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Québec Dances for April 29

In honour of International Dance Day, Québec Danse invited audiences and artists to celebrate the incredible variety of dance forms and practices across the province in a wide array of classes, shows, rehearsals and exhibitions.

Chantal Caron at FIFA

Fleuve | Espace Danse presents choreographer Chantal Caron’s Glace, crevasse et dérive at this year’s Festival international du film sur l’art (FIFA) in Montréal. Inspired by the beauty of the environment, Caron redefines the notion of death.

 

Prix de la Danse de Montréal Awards

Québec choreographers honoured at this year’s Prix de la Danse de Montréal.

Marie Chouinard

More from the Festival Transamériques, Marie Chouinard's In Museum offers an intimate connnection with the artist at the Museum of Fine Arts, May 25th and 26th.

 

Two new Canadian dance books hit the market

There are two new titles that dance lovers can start adding to their book collections this month, Compagnie Marie Chouinard Company, and the soon-to-be-released Fields in Motion: Ethnography in the Worlds of Dance.

 

Remix, Mash-Up, Smash-Up, etc. 

By Philip Szporer, Marie Claire Forté Festival TransAmériques 2008  Festival TransAmériques

Philip Szporer and Marie Claire Forté in conversation throughout the Festival TransAmériques 2008. 

 

Finding Entertainment in an Artist’s Obsessions 

By Suzanne Jaeger "bODY_rEMIX/gOLDBERG_vARIATIONS" Marie Chouinard, Compagnie Marie Chouinard

It is not that Chouinard has run out of ideas. “bODY rEMIX” is a rich, wildly entertaining compilation of playful associations, sensual and erotic imagery and stunning virtuosic dancing enhanced by a cleverly woven mesh of percussive sounds, music, recorded speech, breathy sighs, grunts, orgasmic gasps and squeals.  

 

Motion in Motion 

By Philip Szporer Moving Pictures Festival of Dance on Film and Video  Moving Pictures Festival

The 12th annual edition of the Moving Pictures Festival of Dance on Film and Video, curated by Kathleen M. Smith and Marc Glassman, opened in grand style, with a ballet-based evening of screen dance.  

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