Video interview

Danse mutante – Capsule 3

Production
FJPP and MAYDAY - Mélanie Demers
Concept and artistic direction
Mélanie Demers
Choreography
Mutation 1 : Ann Liv Young in collaboration with the dancers
Dancers
Francis Ducharme et 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.

Projects

Around Danse Mutante

Co-production

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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