Video interview

Legacy Project – episode 3: Conflict-Transformation

The Margie Gillis Dance Foundation
Adam Barruch, Eric Jackson Bradley, Ruth Levin, Ayelen Liberona, Caroline Liffman, Ayesha Mansur, Lucy May, Delphina Parenti, Susie Paulson, Paula Styron
Concept and videography
Ayelen Liberona - A Wandering Eye
Joseph Johnson-Cami, Ayelen Liberona
Editing assistant
Ayesha Mansur
Original music
Nicolas Murr

The Margie Gillis Dance Foundation presents The Legacy Project / Projet Héritage, an initiative dedicated to preserve and transmit Margie Gillis’ unique and important creative heritage.

The combined documents are from the first project development stage, which took place in Acton Vale in the summer of 2015. The pilot project enabled more than 10 participants from Canada and the United States to intimately enter Margie’s creative world through discussions as well as performance, creation and teaching workshops.


The Legacy Project


In June 2015, ten dance artists came to Quebec to take part in a period of reflection and experimentation around the Legacy Project, developed by the Margie Gillis Dance Foundation. For ten days, the participants explored Margie Gillis’ repertoire and unique methods of teaching. They…


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