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Isabelle Poirier: Exploring the many paths of transmission (excerpt)

Interview with Isabelle Poirier conducted by Sophie Michaud on May 1, 2018, at the artist’s house, in Montreal.

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Between Traces and Writing


From May 15 to 18, the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault invited the entire dance community to take part in the focus day series Between Traces and Writing.  Featuring round table discussions, conversations, performances and workshops, the event explored the themes of traces, notation, documentation, memory, body/archives…


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BAGNE Excerpt – Women version 1998

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BAGNE restaging-handover – Excerpt – 2015

Bagne restaging-handover is a production of PPS Danse in co-production with Danse Danse. The creation benefited from creation residencies at Théâtre de la Ville, TOHU, Maison de la culture Mercier and Place des Arts. PPS Danse is supported by the Conseil des arts de Montréal,…

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Shame — Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour. Sophie Corriveau meets Eve Rousseau-Cyr (excerpt)

Shame — Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour Harold Rhéaume interviews Eve Rousseau-Cyr dancer in the 2021 version of Les Dix Commandements and Sophie Corriveau, dancer of the 1998 version. To see the full version: here

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Les Choses dernières – Excerpt 1994

Freely inspired by Paul Auster’s novel Le Voyage d’Anna Blume, Les Choses dernières is a work created in 1994 by Lucie Grégoire and revived on the occasion of her company’s thirtieth anniversary. Recorded at l’Agora de la danse, Montreal, March 9 to 12 mars 2016. Direction and…