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Le Café des Arts, co-organized by the Alliance Française of Vancouver and the cultural services of the French Embassy in Canada, with the participation of Aurelia Bizouard, is a new event that gives local artists a chance to speak in a friendly place, thus opening the discussion with the public.

For this second Café des Arts, we'll speak about Performing Arts !


Our 3 speakers will be:

SERGE BENNATHAN founded Les Productions Figlio in 2006. He also developed projects for Winnipeg Contemporary DancersLADMMIDansEncorpsSFUBallet British ColumbiaMocean (Halifax), The National Ballet of CanadaLes Ballets de Monte-CarloSerge Bennathan was the winner of the Rio Tinto Alcan 2012 with his play Elles, a choreographic piece for 8 dancers, created in Vancouver. He also received the Jacqueline Lemieux Prize from the Canada Council in 2014. Writer and painter, Serge Bennathan has written and illustrated 4 books. His paintings were exhibited in Montreal and Vancouver, reflecting the poetry of the human soul through his dreams, imagination and humor.

ISABELLE KIROUAC AREVALO is an interdisciplinary choreographer, artist in movement and acrobatic stilt dancer. Originally from Quebec and now based in Vancouver, her work ranges from contemporary dance, improvisation, circus and immersive theater. Isabelle Kirouac Arevalo has presented her artistic works locally and internationally, has been a member of the Carpetbag Brigade Physical Theater (San Francisco) for several years and has worked with many artists and companies such as Body Research (USA), Theatre Junction (Calgary), La Pocha Nostra (USA/Mexico), Nemcatacoa Teatro (Colombia), Trinidad Martinez (Spain), Lea Kieffer (Berlin / France), Félix Ruckert (Berlin), Emmalena Fredriksson , Emilio Rojas, The Dusty Flowerpot (Vancouver), etc. She is also the mother of a six-month-old girl and shares her life with a mycologist.

JULIE LEBEL is specialized in contemporary creation, cultural mediation, improvisation, teaching, in-situ work and collaborations with other disciplines, particularly in music. She is also the coordinator of the Cultural Dance Mediation programs at Made in BC - Dance on Tour. His vision of art is one of collaboration, and his multidisciplinary approach brings together musicians, visual artists, filmmakers and writers. Much of her practice involves in situ and community-based art, as evidenced by her productions of multi-generational amateur dancers, her research on dancing of dancers and her projects on psychogeography. His current projects include Paper Playground, Knitting, Yarn-Around and Dancing the Parenting.


Each participant will speak for 20 minutes followed up by a Q&A. Stick around after the event to enjoy wine and cheese with us!

If you wish to participate, please confirm your presence by sending an email to library@alliancefrancaise.ca

Alliance française de Vancouver 6161 Cambie Street Vancouver

VANCOUVER - Café des Arts: Dance

When
April 6, 2017 at 6:30pm
Where
Alliance française de Vancouver
6161 Cambie Street
Vancouver

Le Café des Arts, co-organized by the Alliance Française of Vancouver and the cultural services of the French Embassy in Canada, with the participation of Aurelia Bizouard, is a new event that gives local artists a chance to speak in a friendly place, thus opening the discussion with the public.

For this second Café des Arts, we'll speak about Performing Arts !


Our 3 speakers will be:

SERGE BENNATHAN founded Les Productions Figlio in 2006. He also developed projects for Winnipeg Contemporary DancersLADMMIDansEncorpsSFUBallet British ColumbiaMocean (Halifax), The National Ballet of CanadaLes Ballets de Monte-CarloSerge Bennathan was the winner of the Rio Tinto Alcan 2012 with his play Elles, a choreographic piece for 8 dancers, created in Vancouver. He also received the Jacqueline Lemieux Prize from the Canada Council in 2014. Writer and painter, Serge Bennathan has written and illustrated 4 books. His paintings were exhibited in Montreal and Vancouver, reflecting the poetry of the human soul through his dreams, imagination and humor.

ISABELLE KIROUAC AREVALO is an interdisciplinary choreographer, artist in movement and acrobatic stilt dancer. Originally from Quebec and now based in Vancouver, her work ranges from contemporary dance, improvisation, circus and immersive theater. Isabelle Kirouac Arevalo has presented her artistic works locally and internationally, has been a member of the Carpetbag Brigade Physical Theater (San Francisco) for several years and has worked with many artists and companies such as Body Research (USA), Theatre Junction (Calgary), La Pocha Nostra (USA/Mexico), Nemcatacoa Teatro (Colombia), Trinidad Martinez (Spain), Lea Kieffer (Berlin / France), Félix Ruckert (Berlin), Emmalena Fredriksson , Emilio Rojas, The Dusty Flowerpot (Vancouver), etc. She is also the mother of a six-month-old girl and shares her life with a mycologist.

JULIE LEBEL is specialized in contemporary creation, cultural mediation, improvisation, teaching, in-situ work and collaborations with other disciplines, particularly in music. She is also the coordinator of the Cultural Dance Mediation programs at Made in BC - Dance on Tour. His vision of art is one of collaboration, and his multidisciplinary approach brings together musicians, visual artists, filmmakers and writers. Much of her practice involves in situ and community-based art, as evidenced by her productions of multi-generational amateur dancers, her research on dancing of dancers and her projects on psychogeography. His current projects include Paper Playground, Knitting, Yarn-Around and Dancing the Parenting.


Each participant will speak for 20 minutes followed up by a Q&A. Stick around after the event to enjoy wine and cheese with us!

If you wish to participate, please confirm your presence by sending an email to library@alliancefrancaise.ca

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