Marie Claire Forté

Translator & Contributor

Marie Claire Forté is a dancer, choreographer, translator and writer. Former member of Le Groupe Dance Lab, she currently dances for choreographers in Montréal and Toronto. She has presented her own work in Ottawa, Montréal, Toronto and Saint-John’s. 

Marie Claire Forté's Work


Bodies: Concrete, Multiple and Diffuse - Part 1 

By Megan Andrews, Philip Szporer, Marie Claire Forté Festival TransAmériques 2009  Festival TransAmériques

For the 2009 edition of the Festival TransAmérique in Montréal, Philip Szporer, Marie Claire Forté and I each contributed impressions and reflections. Here’s Part 1. 

Spring Forward! connects emerging arts professionals

In March, Elizabeth Chitty, Executive Director of the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists’ Ontario Chapter (CADA-ON), presented the...

Reports on Canadian artists’ earnings and funding

“Artists’ earnings are well below the overall labour force average in every province.” Though this may come as no surprise, this s…

Dance abroad

The Danube University Krems, in a city on the outskirts of Vienna, Austria, will be hosting The International ChoreoLab Austria as…

Canadian artists win at the Bruhn competition

Two Canadians were honoured at the Eighth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize on March 18th, 2009 at the Four Seaso...

Second season of So You Think You Can Dance Canada

After a successful first season, with an average of 1.4 million viewers per episode, So You Think You Can Dance Canada will return…

Recent dance on screen

In March, Bravo!FACT screened Sven Johansson’s short film En-Trance Assoluta, at an event in honour of the 2009 Innoversity…

Short Waves

By Amy Bowring, Cindy Brett, Marie Claire Forté, Naomi Brand

BC artists protest funding cuts; Jay Rankin appointed executive director of Ballet BC; Peter Boneham to guest teach at Dancemakers; Judith Marcuse wins Jacqueline Lemieux Prize

Aszure Barton

Choreographer in Demand By Marie Claire Forté

Aszure Barton premieres a new work on The National Ballet of Canada this month, following a new creation for American Ballet Theatre, a performance with her company at the Chicago Dance Festival in August and summer residencies at the Banff Centre and the White Oak Plantation. In demand? Yes.

Miriam Ginestier

& Studio 303 By Marie Claire Forté

This month, Montréal’s Studio 303 celebrates twenty years of success. Artistic Director Miriam Ginestier has been a force at 303 since 1990, shaping its interdisciplinary vision.