Video interview

Interview with Louise Bédard

Choreographer
Louise Bédard
Dancers
Isabelle Poirier / Lucie Vigneault
Music
Brahms, Kronos Quartet
Musical Research and Sountrack, soundtrack of the given extract
Michel F. Côté
Set design
Richard Lacroix
Costume and makeup
Angelo Barsetti
Lighting design
Lucie Bazzo
Video Archive
Cartes postales de Chimère (1996) – MAS Vidéo

Cartes postales de Chimère restaging-handover (in French)

This interview of Louise Bédard, taken in the early Cartes postales de Chimère recovery reversal rehearsals, takes us to the heart of the production. Choreographer with her eyes and her words , makes us discover (again) her work by sharing the workings of creation. Louise also talks about the content of the choreographic box, such as the choice of dancers and the contribution of each artists, which have contributed to make Cartes postales de Chimère a complete work in dance, designing costumes and accessories, set design, and music.

Projects

Choreographic toolkit: Cartes postales de Chimère

Production
With Cartes postales de Chimère, Louise Bédard made her mark in the dance world as both a dancer and choreographer, earning rave reviews from critics and audiences alike. In 2015, she remounted the work, passing on her solo role to two reputed dancers ( Isabelle...

Events

Launch of EC2 and three choreographic toolkits

The Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault launched its new digital platform EC2_Espaces chorégraphiques 2 and a unique digital collection of choreographic toolkits on September 21, 2016. These projects, designed to showcase Quebec’s contemporary dance heritage, were carried out in collaboration with Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec,…

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