Video interview

Danse mutante – Capsule 2

Date
2018
Director
Xavier Curnillon
Length
2 min 51
Production
FJPP and MAYDAY - Mélanie Demers
Concept and artistic direction
Mélanie Demers
Dancers
Francis Ducharme, Riley Sims

Danse Mutante is a duet performed by Francis Ducharme and Riley Sims, destined to know multiple mutations as it passes through the hands of four female choreographers on three different continents.

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Danse mutante is a bold collective project that explores the mutation of a dance work, as well as ideas around transmission and performers’ authority and creative contribution. In the words of the project creator Mélanie Demers: “Danse Mutante is a duet performed by Francis Ducharme…

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