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Choreographic toolkits

Ouvrir la boîte. Regards sur les boîtes chorégraphiques et la documentation en danse

Publication

(in French) For Ouvrir la boîte, Lise Gagnon invited close to 20 dance practitioners—dancers, choreographers and researchers—to examine the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault’s choreographic toolkits from a meta perspective by opening them, interrogating them and unpacking them, in order to view them from different angles and…

La Chute : Eros and Thanatos

Video interview

Documentation on the creative process of La Chute. June 2019, Studio Flak The creation and documentation of La chute are made possible thanks to the Conseil des arts de Montréal’s DémART-Mtl program

Interview between Lucie Grégoire and Paul Auster

Video interview

The choreographer and dancer Lucie Grégoire celebrated her dance company thirtieth birthday founded in 1986 with the restaging of Les Choses dernières, inspired by Paul Auster’s book Le voyage d’Anna Blume. Recorded February 27, 2016, in Brooklyn (NY). Directed by Paulo Castro-Lopes.

Les Choses dernières – Excerpt 1994

Excerpt from work

Filming and editing: Paulo Castro-Lopes Editing of the excerpt: Ariane Dessaulles

Les Choses dernières – Excerpt 2016

Excerpt from work

Recorded at l’Agora de la danse, Montreal, March 9 to 12 mars 2016. Direction and editing: Paulo Castro-Lopes. Recording: Paulo Castro-Lopes et Mario Calvé Choreography: Lucie Grégoire Dancer: Isabelle Poirier Original music: Robert M. Lepage Lighting design: Alain Lortie, recreated by Marc Parent Costumes, makeup, and hair:…

BAGNE – Excerpt 1994

Excerpt from work

Histoire d’une création – Partie 3 (in French)

Video interview

Interview with Jeff Hall and Pierre-Paul Savoie on their work Bagne, conducted by Andrée Martin on April 27, 2017, at the Department of Dance of the Université du Québec à Montréal. The production of this video was made possible through the financial support of the…

Histoire d’une création – Partie 2 (in French)

Video interview

Interview with Jeff Hall and Pierre-Paul Savoie on their work Bagne, conducted by Andrée Martin on April 27, 2017, at the Department of Dance of the Université du Québec à Montréal. The production of this video was made possible through the financial support of the…

Histoire d’une création (in French)

Video interview

Interview with Jeff Hall and Pierre-Paul Savoie on their work Bagne, conducted by Andrée Martin on April 27, 2017, at the Department of Dance of the Université du Québec à Montréal. The production of this video was made possible through the financial support of the…

Un impérieux besoin de résonance : Lucie Grégoire (in French)

Video interview

Interview with Lucie Grégoire about her work Les choses dernières, conducted by Guylaine Massoutre on May 3, 2016, at the studio Lucie Grégoire Danse. Filming and editing: Paulo Castro-Lopes Assistant: Ariane Dessaulles

Rehearsals : Cartes postales de Chimère Re-enactment

Excerpt from work

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…

Confessions – Paul-André Fortier

Video interview

(In French)

Duos pour corps et instruments – Excerpts 2014

Choreographic toolkit - excerpt

A choreographic work and sound installation featuring an instinctive, visceral dialogue between movement and sound, Duos pour corps et instruments today bears the stamp of a new contemporaneity. Its three exceptional dancers, each of them preeminent figures in Quebec dance, are as charismatic and emblematic…

Duos pour corps et instruments – Excerpts 2003

Choreographic toolkit - excerpt

Neither an acoustic nor a totally choreographic work, in turn a solo, duet and trio – and sometimes all of these, or more, at the same time – Duos pour corps et instruments is based on the notion of the encounter. First that of Desnoyers…

Bras de plomb – Interview with Paul-André Fortier

Video interview

(In French) An interview with Paul-André Fortier about the work Bras de plomb.

Bras de plomb – Excerpts 2011

Choreographic toolkit - excerpt

Excerpts from Bras de plomb, choreographed by Paul-André Fortier.

Bras de plomb – S’approprier une œuvre

Video interview

(in French)

Confessions (excerpt) – Paul-André Fortier with English subtitles

Video interview

(In French with English subtitles) Video: Xavier Curnillon

Excerpts Lucie Vigneault

Excerpt from work

Cartes postales de Chimère restaging-handover A single figure wanders through time and across different paths to imaginary continents; towards vast and opulent places. Movements emerge, like landmarks along the way; worlds are shaped by mature hands, lands made rich by a child’s eyes. Where are…

Interview with Louise Bédard

Video interview

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…

Dance and digital technologies

Dance in linked data: log – 1 (in French)

Article

Première rencontre avec Josée Plamondon, spécialiste des métadonnées

Bien documenter pour favoriser la découverte en ligne

Publication

(in French) This guide offers dance practitioners a method and tools to map our digital ecosystem, better preserve dance’s digital traces, represent information in the form of metadata, and understand what is required to relate these metadata to the Web of culture.  

Metadata and discoverability with Josée Plamondon

Event recording

Josée Plamondon’s presentation (in French) « Métadonnées et découvrabilité : aidez les moteurs de recherche à comprendre votre site web», February 22, 2019. This presentation is part of the «La danse dans le Web des données» project. «La danse dans le Web des données» is…

Dance in linked data: log – 2 (in French)

Article
Le 22 février dernier, Josée Plamondon proposait aux partenaires du milieu une seconde présentation – je vous invite d’ailleurs à lire le Powerpoint qui l’accompagnait – afin d’approfondir notre compréhension de la découvrabilité des contenus sur le web par l’ajout de métadonnées à la structure...

Metadata and discoverability

Publication

How to get search engines to drive traffic to your website

Boosting the discoverability of dance online -Josée Plamondon’s presentation (in French)

Publication
Josée Plamondon's presentation on online dance discoverability to the EC2 partners on October 26, 2018. This project is supported by the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec as part of its “Exploration et déploiement numérique” program.

Dancer training

Territoires partagés with Antoine Turmine et Bettina Szabo (in French)

Article, Audio interview

Two artists tell us about their online training activities

Territoires Partagés – interview with Miriam Ginestier and Ornella Calisti

Article
In this series Le comité des classes techniques du Regroupement québécois de la danse – Entrevue avec Caroline Laurin-Beaucage / Johanna Bienaise Le studio 303 – Entrevue avec Miriam Ginestier and Ornella Calisti/ Johanna Bienaise Circuit-Est – Entrevue avec Francine Gagné / Johanna Bienaise Entrevue...

Territoires Partagés – interview with Francine Gagné (in French)

Interview
In this series Le comité des classes techniques du Regroupement québécois de la danse / Entrevue avec Caroline Laurin-Beaucage / Johanna Bienaise Le studio 303 – Entrevue avec Miriam Ginestier et Ornella Calisti/ Johanna Bienaise Circuit-Est – Entrevue avec Francine Gagné / Johanna Bienaise Entrevue...

Territoires Partagés – interview with Caroline Laurin-Beaucage (in French)

Interview
In this series Le comité des classes techniques du Regroupement québécois de la danse – Entrevue avec Caroline Laurin-Beaucage / Johanna Bienaise Le studio 303 – Entrevue avec Miriam Ginestier et Ornella Calisti/ Johanna Bienaise Circuit-Est – Entrevue avec Francine Gagné / Johanna Bienaise Entrevue...

Documentation and the creative process

“It’s happening! Oui, les interprètes créent les danses!” (in French)

Article

Texte préparé pour ma participation à séance : « Implication des interprètes dans la création en danse : question de la cocréation. Qu’en pensent-ils, qu’en pensent-elles ? » Marie Claire Forté, octobre 2019

UNFOLD | Une conférence dansée

Event recording

On November 21, 2019, at the Maison des arts de Laval, choreographer Danièle Desnoyers presented UNFOLD | Une conférence dansée, a collective performance inspired by the creative process behind the work UNFOLD | 7 perspectives. On stage, Danièle Desnoyers stands behind a table covered in creative notebooks…

Josiane Bernier meets Natalie Plante

Video interview

With Josiane Bernier, Natalie Plante and Harold Rhéaume.

Carnet d’une chorégraphe – A Choreographer’s Notebook

Article

Se mouvoir dans l’archive / Moving through the archive The FJPP is very pleased to be participating in the project Se mouvoir dans l’archive/ Moving through the archive, a production by Galerie UQO with choreographer, dramaturg and dancer Hanna Sybille Müller.

Raphaël Cottin: choreographing documentation (in French)

Article, Interview

Au printemps 2020, le chorégraphe français Raphaël Cottin s’est entretenu avec Lise Gagnon, directrice de la Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault à propos de sa démarche de création et de ses productions récentes.

CONSTRAINED BODY, DANCING BODY – 2nd discussion circle

Event recording

Traditions, rhythms, and codes of First peoples at the heart of contemporary dance. The event CONSTRAINED BODY, DANCING BODY Conversations and performances on Indigenous dance in Quebec today organized by Ondinnok and Tangente took place from May 2 to 4, 2018 at Tangente. With: Soleil…

CONSTRAINED BODY, DANCING BODY – 1st discussion circle

Event recording

The body’s role in activating ancestral memory and decolonizing the territory of the Great Turtle With Moe Clark, Carlos Rivera, Marly Fontaine, Charles Koroneho, Barbara Kaneratonni Diabo and Leticia Vera. The event CONSTRAINED BODY, DANCING BODY Conversations and performances on Indigenous dance in Quebec today…

Danse Mutante – Video 10

Video interview

This tenth capsule is capturing the huge adventure of Danse Mutante that lasted over two years.

IN MY BODY – in creation (excerpt)

Video interview

With Crazy Smooth, Bourrik, DKC Freeze, Effect, Jayson Collantes, Jerick Collantes, Julie Rock, Melly Mel, Tash, Nubian Néné, Tiffany Leung

Meeting with Charles-Alexis Desgagnés

Video interview

With: Harold Rhéaume and Charles-Alexis Desgagnés

Danse Mutante – Video 9

Video interview

While Mélanie was working on assembling all the mutations into a final work, she met with Marie-Louise Arsenault from the Radio-Canada program Plus on est de fous, plus on lit. Here she reads a text from Cantique, the work she originally created for Danse Mutante.

Interview with Riley Sims

Video interview

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…

Danse Mutante – Video 8

Video interview

An interview, filmed in Rotterdam by Xavier Curnillon, that features dancers Francis Ducharme and Riley Sims, along with choreographers Mélanie Demers and Ann Van den Broek, during the final mutation of the Danse Mutante project. The final moving moments in their crazy three-year adventure!

Danse Mutante – Video 7

Video interview

Danse Mutante is a duet performed by Francis Ducharme and Riley Sims, destined to know multiple mutations as it passes through the hands of four female choreographers on three different continents. A slice of life in Rotterdam with dancers Francis Ducharme and Riley Sims, and…

Danse mutante – Capsule 6

Video interview

Choreography (mutation 2) : Kettly Noël in collaboration with the dancers Dancers : Francis Ducharme, Riley Sims Kettly Noël interview by Angélique Willkie

La Chute’s production notebook, fourth entry (in French)

Article
Journal de création : La Chute Numéro 4 / Montréal, le 18 juillet 2019   Dialogue entre la chorégraphe et le dramaturge : là où la structure de la pièce prend forme En vue de renforcer la ligne dramaturgique de notre création et d’insuffler une nouvelle...

La Chute’s production notebook, third entry (in French)

Article
Journal de création : La Chute Numéro 3 / Montréal, le 22 Mai 2019   Rencontre avec Sophie Michaud : Intégrer un discours socio-politique dans une chorégraphie D’un point de vue technique et dramaturgique, comment intégrer un discours socio-politique dans une chorégraphie?  Avec Sophie, nous...

La Chute : Thoughts in motion (excerpt)

Video interview

Documentation on the creative process of La Chute. May 2019, Studio Flak The creation and documentation of La chute are made possible thanks to the Conseil des arts de Montréal’s DémART-Mtl program

La Chute’s production notebook, second entry (in French)

Article
Journal de création de La chute Texte 2 / Montréal / Avril 2019   Rencontre avec José Navas   J’ai eu jusqu’ici deux rencontres avec José Navas, qui est l’un des conseillers artistiques du projet La chute. Nos discussions ont tenté de répondre à trois...

Interview with Kettly Noël

Video interview

In this up-close-and-personal interview with Angélique Willkie, Kettly Noël (Mali) talks about the Danse mutante project, sharing her thoughts on the fear involved in creative work, the trauma of the African experience in relation to the white colonial body, and the symbolism of hair for…

Danse mutante – Capsule 3

Video interview

Danse Mutante is a duet performed by Francis Ducharme and Riley Sims, destined to know multiple mutations as it passes through the hands of four female choreographers on three different continents.

La Chute’s production notebook, first entry (in French)

Article
Journal de création de La Chute Texte 1 / Montréal / Mars 2019 La Chute est un solo de danse contemporaine que nous, le collectif Vâtchik Danse, composé de Kiasa Nazeran, dramaturge, et moi, Nasim Lootij, chorégraphe et interprète, présenterons à Tangente dans le cadre...

A foray into La chute

Video interview

Documentation on the creative process of La chute. February 2019, studio C (Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique) The creation and documentation of La chute are made possible thanks to the Conseil des arts de Montréal’s DémART-Mtl program

A foray into La chute (excerpt)

Video interview

Documentation on the creative process of La chute. February 2019, studio C (Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique) The creation and documentation of La chute are made possible thanks to the DémART-Mtl program (Conseil des arts de Montréal)

Entre traces et écritures : Processus de documentation et archives créatives (excerpt)

Event recording

«Entre traces et écritures» took place in Hexagram UQAM’s experimentation lab in Montreal from May 15 to 18, 2018. With: Amy Bowring, Gabrielle Larocque and Valérie Lessard.

Danse mutante – Capsule 2

Video interview

Danse Mutante is a duet performed by Francis Ducharme and Riley Sims, destined to know multiple mutations as it passes through the hands of four female choreographers on three different continents.

Blanc Mémoire

Publication

(in French) Quebec choreographer and teacher Manon Hotte, currently based in Geneva, presents the creative process behind Blanc Mémoire—an archival installation she co-created with Swiss photographer and stage director Dorothée Thébert.  

Marc Béland and Alix Dufresne: reflecting on Dancers

Audio interview

Interview by Lise Gagnon, Executive Director of the FJPP recorded March 23, 2018 at the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault. (in French)

Rehearsals : Cartes postales de Chimère Re-enactment

Excerpt from work

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…

Quand le dessin devient performance

Excerpt from work

The FJPP invited performance artists The Two Gullivers to create a work inspired by the Jean-Pierre Perreault Fonds. With the participation of Geneviève Duong, Nicolas Patry,  Thérèse Patricia Côté, Danielle Deveault, Christiane Gambin, Amélie Giguère, Solange Gilbert, Yaprak Hamarat, Krystiane Hamel, Anne-Julie Hynes, Véro Leduc…

Tangente’s first video archive – Locus

Excerpt from work

Locus (1975), by Trisha Brown Dancer: Lisa Kraus Tangente, support: ½ inch bobin

Legacy Project – episode 3: Conflict-Transformation

Video interview

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…

Portraits croisés – Louise Bédard vue par Catherine Gaudet

Video interview

(in French) Following the intergenerational collaborations that gave rise to the work Pluton, La 2e Porte à Gauche imagined a series of portraits produced by Claudia Chan Tak with the help of Katya Montaignac. Major figures in Quebec contemporary dance are presented through the gaze…

BAnQ’s Dance Archive Guide

Publication

(in French) This guide, published by BAnQ, sets out a classification system and conservation schedule adapted to dance organizations.    

Legacy Project – episode 2: Teaching

Video interview

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…

Portraits croisés – Marc Boivin vu par Mélanie Demers et Linda Rabin

Video interview

(in French) Following the intergenerational collaborations that gave rise to the work Pluton, La 2e Porte à Gauche imagined a series of portraits produced by Claudia Chan Tak with the help of Katya Montaignac. Major figures in Quebec contemporary dance are presented through the gaze…

Portraits croisés – Ginette Laurin vue par Virginie Brunelle et Daniel Soulières

Video interview

(in French) Following the intergenerational collaborations that gave rise to the work Pluton, La 2e Porte à Gauche imagined a series of portraits produced by Claudia Chan Tak with the help of Katya Montaignac. Major figures in Quebec contemporary dance are presented through the gaze…

Portraits croisés – Paul-André Fortier vu par Frédérick Gravel

Video interview

(in French) Following the intergenerational collaborations that gave rise to the work Pluton, La 2e Porte à Gauche imagined a series of portraits produced by Claudia Chan Tak with the help of Katya Montaignac. Major figures in Quebec contemporary dance are presented through the gaze…

Legacy Project – episode 1

Video interview

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…

Focus days

CONSTRAINED BODY, DANCING BODY – 3rd discussion circle

Event recording

Dance for healing. Dance for existence and celebration. Dance means freedom for Indigenous dancers whose expression today takes multiple forms and styles. The event CONSTRAINED BODY, DANCING BODY Conversations and performances on Indigenous dance in Quebec today organized by Ondinnok and Tangente took place from…

Not Just Dance Installation

Event recording

With Karla Etienne, Bamba Fodé Camara, Ferdinand Batantou, Zab Maboungou and Vivine Scarlett. The Not Just Dance Symposium was created and produced by Zab Maboungou/Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata and took place at the MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels) in December 2018. Putting it into perspective: words,…

Not Just Dance – Julio Hong

Event recording

With Julio Hong, Zab Maboungou, Eduardo Aurelio Despaigne, Freddy Ernesto Valdes and Amado Dedeu Garcia.The Not Just Dance Symposium was created and produced by Zab Maboungou/Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata and took place at the MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels) on December 12, 2018. Video: Henri Pardo…

The dramaturg’s role and perspectives on the work’s author

Event recording

«L’auteur·e en danse : pluralité des expériences» took place at the Conseil des Arts de Montréal on October 18, 2019. With: Katya Montaignac, Angélique Willkie, Sophie Michaud, Georges Azzaria, Francis Ducharme, Lise Gagnon, Sylviane Martineau, Silvy Panet-Raymond and Isabelle Poirier.

L’auteur·e en danse : Allocution de Lucie Boissinot (in French)

Article

« L’artiste est (…) quelqu’un qui saute tous les jours d’un aéroplane sans parachute, mais avec des ailes dans le cerveau. » Steven Cohen, danseur queer engagé

Involvement of dancers in the creation of works: a look at co-creation

Event recording

With Francis Ducharme, Marie Claire Forté, Barbara Kaneratonni Diabo, Lucie Boissinot, Andrea Carrion Garcia, Mélanie Demers, Danièle Desnoyers, Katya Montaignac, Silvy Panet-Raymond, Angélique Willkie and Jamie Wright Moderator: Anne Thériault «L’auteur·e en danse : pluralité des expériences» took place at the Conseil des Arts de…

What do contracts and notions of authorship establish?

Event recording

«L’auteur·e en danse : pluralité des expériences» took place at the Conseil des Arts de Montréal on October 18, 2019. With : Mélanie Demers, Katya Montaignac, Lucie Boissinot, Danièle Desnoyers, Francis Ducharme, Francine Gagné, Catherine Lavoie-Marcus, Sophie Michaud, Silvy Panet-Raymond and Jamie Wright.

Not Just Dance – Opening Ceremony

Event recording

With Barbara Diabo, Réginald Jean-Louis (Bonga), and Karl-Henry Brézault. The Not Just Dance Symposium was created and produced by Zab Maboungou/Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata and took place at the MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels) on December 12, 2018. Photography: Kevin Calixte

Not Just Dance – Keynote address

Event recording

The Not Just Dance Symposium was created and produced by Zab Maboungou/Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata and took place at the MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels) on December 12, 2018.

How do we train dance artists in Quebec?

Event recording

«L’auteur·e en danse : pluralité des expériences» took place at the Conseil des Arts de Montréal on October 18, 2019. With: Lucie Boissinot, Jamie Wright, Johanna Bienaise and Silvy Panet-Raymond.

Multiple ways of looking at authorship in dance

Event recording

«L’auteur·e en danse : pluralité des expériences» took place at the Conseil des Arts de Montréal on October 18, 2019. With: Georges Azzaria, Rhodnie Désir (excerpt), Hervé Guay, Catherine Lavoie-Marcus and Nayla Naoufal.

Between Traces and Writing: Repertoires, remembering and forgetting (excerpt)

Event recording

«Entre traces et écritures» took place in Hexagram UQAM’s experimentation lab in Montreal from May 15 to 18, 2018. With: Simon Hecquet, Claudia Jeschke and Zab Maboungou.

Between Traces and Writing: Repertoires, remembering and forgetting

Event recording

With Simon Hecquet, Claudia Jeschke and Zab Maboungou. Moderator: Marie Lavorel «Entre traces et écritures» took place in Hexagram UQAM’s experimentation lab in Montreal from May 15 to 18, 2018.

Between Traces and Writing: Digital technologies: documentation and creation (excerpt)

Event recording

«Entre traces et écritures» took place in Hexagram UQAM’s experimentation lab in Montreal from May 15 to 18, 2018. With Armando Menicacci, Alexandre Michaan, Denis Poulin and Thecla Schiphorst.

Between Traces and Writing: Digital technologies: documentation and creation

Event recording

«Entre traces et écritures» took place in Hexagram UQAM’s experimentation lab in Montreal from May 15 to 18, 2018. With: Armando Menicacci, Alexandre Michaan, Denis Poulin and Thecla Schiphorst.

“It’s happening! Oui, les interprètes créent les danses!” (in French)

Article

Texte préparé pour ma participation à séance : « Implication des interprètes dans la création en danse : question de la cocréation. Qu’en pensent-ils, qu’en pensent-elles ? » Marie Claire Forté, octobre 2019

Study day on dance and the visual arts at MACM – Conversation with Michèle Febvre and Ginette Boutin (excerpt)

Event recording

The study day on dance and the visual arts held by the MAC as part of the Françoise Sullivan exhibition took place January 11, 2019 in Montreal.

Study day on dance and the visual arts at MACM – Conversation with Michèle Febvre and Ginette Boutin (in French)

Event recording

With Michèle Febvre and Ginette Boutin. Moderator : Marc Lanctôt The study day on dance and the visual arts held by the MAC as part of the Françoise Sullivan exhibition took place January 11, 2019 in Montreal.

Between Traces and Writing: Around the Choreographic Toolkits

Event recording

«Entre traces et écritures» took place in Hexagram UQAM’s experimentation lab in Montreal from May 15 to 18, 2018. With: Danièle Desnoyers and Lucie Grégoire.

Between Traces and Writing: Around the Choreographic Toolkits (excerpt)

Event recording

«Entre traces et écritures» took place in Hexagram UQAM’s experimentation lab in Montreal from May 15 to 18, 2018. With: Danièle Desnoyers and Lucie Grégoire.

Between Traces and Writing: creation, memory and the body/archives (excerpt)

Event recording

«Entre traces et écritures» took place in Hexagram UQAM’s experimentation lab in Montreal from May 15 to 18, 2018. With: Anne Collod, Catherine Joncas, Enora Rivière and Manon Levac.

Between Traces and Writing: creation, memory and the body/archives (round table discussion)

Event recording

With Anne Collod, Catherine Joncas, Enora Rivière and Manon Levac. Moderator: Sophie Michaud «Entre traces et écritures» took place in Hexagram UQAM’s experimentation lab in Montreal from May 15 to 18, 2018.

Study day on dance and the visual arts at MACM – Conversation with Paul-André Fortier and Angélique Willkie (excerpt)

Event recording

With Paul-André Fortier and Angélique Willkie The study day on dance and the visual arts held by the MAC as part of the Françoise Sullivan exhibition took place January 11, 2019 in Montreal.

Study day on dance and the visual arts at MACM – Conversation with Paul-André Fortier and Angélique Willkie (in French)

Event recording

The study day on dance and the visual arts held by the MAC as part of the Françoise Sullivan exhibition took place January 11, 2019 in Montreal. With: Paul-André Fortier and Angélique Willkie

Study day on dance and the visual arts at MACM – Performance in the museum (excerpt)

Event recording, Video interview

The study day on dance and the visual arts held by the MAC as part of the Françoise Sullivan exhibition took place January 11, 2019 in Montreal. With: Lynda Gaudreau, Simon Grenier-Poirier, Catherine Lavoie-Marcus, Dorian Nuskind-Oder and The Two Gullivers (Flutura and Besnik Haxhillari).

Study day on dance and the visual arts at MACM – Performance in the museum (in French)

Event recording

The study day on dance and the visual arts held by the MAC as part of the Françoise Sullivan exhibition took place January 11, 2019 in Montreal. With: Lynda Gaudreau, Simon Grenier-Poirier, Catherine Lavoie-Marcus, Dorian Nuskind-Oder and The Two Gullivers (Flutura and Besnik Haxhillari).

Entre traces et écritures : Marches et démarches dans le corps/archives (in French)

Event recording

Performative conference with Manon Levac, May 15, 2018 «Entre traces et écritures» took place in Hexagram UQAM’s experimentation lab in Montreal from May 15 to 18, 2018.

Entre traces et écritures : Processus de documentation et archives créatives (round table discussion)

Event recording

With Amy Bowring, Gabrielle Larocque, Valérie Lessard. Moderator: Katya Montaignac «Entre traces et écritures» took place in Hexagram UQAM’s experimentation lab in Montreal from May 15 to 18, 2018.  

Entre traces et écritures : Processus de documentation et archives créatives (excerpt)

Event recording

«Entre traces et écritures» took place in Hexagram UQAM’s experimentation lab in Montreal from May 15 to 18, 2018. With: Amy Bowring, Gabrielle Larocque and Valérie Lessard.

Entre traces et écritures : Scripts, notations, partitions (excerpt)

Event recording

«Entre traces et écritures» took place in Hexagram UQAM’s experimentation lab in Montreal from May 15 to 18, 2018. With: Simon Hecquet and Armando Meniccaci.

Entre traces et écritures : Scripts, notations, partitions (round table discussion)

Event recording

«Entre traces et écritures» took place in Hexagram UQAM’s experimentation lab in Montreal from May 15 to 18, 2018. With: Simon Hecquet and Armando Meniccaci.

L’immanence, la rémanence et la permanence du geste dansé (in French)

Publication
Presented at Entretiens Jacques-Cartier (2014)  

Living and Virtual Memory of Dance

Publication
Presented at Entretiens Jacques-Cartier (2014) Published in Thema, La revue des Musée de la civilisation (2015)

Exhibiting Performance Art: a Historiographical Laboratory?

Publication
Presented at Entretiens Jacques-Cartier (2014) Published in Thema, revue des Musées de la civilisation (2015)

Copyright: A space of freedom or constraint for the creation and use of choreographic works

Event recording

On October 2, 2015, the FJPP held a focus day on copyright and artistic legacy in dance, in collaboration with the Department of Dance and Institut du patrimoine at UQAM. With the participation of: Georges Azzaria, lawyer Manon Oligny, choreographer Sophie Préfontaine, lawyer Caroline Gravel,…

Copyright: A space of freedom or constraint for the creation and use of choreographic- excerpts

Event recording

On October 2, 2015, the FJPP held a focus day on copyright and artistic legacy in dance, in collaboration with the Department of Dance and Institut du patrimoine at UQAM. With the participation of: Georges Azzaria, lawyer Manon Oligny, choreographer Sophie Préfontaine, lawyer Normand Tamaro,…

LE DROIT D’AUTEUR ET LA CRÉATION DE L’ŒUVRE CHORÉGRAPHIQUE – EXCERPTS

Event recording

On October 2, 2015, the FJPP held a focus day on copyright and artistic legacy in dance, in collaboration with the Department of Dance and Institut du patrimoine at UQAM. With the participation of Georges Azzaria, lawyer, Caroline Gravel, dance artist, Sophie Michaud, artistic consultant,…

Interviews

En aparté with Archie Burnett

Video interview

Interview with Archie Burnett about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

Victoria, l’héroïne au-delà de la folie (in French)

Video interview

Interview with Dulcinea Langfelder, led by Luce Des Aulniers

Victoria, the creation (in French)

Video interview

Interview with Dulcinea Langfelder, led by Viktoria Bobovskaia Video : Nikita Bershanski, Pivot Films Inc. Excerpts : Victoria, Dulcinea Langfelder & Co, 2000, La Voisine, le film, Diane Poitras, 1996,  La Complainte de Dulcinée, Dulcinée Langfelder & cie, 2008, Victoria, le film, Dulcinea Langfelder &…

Dodik Guédouin and Lucie Grégoire – a “trialogue” with the work (excerpt)

Excerpt from work

Interview with Dodik Guédouin and Lucie Grégoire lead by Sophie Michaud.

Dodik Guédouin and Lucie Grégoire – a “trialogue” with the work

Video interview

Interview with Dodik Guédouin and Lucie Grégoire.

Territoires partagés with Karla Étienne (in French)

Article, Interview

Karla Étienne presents PEFAPDA – an interview led by Johanna Bienaise for Territoires Partagés – November 2019.   Le PEFAPDA, Programme d’entrainement et de formation artistique et professionnel en danse, a été créé en 2003 par la chorégraphe Zab Maboungou, directrice artistique de Compagnie Danse…

Josiane Bernier meets Natalie Plante

Video interview

With Josiane Bernier, Natalie Plante and Harold Rhéaume.

Victoria, the creation (in French)

Video interview

Interview with Dulcinea Langfelder, led by Viktoria Bobovskaia Excerpts : Victoria, Dulcinea Langfelder & Co, 2000, La Voisine, le film, Diane Poitras, 1996,  La Complainte de Dulcinée, Dulcinée Langfelder & cie, 2008, Victoria, le film, Dulcinea Langfelder & Co, 2021 Pictures: The orderly of Victoria,…

En aparté with Caleaf Sellers

Video interview
Interview with Caleaf Sellers about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

Territoires partagés with Antoine Turmine et Bettina Szabo (in French)

Article, Audio interview

Two artists tell us about their online training activities

Victoria, how it all began (in French)

Video interview

Interview with Dulcinea Langfelder, led by Viktoria Bobovskaia Video : Nikita Bershanski, Pivot Films Inc. Excerpts : Victoria, Dulcinea Langfelder & Co, 2000 and Victoria, le film, Dulcinea Langfelder & Co, 2021 Pictures: Charles Fariala. Photographer and date unknown – Réal Bossé and Dulcinea Langfelder…

En aparté with Jos Baker

Video interview

Interview with Jos Baker about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

Territoires Partagés – interview with Francine Gagné (in French)

Interview
In this series Le comité des classes techniques du Regroupement québécois de la danse / Entrevue avec Caroline Laurin-Beaucage / Johanna Bienaise Le studio 303 – Entrevue avec Miriam Ginestier et Ornella Calisti/ Johanna Bienaise Circuit-Est – Entrevue avec Francine Gagné / Johanna Bienaise Entrevue...

Territoires Partagés – interview with Caroline Laurin-Beaucage (in French)

Interview
In this series Le comité des classes techniques du Regroupement québécois de la danse – Entrevue avec Caroline Laurin-Beaucage / Johanna Bienaise Le studio 303 – Entrevue avec Miriam Ginestier et Ornella Calisti/ Johanna Bienaise Circuit-Est – Entrevue avec Francine Gagné / Johanna Bienaise Entrevue...

Raphaël Cottin: choreographing documentation (in French)

Article, Interview

Au printemps 2020, le chorégraphe français Raphaël Cottin s’est entretenu avec Lise Gagnon, directrice de la Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault à propos de sa démarche de création et de ses productions récentes.

Interview with Francis Ducharme

Video interview

In this candid interview with Angélique Willkie, Francis Ducharme describes the obsessions of the four major choreographers involved in the Danse Mutante project. He explains the rules of the game, which he and Riley Sims sought to uphold. He shares the tears, uncomfortable moments, and…

Danse Mutante – Video 10

Video interview

This tenth capsule is capturing the huge adventure of Danse Mutante that lasted over two years.

Miranda Chan meets Lucie Boissinot (excerpt)

Video interview

With: Miranda Chan, Lucie Boissinot and Harold Rhéaume.

Miranda Chan meets Lucie Boissinot

Video interview

With Miranda Chan, Lucie Boissinot and Harold Rhéaume

Meeting with Charles-Alexis Desgagnés (excerpt)

Video interview

With Harold Rhéaume and Charles-Alexis Desgagnés

Meeting with Charles-Alexis Desgagnés

Video interview

With: Harold Rhéaume and Charles-Alexis Desgagnés

Interview with Mélanie Demers

Video interview

“To create something greater than ourselves, we have to relinquish control.” The words of Mélanie Demers during an interview with Angélique Willkie about Danse Mutante. The initial collective impetus of this immense three-year project was challenged by the desire for individual expression of the three…

Danse Mutante – Video 9

Video interview

While Mélanie was working on assembling all the mutations into a final work, she met with Marie-Louise Arsenault from the Radio-Canada program Plus on est de fous, plus on lit. Here she reads a text from Cantique, the work she originally created for Danse Mutante.

Interview with Ann Van den Broek

Video interview

For this third interview documenting the creative process behind the marathon project Danse Mutante, Angélique Willkie spoke to Ann Van den Broek, who inherited the segment created by Kettly Noël (Bamako). It’s a fascinating conversation about the artist’s creative process and how she was inspired,…

En aparté with Taoufiq Izeddiou

Video interview

Interview with Taoufiq Izeddiou about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

La Chute : Eros and Thanatos (excerpt)

Video interview

Documentation on the creative process of La Chute.

La Chute : Eros and Thanatos

Video interview

Documentation on the creative process of La Chute. June 2019, Studio Flak The creation and documentation of La chute are made possible thanks to the Conseil des arts de Montréal’s DémART-Mtl program

La Chute : Thoughts in motion

Video interview

Documentation on the creative process of La Chute.

La Chute : Culture is our lifeblood

Video interview

Documentation on the creative process of La Chute. The creation and documentation of La chute are made possible thanks to the Conseil des arts de Montréal’s DémART-Mtl program

La Chute : Culture is our lifeblood (excerpt)

Video interview

Documentation on the creative process of La Chute. The creation and documentation of La chute are made possible thanks to the Conseil des arts de Montréal’s DémART-Mtl program

Interview with Kettly Noël

Video interview

In this up-close-and-personal interview with Angélique Willkie, Kettly Noël (Mali) talks about the Danse mutante project, sharing her thoughts on the fear involved in creative work, the trauma of the African experience in relation to the white colonial body, and the symbolism of hair for…

Study day on dance and the visual arts at MACM – Performance in the museum (excerpt)

Event recording, Video interview

The study day on dance and the visual arts held by the MAC as part of the Françoise Sullivan exhibition took place January 11, 2019 in Montreal. With: Lynda Gaudreau, Simon Grenier-Poirier, Catherine Lavoie-Marcus, Dorian Nuskind-Oder and The Two Gullivers (Flutura and Besnik Haxhillari).

Interview : Around Territoires

Video interview

Interview with Lucie Grégoire and her dancers Kim Henry, Isabelle Poirier and James Viveiros.

Danse mutante – Capsule 4

Video interview

With Francis Ducharme, Riley Sims, Mélanie Demers, Anne-Marie Jourdenais and Ann Liv Young

Interview : Around Territoires (excerpt)

Video interview

Interview with Lucie Grégoire and her dancers Kim Henry, Isabelle Poirier and James Viveiros.

Danse mutante – Capsule 1

Video interview

With :Francis Ducharme, Riley Sims, Mélanie Demers, Alexandre Pilon-Guay, Mykalle Bielinski, Anne-Marie Jourdenais, David Blouin and Julien Veronneau.

En aparté with Rakesh Sukesh

Video interview

Interview with Rakesh Sukesh  about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

Interview between Lucie Grégoire and Paul Auster

Video interview

The choreographer and dancer Lucie Grégoire celebrated her dance company thirtieth birthday founded in 1986 with the restaging of Les Choses dernières, inspired by Paul Auster’s book Le voyage d’Anna Blume. Recorded February 27, 2016, in Brooklyn (NY). Directed by Paulo Castro-Lopes.

Carol Prieur: Paths of memory

Video interview

Interview with Carol Prieur conducted by Sophie Michaud on April 30, 2018, at the Compagnie Marie Chouinard, in Montreal.

Isabelle Poirier: Exploring the many paths of transmission

Video interview

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

Carol Prieur: Paths of memory (excerpt)

Video interview

Interview with Carol Prieur conducted by Sophie Michaud on April 30, 2018, at the Compagnie Marie Chouinard, in Montreal. © Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault, 2018

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

Video interview

Interview with Isabelle Poirier conducted by Sophie Michaud on May 1, 2018, at the artist’s house, in Montreal. © Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault, 2018

Marc Béland and Alix Dufresne: reflecting on Dancers (excerpt)

Video interview

Interview by Lise Gagnon, Executive Director of the FJPP recorded March 23, 2018 at the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault. (in French)

Interview with Olivia Grandville : Dance as a way of being in the world (in French)

Audio interview

Interview by Lise Gagnon, Executive Director of the FJPP recorded May 5, 2017 at the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault

Interview with Olivia Grandville : Dance as a way of being in the world (excerpt, in French)

Video interview

Interview by Lise Gagnon, Executive Director of the FJPP recorded May 5, 2017 at the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault.

Un impérieux besoin de résonance : Lucie Grégoire (in French)

Video interview

Interview with Lucie Grégoire about her work Les choses dernières, conducted by Guylaine Massoutre on May 3, 2016, at the studio Lucie Grégoire Danse. Filming and editing: Paulo Castro-Lopes Assistant: Ariane Dessaulles

Portraits croisés – Michèle Febvre vue par Nicolas Cantin

Video interview

(In French) Following the intergenerational collaborations that gave rise to the work Pluton, La 2e Porte à Gauche imagined a series of portraits produced by Claudia Chan Tak with the help of Katya Montaignac. Major figures in Quebec contemporary dance are presented through the gaze…

Confessions – Paul-André Fortier

Video interview

(In French)

Portraits croisés – Louise Bédard vue par Catherine Gaudet

Video interview

(in French) Following the intergenerational collaborations that gave rise to the work Pluton, La 2e Porte à Gauche imagined a series of portraits produced by Claudia Chan Tak with the help of Katya Montaignac. Major figures in Quebec contemporary dance are presented through the gaze…

Bras de plomb – Interview with Paul-André Fortier

Video interview

(In French) An interview with Paul-André Fortier about the work Bras de plomb.

Bras de plomb – S’approprier une œuvre

Video interview

(in French)

Confessions (excerpt) – Paul-André Fortier with English subtitles

Video interview

(In French with English subtitles) Video: Xavier Curnillon

Interview with Louise Bédard

Video interview

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…

Portraits croisés – Marc Boivin vu par Mélanie Demers et Linda Rabin

Video interview

(in French) Following the intergenerational collaborations that gave rise to the work Pluton, La 2e Porte à Gauche imagined a series of portraits produced by Claudia Chan Tak with the help of Katya Montaignac. Major figures in Quebec contemporary dance are presented through the gaze…

Portraits croisés – Ginette Laurin vue par Virginie Brunelle et Daniel Soulières

Video interview

(in French) Following the intergenerational collaborations that gave rise to the work Pluton, La 2e Porte à Gauche imagined a series of portraits produced by Claudia Chan Tak with the help of Katya Montaignac. Major figures in Quebec contemporary dance are presented through the gaze…

Portraits croisés – Paul-André Fortier vu par Frédérick Gravel

Video interview

(in French) Following the intergenerational collaborations that gave rise to the work Pluton, La 2e Porte à Gauche imagined a series of portraits produced by Claudia Chan Tak with the help of Katya Montaignac. Major figures in Quebec contemporary dance are presented through the gaze…

Publications

Mémoires des corps entravés et des corps dansants

Publication

Mémoires des corps entravés et des corps dansants is a booklet created by artist and illustrator Youloune, a testament to the souls and bodies of the Indigenous artists who took part in Constrained Body, Dancing Body, Conversations and performances on Indigenous dance in Quebec today,…

Ouvrir la boîte. Regards sur les boîtes chorégraphiques et la documentation en danse

Publication

(in French) For Ouvrir la boîte, Lise Gagnon invited close to 20 dance practitioners—dancers, choreographers and researchers—to examine the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault’s choreographic toolkits from a meta perspective by opening them, interrogating them and unpacking them, in order to view them from different angles and…

La danse de Hanako  –  Hanako’s Dance

Publication

This fanzine invites you to follow the traces of a ghost-like dance. The dance by Hanako Hoshimi-Caines was performed before a select few, and was not filmed or photographed. Yet its sensory content was methodically captured in this multi-authored work.    

Bien documenter pour favoriser la découverte en ligne

Publication

(in French) This guide offers dance practitioners a method and tools to map our digital ecosystem, better preserve dance’s digital traces, represent information in the form of metadata, and understand what is required to relate these metadata to the Web of culture.  

Blanc Mémoire

Publication

(in French) Quebec choreographer and teacher Manon Hotte, currently based in Geneva, presents the creative process behind Blanc Mémoire—an archival installation she co-created with Swiss photographer and stage director Dorothée Thébert.  

Brief: Documentation, valorisation et transmission des patrimoines de la danse contemporaine et actuelle au Québec : Enjeux actuels

Publication

(in French) The Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault submitted a brief to the ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec as part of a public consultation on the renewal of Quebec’s cultural policy. The brief highlighted issues related to preserving and transmitting our contemporary dance…

L’INVISIBLE VISIBLE

Publication

(in French) L’INVISIBLE VISIBLE – Transmission d’outils d’interprétation en danse, by  Sylvie Pinard is a guide to discovering one’s expressive body. The book offers a comprehensive training program for dancers and teachers, based on a synthesis of her various discoveries and teaching approaches as both a Laban analyst and…

BAnQ’s Dance Archive Guide

Publication

(in French) This guide, published by BAnQ, sets out a classification system and conservation schedule adapted to dance organizations.    

Artistic Legacy Guide: Le Testament Artistique

Publication

(in French) Written by Me Sophie Préfontaine, this guide is intended to assist dance artists in writing their will and understanding issues related to their legacy. It provides crucial information on artistic legacies at a time when the dance community itself is considering the question…

Teaching and transmission

En aparté with Archie Burnett

Video interview

Interview with Archie Burnett about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

Territoires partagés with Karla Étienne (in French)

Article, Interview

Karla Étienne presents PEFAPDA – an interview led by Johanna Bienaise for Territoires Partagés – November 2019.   Le PEFAPDA, Programme d’entrainement et de formation artistique et professionnel en danse, a été créé en 2003 par la chorégraphe Zab Maboungou, directrice artistique de Compagnie Danse…

Josiane Bernier meets Natalie Plante (excerpt)

Video interview

With Josiane Bernier, Natalie Plante and Harold Rhéaume

En aparté with Caleaf Sellers

Video interview
Interview with Caleaf Sellers about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Mafalda Deville

Video interview

Interview with Mafalda Deville about her career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Jos Baker

Video interview

Interview with Jos Baker about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Moya Michael

Video interview

Interview with Moya Michael about her career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Victoria P. Miranda

Video interview

Interview with Victoria P. Miranda about her career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

A young dancer’s response to the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault’s pedagogical material (in French)

Article
Offrir la culture aux jeunes Comme enseignante, j’éprouve un réel plaisir de m’inspirer des suggestions d’activités que l’on peut retrouver sur différents sites Web,  mes choix privilégiant les outils qui donnent la part belle aux approches pédagogiques innovantes, à l’éducation artistique ainsi qu’à la dimension...

En aparté with Kenji Takagi

Video interview

Interview with Kenji Takagi about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Tom Weksler

Video interview

Interview with Tom Weksler about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Thi-Mai Nguyen

Video interview

Interview with Thi-Mai Nguyen about her career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Eldad Ben-Sasson

Video interview

Interview with Eldad Ben-Sasson about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Laura Aris Alvarez

Video interview

Interview with Laura Aris Alvarez about her career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Benoît Lachambre

Video interview

Interview with Benoît Lachambre about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Tomislav English

Video interview

Interview with Tomislav English about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Vittoria De Ferrari Sapetto

Video interview

Interview with Vittoria De Ferrari Sapetto about her career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Taoufiq Izeddiou

Video interview

Interview with Taoufiq Izeddiou about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Quan Bui Ngoc

Video interview

Interview with Quan Bui Ngoc about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Milan Herich

Video interview

Interview with Milan Herich about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Edivaldo Ernesto

Video interview

Interview with Edivaldo Ernesto about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Leif Firnhaber

Video interview

Interview with Leif Firnhaber about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Antony Rizzi

Video interview

Interview with Antony Rizzi about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Andrej Petrovic

Video interview

Interview with Andrej Petrovic about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Rakesh Sukesh

Video interview

Interview with Rakesh Sukesh  about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Raphaëlle Delaunay

Video interview

Interview with Raphaëlle Delaunay about her career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Sita Ostheimer

Video interview
Interview with Sita Ostheimer about her career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Ben Fury

Video interview

Interview with Ben Fury about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Damien Fournier

Video interview

Interview with Damien Fournier about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Angélique Willkie

Video interview

Interview with Angélique Willkie about her career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Roberto Olivan

Video interview

Interview with Roberto Olivan about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Lali Ayguadé Farró

Video interview

Interview with Lali Ayguadé Farr about her career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Charles Slender-White

Video interview

Interview with Charles Slender-White about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Meytal Blanaru

Video interview

Interview with Meytal Blanaru about her career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Handy “MonstaPop” Yacinthe

Video interview

Interview with Handy ”MonstaPop” Yacinthe about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with José Agudo

Video interview

Interview with José Agudo about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

En aparté with Tony Vezich

Video interview

Interview with Tony Vezich about his career and approach to teaching contemporary dance in an international context.

Danser Joe dans la ville – excerpts

Event recording

Excerpts of a Danser Joe dans la ville workshop led by Sara Hanley and Catherine Tardif (created in 2013 by Ginelle Chagnon) in Montreal at the Maison de la culture Frontenac and Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension. Performed by: Lise Catudal, Florence Daniel, Lise Desjardins, Marie-Andrée Dubrûle, Diana Dupré, Geneviève Ethier, Charlie Gougeon,…

Danser Joe at Older & Reckless #39

Event recording

Presentation of a Danser Joe workshop led by Catherine Tardif, assisted by Bonnie Kim (created in 2013 by Ginelle Chagnon) in Toronto for Older & Reckless #39. A coproduction of MoONhORsE Dance Theater Older & Reckless #39 presented by MOonhORsE Dance Theatre in association with Harbourfront Centre, November…

L’INVISIBLE VISIBLE

Publication

(in French) L’INVISIBLE VISIBLE – Transmission d’outils d’interprétation en danse, by  Sylvie Pinard is a guide to discovering one’s expressive body. The book offers a comprehensive training program for dancers and teachers, based on a synthesis of her various discoveries and teaching approaches as both a Laban analyst and…

Legacy Project – episode 3: Conflict-Transformation

Video interview

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…

Legacy Project – episode 1

Video interview

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…

Testimonials

Article

From the participants in the Legacy Project

Virtual exhibitions

Jean-Pierre Perreault, Choreographer

Website

The virtual exhibition Jean-Pierre Perreault, Choreographer, directed by Ginelle Chagnon, reveals the world of Jean-Pierre Perreault, tracing his personal and artistic journey. The exhibition features 15 major works accompanied by over 625 photographs, drawings, manuscript notes, dance notations, program excerpts and posters. The exhibition also features…

Youth audiences

A young dancer’s response to the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault’s pedagogical material (in French)

Article
Offrir la culture aux jeunes Comme enseignante, j’éprouve un réel plaisir de m’inspirer des suggestions d’activités que l’on peut retrouver sur différents sites Web,  mes choix privilégiant les outils qui donnent la part belle aux approches pédagogiques innovantes, à l’éducation artistique ainsi qu’à la dimension...

Educational Discovery Guide

Website

An invitation to teachers and their students to learn about the work of Jean-Pierre Perreault