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WITH YOUR SUPPORT, we can improve our annual programming and add to our services. As our community gradually resumes its activities, it is essential to continue to develop parallel projects aimed at supporting artists in the dance community. ​

Founded in 2014, Danse à la Carte (DAC) responds to the need to bring together and support our 220 members (professional dancers and choreographers) from the classical dance, contemporary dance and hip-hop communities around our 4 programs and events.

WITH the community, FOR the community, BY the community

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PROPULSION

1 week at Place des Arts

1 iconic choreographer

7 internationally experienced artists

10 recent graduates

35 hours of research and creation and development

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TRANSFORMATION

125 artists

16 workshops and laboratories exploring the vast spectrum of contemporary dance 

20 choreographers and teachers

7 studios and 1 studio-théâtre

10 days / 290 hours

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Professional Development

Program

215 professional members

105 ballet classes

30 contemporary classes

$5 per class

15 spots per class

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Creation and Research

Program

150 hours in residency

60 heures of mentoring

1 Detour residency - pairing recent graduates and a Montréal choreographer

Excellence in research, creation, networking and professional development.

YOUR DONATIONS ALLOWS US TO:

  • Sponsor 10 recent graduates from professional dance schools in Montreal ($12,000 value)

  • Integrate Propulsion into the heart of DAC's activities

  • Increase the number of TransFormation workshops and labs offered to professional members, at a cost of $9/hr ($20,000 value)

  • Invite internationally renowned choreographers and dancers

  • Enrich our DAC research and creation program (residencies for choreographers and mentoring)

  • Maintain our 135 annual classes for professional members at $5 per class ($28,000 value)

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Rony Joaquin Figueroa

 Diplômée 2018 de l’EDCM 2022

Le fait de travailler avec un chorégraphe qui possède une méthode super précise et chorégraphique, mais qui en même temps appartient et est créé pour chaque individu dans l’équipe, me donne l’espoir sur le fait que danse peut appartenir à chaque corps et que l’on peut projeter qui on est à travers un mouvement imposé.

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Rose Trahan

Diplômée 2018 de l’ESBQ et danseuse aux Grands Ballets

 

Le fait d’être à la Place des Arts pendant une semaine, les loges, le théâtre et la scène, c’était vraiment un souffle d’espoir et de pur bonheur qui m’a rappelé pourquoi je fais ce métier.

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James Joseph Phillips

Danseur avec  O'Vertigo, Sylvain Émard Danse, Catherine Gaudet et au Royal Winnipeg Ballet

I really enjoyed working with a ‘master’ (Edouard Lock), and getting a glimpse into this complex and beautiful world. Edouard was amazing at sharing the depth of his process.

From all of us at DAC,
 

THANK YOU

Thank you for your kind messages of support.

Thank you for your donations.

Thank you for "showing up" to our in studio and virtual classes.
Thank you for joining our workshops.
Thank you for signing up to our #TF2022.
Thank you for being there and being part of our wonderful community.


It has been a difficult year, but it has also been a powerful year. Your support empowers and enables us to successfully meet the challenges we meet.

Help us maintain our activities.
Every little bit helps!

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