Britton Johnson, Travis Knights, Mathieu Leroux, Brianna Lombardo, Chi Long, Lucy May

Music: Roger White
Dramaturgical Support: Emma Tilbado, Sarah Elkashef, Kathy Casey

Financial Support

Canada Council for the Arts


Creative Residencies

Playwrights' Workshop Montréal, Agora de la danse, Théâtre du Tandem, Montréal Danse Choreographic Workshop, L'Annexe-A, Studios Solidaires