General manager

The board of directors of RUBBERBANDance Group (RBDG) is pleased to announce that Fannie Bellefeuille has been appointed general manager of the company. Fannie Bellefeuille’s appointment came into effect on April 27, 2015.

“We’re very happy with this appointment, the result of a natural evolution within the company. The cultural sector is in constant transition and creation/dissemination models change. Fannie Bellefeuille possesses all the skills needed to propel the company into its new cycle of maturity. The board of directors thanks her warmly for agreeing to take on this new challenge, and we assure her of our utmost confidence,” remarked Benoit Labbé, chairman of RBDG’s board.

“For five years now, Fannie’s presence has enabled the company to realize its founders’ vision. Her sensitivity, professionalism, and thoroughness make her an essential support in our company’s artistic development. We’re very proud of the road we’ve travelled together, and can look to the future with boldness and enthusiasm,” added Victor Quijada, founder and artistic co-director of RBDG.

Rebel bodies

982045Described by the Musée de la civilisation in Quebec City as “an invitation to discover contemporary dance as a universal language,” the exhibition Rebel bodies opened yesterday.

RUBBERBANDance Group is proud to announce that Victor Quijada is one of the eminent Quebec-based choreographer/dancers chosen to incarnate the six themes of the exposition. Using video and other technology, this immersive, interactive meeting with dance is exuberantly expressed in movement and in words by Victor Quijada (the urban body), Margie Gillis (the natural body), France Geoffroy (the atypical body), Daniel Léveillé (the political body), Louise Lecavalier (the virtuoso body), and Martine Époque and Denis Poulin (the multi-body).

Trafó!

IMG_0024Empirical Quotient was presented in Budapest, Hungary, on February 26 and 27; we invite you to look at the poster that was done for that occasion! RUBBERBANDance Group is going on to Aachen, Germany, to perform the work from March 5-8, and will also give a workshop on March 7.

Appointment of Victor Quijada

RUBBERBANDance Group is proud to announce that its founder and artistic co-director, Victor Quijada, has been selected as artist in residence by the USC Kaufman School of Dance in Los Angeles, California. Victor is the only Quebecer (or Canadian) to have been invited to join the school’s faculty, made up of renowned dancers, choreographers, and artistic directors.

For more informations, please read the Press Release.

Domaine Forget 2015!

danceFor the fourth consecutive year, RUBBERBANDance Group is in residency at Domaine Forget!

For more informations, click here. Application deadline: February 15, 2015.

Audition Notice!

RUBBERBANDance Group is holding auditions for men and women on January 3 and 4, 2015. Auditions are by invitation through an application process.

Please submit your CV and visual material to Alexandre Escure, our Communications Officer – communications@rubberbandance.com – by November 28, 2014. Candidates selected for live auditions in Montreal will be contacted with further details.

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Cinquième Salle – 10 years !

10 years of programming at Cinquieme Salle!

Big shout out to the visionary former director Michel Gagnon; for all he accomplished while he was he there at Place des Arts! Read the article of Voir here.