Contemporary dance technique
Louise Michel Jackson was born in Canada in 1982. She received her initial training at the École Supérieure de Ballet du Québec, graduating in 1999 before continuing with the Jeune Ballet du Quebec. Since 14 years she’s been working for Cas Public, Rubberbandance Group, Jacques Poulin-Denis, Sasha Kleinplatz, Milan Gervais, Laurel Koop, Sylvain Poirier, Patrice Dubois, Caroline Laurin-Beaucage, Alan Lake, Fréderick Gravel and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui- Eastman Cie (Belgium between 2011 and 2013). In 2007, she presented her first co-choreographed work, a project initiated by Hanako Hoshimi-Caines, Little Bang Theory, involving Lhasa De Sela and Plants and Animals. She’s now touring Monumental (Dana Gingras and Noam Gagnon- HOLY body Tattoo), involving Post rock Band God Speed-YOU! Black Emperor. She’s been teaching regularly around Europe and starts to teach in Canada.
Since 2012, she’s focusing on doing her own projects between Belgium and Montreal. She premiered her duet Stroke (with Ben Fury) in Charleroi-danses (Belgium) last February and will be presented again in Palais de Tokyo (Paris) in September, and in Montreal in November 2016.
Photo: Laurent Gambarelli