Launch of EC2 and three choreographic toolkits

September 21, 2016

The Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault launched its new digital platform EC2_Espaces chorégraphiques 2 and a unique digital collection of choreographic toolkits on September 21, 2016.

These projects, designed to showcase Quebec’s contemporary dance heritage, were carried out in collaboration with Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, the Dance Department at UQAM, Fortier Danse-Création, La 2e Porte à Gauche, Le Carré des Lombes, Louise Bédard Danse, Lucie Grégoire Danse, the Margie Gillis Dance Foundation, PPS Danse, Tangente and the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec.

Many thanks to La danse sur les routes du Québec for their generous support.

 

September 21, 2016, at 5 p.m.
Pavillon de danse de l’Université du Québec à Montréal
840 Cherrier, Montreal

Projects

Choreographic toolkit: Cartes postales de Chimère

September 21, 2016
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...

Choreographic toolkit: Bras de plomb

September 21, 2016
The solo Bras de plomb was created in 1993 out of an encounter between the dancer and choreographer Paul-André Fortier and artist Betty Goodwin. Out of these two artists’ obsession with the human body emerged this fascinating piece, a profound reflection on the human condition....

Choreographic toolkit: Duos pour corps et instruments

September 21, 2016
In 2003, the choreographer Danièle Desnoyers was invited to create a work in residence at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. The resulting Duos pour corps et instruments was performed by three of Montreal’s most renowned dancers: Sophie Corriveau, AnneBruce Falconer and Siôned Watkins. Ten...

Documents

Choreographic toolkit - press kit

Duos pour corps et instruments press kit

This document gathers all the press articles surrounding the work Duos pour corps et instruments (2003) by Danièle Desnoyers. (In French)

Choreographic toolkit - press kit

Bras de plomb press kit

This document gathers all the press articles surrounding the work Bras de plomb (1993) by Paul-André Fortier (some articles in English).

Choreographic toolkit - press kit

Cartes postales de Chimère press kit

This document gathers all the press articles surrounding the work Cartes postales de Chimère (1996) by Louise Bédard (some articles in English).

Choreographic toolkit - excerpt

Duos pour corps et instruments Choreographic toolkit (excerpts)

Discover excerpts from the Duos pour corps et instruments Choreographic toolkit (in French). The Choreographic toolkit is on sale for 60$ for the digital file + 75$ for the print version (individuals) + shipping and 100$ for the digital file + 75$ for the print…

Choreographic toolkit - excerpt

Bras de plomb Choreographic toolkit (excerpts)

Discover excerpts from the Bras de plomb Choreographic toolkit (in French). The Choreographic toolkit is on sale for 60$ for the digital file + 75$ for the print version (individuals) + shipping and 100$ for the digital file + 75$ for the print version (institutions…

Choreographic toolkit - excerpt

Cartes postales de Chimère Choreographic toolkit (excerpts)

Discover excerpts from the Cartes postales de Chimère Choreographic toolkit (in French). The Choreographic toolkit is on sale for 60$ for the digital file + 75$ for the print version (individuals) + shipping and 100$ for the digital file + 75$ for the print version…

Excerpt from work

Rehearsals : Cartes postales de Chimère Re-enactment

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…

Video interview

Confessions – Paul-André Fortier

(In French) The solo Bras de plomb was created in 1993 out of an encounter between the dancer and choreographer Paul-André Fortier and artist Betty Goodwin. Out of these two artists’ obsession with the human body emerged this fascinating piece, a profound reflection on the…

Video interview

Bras de plomb – Interview with Paul-André Fortier

(In French) An interview with Paul-André Fortier about the work Bras de plomb. The solo Bras de plomb was created in 1993 out of an encounter between the dancer and choreographer Paul-André Fortier and artist Betty Goodwin. Out of these two artists’ obsession with the…

Video interview

Bras de plomb – S’approprier une œuvre

(in French)

Video interview

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

(In French with English subtitles) Video: Xavier Curnillon

Excerpt from work

Excerpts Lucie Vigneault

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…

Video interview

Interview with Louise Bédard

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…

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