Video interview

Danse Mutante – Video 7

Production
MAYDAY and la Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault
Concept et Direction artistique
Mélanie Demers
Chorégraphie (mutation 3)
Ann Van den Broek
Interprètes
Francis Ducharme, Riley Sims
Assistant à la chorégraphie
Nik Rajšek (M3)
Direction des répétitions
Anne-Marie Jourdenais
Dramaturgie
Angélique Willkie
Conception lumière
Alexandre Pilon-Guay, Ann Van den Broek (M3)
Régie son
David Blouin
Auteur et compositeur
Tom Barman Live pour la chanson Everybody's Weird
Conseiller son
Nicolas Rambouts (M3)
Costumes
Ann Van den Broek (M3)
Direction technique
Julien Veronneau
Video
Xavier Curnillon

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.

A slice of life in Rotterdam with dancers Francis Ducharme and Riley Sims, and choreographers Mélanie Demers and Ann Van den Broek.

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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