Call to Participants – Choreographers / Facilitators

Call to Participants – Choreographers / Facilitators

Nous Sommes L’Été officially opening the spring conversation period for dance and movement artists who would like to lead a process or an exploration during the 2019 labs!

(Le texte français est disponible ici.)

The the role of a creation group leader can be to choreograph, lead, facilitate, or propose an exploration or a creative process. Whether you are an experienced choreographer, an emerging artist, or a dancer who would like to lead a process in a studio, outside the studio, or with other artists, Nous Sommes L’Été would love to hear from you.

What is a laboratory?

Nous Somme L’Été 2019 Summer Lab Dates:
Quebec – from July 22 to August 2nd –  Maison pour la danse de Québec
Montreal – from July 29 to August 9th – UQAM danse department and Tangente

To participate, write to us at nous@lete.ca to schedule a conversation with one of our organizers before May 17th 2019. 

For pricing, see rates 2019.

Call for experimental workshops

Call for experimental workshops

Do you have an idea for a class that you would like to develop and test, or an unusual teaching structure to propose? We want to hear your propositions for workshops and pedagogical explorations in the context of our summer laboratory, in Québec and Montréal!

(Le texte français est disponible ici.)

The suggestions from experienced pedagogues as well as from artists who wish to try their hand at teaching, are an important part of the conversations that lead up to the summer lab. Payment is to be discussed in a transparent and collaborative manner, in response to the funding and revenue that Nous Sommes L’Été is waiting to hear about for this year.

Nous Somme L’Été 2019 Summer Lab Dates:
Quebec – from July 22 to August 2 – Maison pour la danse de Québec
Montreal – from July 29 to August 9 – UQAM danse department and Tangente

To propose an experimental workshop (be it in the structure or dynamic) please contact one of our organizers at nous@lete.ca.

Read about past workshop and training activities (in French).

Invitation to Video Dance Explorations

Invitation to video dance exploration

You are invited to exploration sessions around the theme of video and dance, this and next week.

If one or all of these fit with your schedule, come join us!

Part 1 – Promotional video for dancers

August 1 (wed) and 2 (thurs)
13h-16h, Studio C

Come explore questions about how dancers present themselves through video and online platforms. We will discuss and test out strategies and you’ll have the chance to dance with a videographer filming you to begin or update your promo reel.

Part 2 – Dance films

August 7( tues), 16h-18h, Studio C
August 8 (wed), 13h-16h, Studio B

We’ll talk about dance films, past and present, questions, and possibilities with dance for the screen. We will practice creating a storyboard and filming a short dance film! Bring any cameras or phones and we’ll play with what we have.
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