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12 Apr 2011

Contemporary Québec dance showcased in Barcelona

The Daniel Léveillé Danse company performing with Fundació Antoni Tàpies

Focus Québec Danse, an event showcasing contemporary Québec dance, was held in Barcelona from April 6 to 10.

The program featured performances, workshops, conferences, and exhibitions, including the following activities:

The presentation by Daniel Léveillé Danse of Amour, acide et noix, a hymn to the beauty and fragility of life. The company also teamed up with Fundació Antoni Tàpies to perform a series of experimental choreographies.

The unveiling of Un peu de tendresse bordel de merde !, the second work in Dave Saint Pierre’s trilogy presenting human relationships and the quest for love and tenderness.

A conference by Erin Manning, professor and researcher emeritus at Concordia University and director of Sense Lab, in which she explained how she sees dance. Ms. Manning also led a workshop on choreographic thought that explored the relationships between research and creation.

The Focus Québec Exhibit: 20 years of dance in images, that celebrated the 20th anniversary of Montréal’s Agora de la Danse by offering a panorama of contemporary Québec choreographic creations.

The Québec Government Office in Barcelona organized the event in collaboration with Fundació Antoni Tàpies and Mercat de les Flors.

Québec Government Office in Barcelona
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