Excerpt from work

Rehearsals : Cartes postales de Chimère Re-enactment

Date
2015
Place
Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique
Video recording
Xavier Curnillon
Length
1 min 02

Video during rehearsal with Louise Bédard and the two charismatics dancers : Isabelle Poirier and Lucie Vigneault (2015 restaging-handover). Challenge for Louise is passing both women her solo and her mature knowledge on to dancers who can draw on their own experiences of the solo as it was originally staged, and can interpret it through their own personalities.

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Choreographic toolkit: Cartes postales de Chimère

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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...

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