It is with great pleasure that the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault invites you to celebrate the launch of its 2021–2022 programming—with lively conversation, joy, and bubbles—on Thursday, November 25, at 5 p.m., at the Conseil des arts de Montréal. We have an exciting evening lined…
Early this month, our chair Marc Boivin sent you an email in which he mentioned a special event we’ve been planning for months: the unveiling of our new name and website, and the launch of our first fundraising campaign—along with an exciting lineup of performances…
Life is full of surprises and beautiful stories. This past winter, artist and illustrator Youloune was exploring our website when she came across the video recordings
Dear Pierre-Paul, it’s our turn to say goodbye and how saddened we are by your passing. You were passionate and committed, with countless projects on the go. You lived a fast-paced life and it was a pleasure to watch you reflect, create, dance and run…
It is with great pleasure that the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault invites you to the launch of two publications from this past spring: La danse de Hanako – Hanako’s Dance and Ouvrir la boîte. Regards sur les boîtes chorégraphiques et la documentation en danse. The launch…
This fall, we’ll be launching a major digital project, Mapping Black Holes. The project will be coordinated by Catherine Lavoie-Marcus, who came up with the original idea.
We’ve been waiting quite a while (a few years!) for the arrival of this important book, which offers a description and discussion of the FJPP’s choreographic toolkits, along with reflections on the documentation of dance.
The FJPP will strive to decolonize dance through its reflections and actions. Recognizing the plural identities making up Quebec society involves revisiting the aesthetics, role and functioning of artistic institutions.
As a conclusion to our Making Dance Discoverable Online project, the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault is delighted to invite you to the launch of the digital guide Bien documenter pour favoriser la découverte en ligne
The Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault is thrilled to invite you to a day of reflection and discussion around authorship in dance, to be held from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., on Friday, October 18 at the Conseil des arts de Montréal.
May 16 marked the launch of L’essor de la vie culturelle au XXIe, edited by Maryse Paquin and published by Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal.
Why and how should we manage our data? In this fascinating presentation, digital consultant Josée Plamondon shows how dance artists can make their mark in the digital landscape.
From January 7 to 18, Ginelle Chagnon taught excerpts of Jean-Pierre Perreault’s Nuit to professional dancers at the Toronto-based company Citadel + Compagnie.
Following our AGM on December 6, we’d like to thank outgoing Board member Sarah Pilote-Henry, a lawyer at Fasken, for her valuable contribution over the past five years.
It is with great pleasure that the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault (FJPP) has invited Quebec choreographer and teacher Manon Hotte to present the creative process behind the archival installation Blanc Mémoire
On November 21, the FJPP launched two new choreographic toolkits—for Les Choses dernières, by Lucie Grégoire, and Bagne, by Jeff Hall and Pierre-Paul Savoie
Copyright: A space of freedom or constraint for the creation and use of choreographic works 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….
Montreal, September 22, 2016 – The Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault has made the online transmission of Quebec’s contemporary dance heritage one of its top priorities.
This past August, we moved out of our small office on Sherbrooke Street and bid an emotional farewell to the members of Circuit-Est.
Once again, the workshop Danser Joe dans la ville, created by Ginelle Chagnon and led this year by Sara Hanley and Catherine Tardif, offered participants a unique, moving and inspiring dance experience.
Curated by Marie Lavorel, this exhibition presents a history of dance in Quebec based on the writings of Iro Valaskakis-Tembeck, drawn in part from her book Danser à Montréal.
On April 28, Lise Gagnon, Executive Director of the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault, and Nicole Turcotte, Visiting Professor at the Department of Dance at UQAM, will lead a workshop titled The Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault: transmitting our contemporary dance heritage.
The Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault (FJPP) is pleased to invite you to a focus day on copyright and dance heritage on Friday, October 2, 2015.
On November 28, 2015, FJPP Director Lise Gagnon participated in the study day Patrimoines 3.0 – Le numérique, nouveaux enjeux, nouvelles formes, organized by the Institut du patrimoine de l’UQAM and the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec.
A huge thank you to Louise Bédard and Ginelle Chagnon – and to all the participants as well – who made the workshop Au cœur des œuvres de Louise Bédard an unforgettable experience.
On October 9, 2015, FJPP President Marc Boivin, along with Executive Director Lise Gagnon, opened the Mise en exposition des arts vivants session with their presentation Mémoire vivante et virtuelle de la danse.
The inspiring guided tour of the online exhibition Jean-Pierre Perreault, Choreographer is now online! The guide was created for high school students and teachers by Nicole Turcotte, visiting professor at the UQAM dance department.
On May 8, 2014, the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault (FJPP) announced a series of major projects it is planning to undertake as it celebrates its 30th anniversary.
The Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault (FJPP) is proud to announce the launch of Phase 2 of the online exhibition Jean-Pierre Perreault, Choreographer.
The Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault is a proud partner in this major international event (May 2 to 4, 2013), which will bring together theoreticians and professionals from two artistic disciplines, performance art and contemporary dance.
Only a few weeks after the launch of the virtual exhibition Jean-Pierre Perreault, Choreographer, young dancers from five Canadian cities will tackle Perreault’s work.
The Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault (FJPP) is pleased to announce the launch of Phase 1 of Jean-Pierre Perreault, Choreographer: A Virtual Exhibition.