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Interview with Riley Sims

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FJPP and MAYDAY - Mélanie Demers
Animation
Angélique Willkie

In this up-close-and-personal interview with Angélique Willkie, Riley Sims describes how this ambitious two-year project changed his life as a dancer and choreographer. As a dancer, he talks about courage, ego and authoriality. He explores how different creative contexts changed the project, depending on the cultures and choreographers involved, and he shares his desire to perform ambiguous, mysterious works. Thirty minutes of inspired conversation filmed by Xavier Curnillon and co-produced by the FJPP and Mayday.

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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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