Dancers are the living archives of choreographer’s works. Created on that premise by Laurence Lemieux and her partner Bill Coleman, The Kudelka-Taylor Project brings several of the Canadian choreographer’s contemporary works back to the stage, along with a new creation, in January 2006.
Why is dance considered the poor relation among the arts? In part, this is because dance’s history is mostly invisible. Without tangible “artifacts”, dance has a few reference points to mark its evolution and development. Individuals involved in preservation and documentation are motivated to change this.
As long-time co-artistic director of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens and now Choreographer Emeritus, Fernand Nault has created a significant corpus of original ballets. Now eighty-four, and stricken with Parkinson’s disease, he has formally entrusted his choreographic legacy to André Laprise through the creation of the Fonds choréographique Fernand Nault.
July 3-14 juillet 2017
The pre-professional intensive is for aspiring professional dancers looking to develop their strength and artistry.