Video interview

Danse mutante – Capsule 6

MAYDAY and the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault
Concept and artistic direction
Mélanie Demers
Choreography (mutation 2)
Kettly Noël in collaboration with the dancers
Francis Ducharme, Riley Sims
Rehearsal Direction
Anne-Marie Jourdenais
Alexandre Pilon-Guay
David Blouin
Technical Direction
Julien Veronneau
Seyba Kanoute, Lil Sidiki
Kettly Noël by Angélique Willkie

Choreography (mutation 2) : Kettly Noël in collaboration with the dancers
Dancers : Francis Ducharme, Riley Sims
Kettly Noël interview by Angélique Willkie


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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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