Isabelle van Grimde

Isabelle van Grimde

Symphony 5.1

Performance | Spectacle

Montréal QC
April 19-21 avril 2017
7:00 | 19:00
Contemporary, Interdisciplinary


Van Grimde Corps Secrets

Symphonie 5.1 By Philip Szporer Symphonie 5.1

Multimedia experimentation is the driving force behind Symphonie 5.1, a platform for applying video projections as a light source, working to reveal dancers’ bodies, or a sense of them, rather than showing other pre-recorded images alongside them.

Agora de la Danse, L'École supérieure de ballet du Québec, Brian Webb Dance Company, Isabelle van Grimde

Symphonie 5.1

Performance | Spectacle

Montréal  QC
January 27-30 janvier 2016
27-29 8:00 | 20:00, 30 @ 4:00 | 16:00

Le corps en question(s)²/The Body in Question(s)²

In a holographic whirl of live movement, installation and video, curator and choreographer Isabelle Van Grimde contemplates the status of the physical body in an increasingly virtual world.

Isabelle van Grimde

The Body in Contemporary Performance

Talk | Conférence

Edmonton AB
August 18 août 2015

Symphony 5.1-in-progress

Choreographer Isabelle Van Grimde continues her exploration of the body and new technologies with the integration of real-time image processing in Symphony 5.1.

Van Grimde Corps Secrets: Bodies to Bodies III

March 10th through 13th in Montréal, Agora de la Danse presents the local company Van Grimde Corps Secrets in their new work Bodies to Bodies III (Les chemins de traverse - Metz).


A Certain Selection of Dance 

By Philip Szporer, Marie Claire Forté Festival TransAmériques  Festival TransAmériques 

This May marked the inaugural program of the Montréal-based dance and theatre event, Festival TransAmériques. To cover the dance programming at this year’s premiere event, The Dance Current invited writers Marie Claire Forté (Ottawa) and Philip Szporer (Montréal) to exchange their views in an e-mail conversation. Here are their evocative and emphatic impressions.  


Encounter Overflow 

By Marie Claire Forté Canada Dance Festival 2006: Environmental Encounters  Canada Dance Festival

“Encounter great dance,” announced the 2006 Canada Dance Festival (CDF). Returning from a pared-down 2004 edition, Artistic Director Brian Webb presented a full program, complete with theatre performances, Dance Dialogues (a series of morning discussions and presentations) and Environmental Encounters (outdoor performances).  

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