Dorotea Saykaly

2023-10-23T10:21:41-04:0023/10/2023|

Dorotea Saykaly is an award winning choreographer and performing artist whose stage and film works have been presented internationally. Originally from Montreal, Canada, Dorotea has enjoyed a rewarding career as a dancer at the Compagnie Marie Chouinard as well as with the GöteborgsOperans Danskompani. Prior to her choreographic career Dorotea worked with renowned choreographers such as Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, ...

Sylvain Émard

2024-01-11T15:34:08-05:0023/10/2023|

A prolific and internationally respected artist, Sylvain Émard created his own dance company Sylvain Émard Danse in 1990. Highly theatrical at first, his work soon evolved into a more formal approach to dance. Ever since Ozone, Ozone (1987), his first solo, up to Rhapsodie (2022), a piece for 20 dancers, he has been exploring the territory of human nature ...

Jera Wolfe

2023-10-23T10:24:21-04:0023/10/2023|

Born in Tkaronto / Toronto, Jera Wolfe is a choreographer and performer of Métis heritage. His captivating choreography has awarded him the 2019 Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Original Choreography for Trace by Red Sky Performance. He has demonstrated an impressive repertoire of works presented by Canadian Stage, Fall For Dance North, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, ...

Ohad Naharin

2023-10-23T10:30:30-04:0023/10/2023|

Ohad Naharin is a choreographer, the creator of the Gaga movement language, and former Artistic Director of Batsheva Dance Company. Born in 1952 in Mizra, Israel, he joined Batsheva Dance Company in 1974 despite having little training. During his first year, guest choreographer Martha Graham invited him to join her own company in New York, where Naharin later made ...

Amaia Elizaran

2023-06-05T14:30:36-04:0005/06/2023|

Amaia Elizaran is a Basque dancer and choreographer who has created seven original contemporary dance pieces and participated in different cultural projects over the last ten years. Born on 1992 in Tolosa (Basque country), she began her classical dance training at the Ekintza school. In 2008, after receiving a scholarship from the Gipuzkoa Provincial Council, she studied at the Mariemma ...

Jean-Benoit Labrecque

2023-07-25T11:17:58-04:0005/06/2023|

His initial passion for urban dances, combined with his training in contemporary dance, give Jean-Benoit Labrecque a great versatility of interpretation sought after by creators. Since graduating from the École de danse contemporaine de Montréal in 2014, he has collaborated with choreographer Danièle Desnoyers on four creations; ANATOMIE D’UN SOUFFLE (2016), UNFOLD|7 PERSPECTIVES (2019), LA FORÊT MIXTE (2021), and FAUNES ...

Parts+Labour_Danse

2023-06-05T13:55:11-04:0008/03/2022|

Parts+Labour_Danse consists of Emily Gualtieri and David Albert-Toth, two Montreal choreographers who have become increasingly prominent on the national stage. Pitting the concrete against fantasy, collaboration is the key word in their creative universe. The methods they devise involve a call-and-response approach to collaboration that has given rise to the company’s unique vocabulary, which pits the performer between script and ...

Jessica Serli

2023-06-05T14:01:11-04:0005/02/2020|

Jessica Serli graduated from the École de danse contemporaine de Montréal in 2005 and is active in Montreal’s contemporary dance scene as a dancer, choreographer and rehearsal director. She has appeared in many choreographic projects led by Milan Gervais/Human Playground, Line Nault, Danse Carpe Diem/ Emmanuel Jouthe, Audrey Bergeron, Amélie Rajotte, Bouge de là/ Hélène Langevin, Normand Marcy, Jacques Poulin-Denis/Grand ...

James Viveiros

2023-06-15T13:16:25-04:0004/04/2018|

James Viveiros is a dance artist of mixed Cree, Metis and Portuguese descent whose performance career spans over 25 years, most notably with Montreal’s Compagnie Marie Chouinard. Having graduated from both Musical Theatre and Dance Programs at Alberta’s Grant MacEwan University in 1998, James has since performed in various theatre, performance, film and choreographic works in festivals and theatres worldwide. ...

Stefania Skoryna

2023-10-23T10:40:26-04:0010/09/2017|

Since graduating from École de danse contemporaine de Montréal in 2015, Stefania Skoryna has performed in works by Mélanie Demers (OFFTA, 2016), Jérémie Niel’s company Pétrus (Théâtre de Quat’sous, 2019), and Martin Messier (FTA, 2019). She also started choreographing and creating works for events at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the Chalet du Mont-Royal, the Montréal Botanical Garden ...

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