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Springboard Plateform 2019

Espace culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme June 14, 2019

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Join us at our annual informal showing at Place des arts to discover the Resident and
Emerging Choreographers of Springboard Danse Montréal 2019!
 

Springboard Danse Montréal is a not­for­profit organization that connects hand­selected, elite performers with influential and renowned companies and choreographers from around the world in Montréal. Springboard aids the professional dancer at various stages of their career by providing the skills necessary to transition between school and a first job, by developing broader career opportunities, and by enriching an already burgeoning career with new contacts and exposure. In addition, the project facilitates current and future artistic endeavors between countless dancers and choreographers by nurturing an invaluable network of professional peers. Each company that participates in this unique project is in the position to collaborate with, and potentially hire, the highest caliber of dance artist available. As such, Springboard’s unique value proposition lies in the artistic expertise of its dedicated and experienced faculty in addition to its mentorship opportunities, creating a true ecosystem and global network of artistic peers over a lifetime.


Springboard is committed to facilitating and showcasing the work of today’s up­and­coming choreographers. The Resident Choreographer and Emerging Choreographer Projects provide selected artists with elite dancers, 26 hours of studio space with the Springboard dancers plus additional hours to conduct independent in­studio research, and the opportunity to present work alongside our Principal Companies. Candidates are selected based on experience and the quality of their previous work. In addition to this unique professional development, Springboard provides each Resident and Emerging Choreographer with the opportunity to engage with talented dancers who may become future collaborators as well as mentors who facilitate the creative process.
 

CREDITS PLATEFORME 2018; Chorégraphe résidente Jasmine Ellis; Danseuse: Dana Pajarillaga; Photo ©David Gonsier

Details

  • Producer / Presenter : Springboard Danse Montreal
  • Venue : Espace culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme
  • Resident Choreographers : La Tresse (Québec) et Kate Hilliard (Québec)
  • Emerging Choreographers : Jason Mabana (Belgique), Vanessa Goodman (Canada), Lior Lazarof (Israël), Simona Deaconescu (Roumanie) et David Albert­-Toth, Emily Gualtieri (Québec)
This activity is presented thanks to the financial support of the
Fondation de la Place des Arts

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