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  • 5 June 2019 - The Sursaut Squad available across Quebec

    We are happy to announce that as of the autumn of 2019, our outreach project, The Sursaut Squad, will be available to all regions of the province of Quebec. Created with the express purpose of being brought into schools, the aim of this special squad is to introduce and bring to life contemporary dance in the educational environment. The workshop is led by three dancers and a facilitator, and offers students a chance to see short choreographic excerpts, learn some movement sequences, and experiment with movement creation. A special grant from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec for projects aimed at young audiences allows The Sursaut Squad to be offered at a low cost throughout all regions of Quebec over the next two seasons. Learn more >>

  • 16 April 2019 - Acuna performed at the Petits bonheurs Festival in Blainville

    IMG_6874Acuna will be presented at the Petits bonheurs Festival in Blainville on April 28th at 11:00 a.m. This production for the very young, choreographed and performed by Amandine Garrido Gonzalez, brings to the stage the birth of a charming creature, who step by step, sets out to discover the world.

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  • 10 April 2019 - Workshop for the International Dance Day

    journée-internationale-danseIn order to highlight International Dance Day, celebrated every year on the 29th of April, the company is inviting citizens of all ages, and all cultures, to join us in a special participatory and creative workshop, with an accent on the universal character of the language of dance. An activity for sharing and exchanging between different generations and different cultures.

    April 29th 2019, 6:30 p.m.
    Centre des arts de la scène Jean-Besré
    (250, rue du Dépôt)
    Free admission

  • 2 April 2019 - Dance training classes with Lara Kramer

    headshot lores-Lara Kramer will offer the season’s final training classes from April 15th to 18th at the Centre des arts de la scène Jean-Besré. Choreographer and multidisciplinary artist, Lara will work with the participants to undertake the creative process based on the physicality and theatricality of the body.

    Information and detailed schedule >>

  • 21 March 2019 - Registrations are open for the summer dance camp!

    Summer-dance-day-camp2019From July 8th to 12th, the fourteenth edition of Sursaut’s summer dance camp will once again offer children from 6 years of age and up the opportunity to spend a week discovering the world of contemporary dance. Accompanied by professional artists in a playful and exploratory atmosphere, participants will be introduced to different approaches to movement and will acquire a variety of tools that will inspire their own choreographic creations. In this same creative spirit and always with a movement-oriented approach, participants will also work on a visual arts project throughout the week.

    Information and registration >>
    Video | A glimpse of the camp >>

  • 14 March 2019 - AUDITION

    _FL29167The Sursaut Dance Company is looking for a male dancer for its’ young and family audience production Me squared, choreographed by Stephanie Brochard. The candidate possesses a strong background and training in contemporary dance, has extensive professional performing experience, is in excellent physical condition with versatility in movement styles. Acrobatic movement skills, and ease in theatrical performance are a plus. Applications must be sent no later than March 27th 2019, to the attention of Francine Châteauvert. Only selected candidates will receive an invitation to the audition.

    Audition date : April 9th 2019
    The audition will be held in Sherbrooke, at the Centre des arts de la scène Jean-Besré (250, rue du Dépôt)
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  • 14 February 2019 - Classes with Kelly Keenan

    We are pleased to welcome Kelly Keenan for another week of dances classes this winter. This workshop explores ways to transfer the tactile experience we get from the floor and each other into dancing through space. The class will propose different tasks, prompts, metaphors and images to guide, layer and shape our experience of a dance. The classes will weave from floor to standing and with a great interest in the artful play and pleasure of dancing. Not to be missed!

    From February 25th to March 1st, 2019, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Centre des arts de la scène Jean-Besré
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  • 7 February 2019 - Body-Mind Centering workshop with Mariko Tanabe

    Don’t miss the Body-Mind Centering workshop with Mariko Tanabe at the Centre des arts de la scène Jean-Besré, from February 11th to the 14th, 9:30 am to 12:30pm. This workshop is open to all professionals in the performing arts working with movement.

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  • 25 January 2019 - Dance classes for adolescents are back!

    Contemporary dance classes for adolescents will be back after spring break! Offered by Stephanie Brochard, dancer and assistant artistic director for the Sursaut Dance Company, the classes aim to develop the consciousness of the body through the principles of contemporary dance, while at the same time encouraging each participant to develop his or her own personal creativity and approach to movement. Register now!

    Thursdays, from March 14th to May 16th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
    Centre des arts de la scène Jean-Besré
    Cost: $125 (+ tax) for the session
    Registration >>

  • 22 January 2019 - A first tour for Me squared!

    The production Me squared begins its dissemination on tour this winter.  Created by Stephanie Brochard, the show will be performed at the Carré 150 in Victoriaville, Quebec, on January 23rd, at the Riverview Arts Center in Riverview, New Brunswick, on January 26th, and finally at the River Run Centre in Guelph, Ontario, from January 29th through the 31st.