Puzzle Danse

In partnership with the Embassy of France, the National Arts Center will welcome the Franco-Quebec program known as "Puzzle Danse" on the 8th, 9th and 10th of February, 2007.

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The Puzzle Danse project began in 2002 with the Groupe des 20 de la Région Rhône-Alpes (France) and l’Agora de la Danse (Quebec) uniting French and Quebec choreographers. For this new edition, Jean-claude Gallotta and Isira Makuloluwe for France, and Ginette Laurin and Estelle Clareton for Quebec, created four duos on the theme of departure. After a round of shows in France in 2006, Puzzle Danse will be stopping off in Canada in the beginning of this year.

  • Isira Makuloluwe "Assauts intérieurs"
  • Ginette Laurin "Les Petites Feintes"
  • Jean-Claude Gallotta "Sunset Fratell"
  • Estelle Clareton "FURIES Delta 4/24"

Internationally renowned French choreographer Jean-Claude Gallotta is the director of the Centre Chorégraphique National de Grenoble. Isira Makuloluwe is a young artist originating from Sri-Lanka. In 2000, he started his own company in France known as VIVID.danse.


A network : Le Groupe des 20 city theatres in Rhône-Alpes

Le Groupe des 20 unites 22 theatres from the cities in Rhône-Alpes. Located in medium to small cities, at the heart of the region, or at the outskirts of large cities (Lyon, St-Etienne), these theatres are on the front lines in the fight for creative arts and audience development. This network, in partnership with the Rhône-Alpes region, and the Ministry of Culture (DRAC-Direction Régionale des Affaires Culturelles), acts as a think-tank and offers innovative projects and programs to partner organizations committed to bringing the creative arts for a wide audience.

Performances :
- Thursday, February 8, 8:00pm - the show will be followed by a discussion with the artists
- Friday, February 9, 8:00pm
- Saturday, February 10, 8:00pm

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Tickets : 1-866-850-ARTS / (613)947-7000

Last modified on 13/11/2007

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