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In process with Jeanne Renaud By Richard Simas

She whispers to a technician while shooting a sequence for her current dance-film project, Blanc Noir ou Rien, (White Black or Nothing) and steps lightly behind the camera dolly as it traces a wide circular path around performers Louise Bédard and Sylvain Émard.

Sinha Danse: Zeros & Ones

Seven performances remain of Sinha Danse apprearing in various “Maison de la Culture” for the CAM en Tournée event.

La Méta-Carpe: le zoo "Chaleurhumaine"

A flurry of international artists are making waves in Canada this week.

Mixed-Ability Performance: Le Baiser

The February 2009 issue of The Dance Current print magazine, features Martine Lusignan and France Geoffroy on the cover and accompanying articles on mixed-ability performance by Marie Claire Forte and Joan Philips.

Katie Ward: Transforming Science into Performance

The Dec/Jan 09/10 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes a profile of dance artist Katie Ward.

Pierre Lecours: Les steppes

This evening through to January 23rd, Agora de la danse presents the work of Montréal’s own Pierre Lecours.

 

ESBCM renames library to honour Vincent Warren

The École supérieure de ballet contemporain de Montréal (ESBCM) is renaming its library to Bibliolthèque de la danse Vincent-Warre...

Ballet Ouest de Montréal

More Nutcracker! This Thursday through Saturday in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (Quebec), Ballet Ouest de Montréal presents Margaret Mehuys’ 1984 adaptation of The Nutcracker.

 

Gauging Presence 

By Philip Szporer “Nuit_Nacht_Notte” Jocelyne Montpetit Danse

Jocelyne Montpetit’s “Nuit_Nacht_Notte” moves at its own pace, harbouring the haunted, brooding sympathies associated with nocturnal apparitions and imaginings.

Diasporama-tétralogie

Tonight through to the Saturday (and again the following week), Agora de la Danse in Montreal is presenting two programs arranged by PPS Danse.

S

The new work S of Montreal dance artist José Navas is making waves in Europe and will be touching down in Monteal later in November.

Cas Public appoints assistant to the artistic director

Pierre Lecours has been appointed assistant to Hélène Blackburn, choreographer and artistic director of the Montréal company Cas P...

Sutra

Tonight through Sunday at Place des Arts in Montreal, the new work Sutra of Flemish/Moroccan choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui features 17 Buddhist Monks from the Shaolin Temple.

Caramilk

You’ve likely seen the series of silly Cadbury Caramilk ads which attempt to reveal the secret of how the caramel gets inside the chocolate.

 
In the Studio | En Studio

José Navas

By Megan Andrews, Valerie Simmons

Born in Venezuela in 1965, José Navas has been based in Québec since 1991.

Être(s) Humain(s): The most together we’ve ever been

Tomorrow through Sunday in Montreal, Tangente presents Être(s) Humain(s): The most together we’ve ever been, a work by Public Recordings featuring Ame Henderson (Toronto, Canada) and Matija Ferlin (Pula, Croatia).

Nuit_Nacht_Notte

Tonight through to the 31st, Agora de la danse presents Jocelyne Montpetit’s new work Nuit_Nacht_Notte, including an artist talk back on the 29th.

 

New Creators on the Montréal Scene 

By Philip Szporer Danses buissonnières – Classe 2009 & “Surface” Floating Seed Productions

Tangente’s annual Danses buissonnières project invites proposals from emerging choreographers – mainly recent graduates of college and university programs. 

Dance Till You Die

This Saturday at Club Decibel in Montreal is one of America’s top Techtonik battles, Dance Till You Die 8.

Romeo and Juliette

Starting tomorrow, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal are opening their October run of Romeo and Juliette.

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