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Danse Mutante – Video 8

MAYDAY and the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault
Concept and artistic direction
Mélanie Demers
Choreography (mutation 3)
Ann Van den Broek
Francis Ducharme, Riley Sims
Assistant to the choreographer
Nik Rajšek (M3)
Rehearsal Direction
Anne-Marie Jourdenais
Angélique Willkie
Alexandre Pilon-Guay, Ann Van den Broek (M3)
David Blouin
Tom Barman Live pour la chanson Everybody's Weird
Sound Counselor
Nicolas Rambouts (M3)
Ann Van den Broek (M3)
Technical Direction
Julien Veronneau

An interview, filmed in Rotterdam by Xavier Curnillon, that features dancers Francis Ducharme and Riley Sims, along with choreographers Mélanie Demers and Ann Van den Broek, during the final mutation of the Danse Mutante project. The final moving moments in their crazy three-year adventure!



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