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Dance shows for school groups

Here is the program of indoor shows for the 2023/2024 season available to school groups. Prepare to discover a great diversity of options.

For all our shows, you will receive a Learning Activity Guide containing information about the production and the artists, as well as creative exercises to explore certain themes in the work.

Let’s get together and share the pleasure of dance!

In 2023-2024, you can choose from 15 evening shows and 4 matinee shows. There will be an artist talkback after the show every Wednesday, Friday, and during school matinees.
12 years old +
FONDATION DE DANSE MARGIE GILLIS - LITTÉRATURE DU CORPS

FEBRUARY 9. 10, 2024 \ 8:00 PM
Théâtre Maisonneuve, Place des Arts

Length: 1 h 15 including intermission

POETIC + EXPRESSIVE

Dance legend Margie Gillis marks 50 years of creative achievement by imparting her universe to 16 dancers. Vulnerability and upheaval, but also joie de vivre and sensuality inhabit this moving dance mosaic.

10 years old +
SANKOFA DANZAFRO - DETRÁS DEL SUR: DANZAS PARA MANUEL

FEBRUARY 21 > 24,  2024 \ 8:00 PM
Théâtre Maisonneuve, Place des Arts

Length: 1 h 00

ELECTRIFYING + ENGAGED

Dancing as a way of being heard: Sankofa Danzafro delivers a continuous dialogue between percussion, song, African rhythms, urban and contemporary dance; the vibrant expression of a tightly knit community. A total sensory experience.

SCHOOL MATINEE

Thursday, February 22, 2024 - 1:30 pm

12 years old +
MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

Choreography Kate Prince
On the songs of Sting

MARCH 12 16, 2024 \ 8È00 PM
Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts

Length: 1 h 50 including intermission

ADVENTURE + MUSIC

An exhilarating celebration of dance, music and hip hop, inspired by and set to iconic hits by Sting, danced by a remarkably diverse ensemble, to weave a perilous human adventure inspired by the drama of migrants.

10 years old +
KOMOCO - IMA

Sofia Nappi

MACH 12 16, 2024 \ 8:00 PM
Cinquième Salle, Place des Arts

Length: 1 h 00

ENERGY + DISCOVERY

Sofia Nappi’ works reflect 2 influences: the gaga technique of choreographer Ohad Naharin, and the work of Hofesh Shechter. IMA invites us to join the great dance of life. Let’s drop the masksand embrace the present moment!

12 years old +
NEDERLANDS DANS THEATER

William Forsythe, Sharon Eyal + Gai Behar, Imre + Marne van Opstal

MARCH 19 > 23, 2024 \ 8:00 PM
Théâtre Maisonneuve, Place des Arts

Length: 2 h 15 including intermissions

STUNNING TRIPTYCH!

The prestigious Nederland Dans Theater will celebrate its 65th anniversary in 2024. Its 28 dancers once again display their impressive skills in a stunning triptych of infectious energy.

12 years old +
RHODNIE DÉSIR - SYMPHONIE DE CŒURS

With the Orchestre Métropolitain

APRIL 4 6,  2024 \ 8:00 PM
Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts

Length: 1 h 15

SYMPHONIC IMMERSION!

Rhodnie Désir takes up the challenge of a large-scale show for 15 performers and the 60 musicians the Orchestre Métropolitain conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. A symphony of dance between the heart, the body, video, music, and Afro-contemporary rhythms.

8 years old +
LE PATIN LIBRE - MURMURATION

Alexandre Hamel, Pascale Jodoin, Samory Ba

Aréna Mont-Royal, Plateau-Mont-Royal

Lenght: 1 h 05

SCHOOL MATINEES
Tuesday, April 16, 2024 - 10:30 am
Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 10:30 am
 

VERTIGINOUS ICE DANCE

Fascinating in their precision, enthusiasm and virtuosity, the artists of Le Patin Libre now number 15, and they’re as fast on their skates as ever! High-flying skating. An adrenaline rush for the for all!

School matinee | age 6 +
GAUTHIER DANCE - KAMUYOT

A choreography by Ohad Naharin

24 > 26 AVRIL 2024
School gym, Montreal (contact us for details)

Length: 1 h 00

FESTIVITIES + SHARING

A joyously off beat celebration of dance, imagined by choreographer Ohad Naharin and served up by Gauthier Dance. Intimately close to the audience on an improvised stage surrounded by bleachers, Kamuyot appeals to the freedom and playfulness of all. Join the dance!

SCHOOL MATINEES

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 1:30 pm
Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 1:30 pm
Friday, April 26, 2024 - 1:30 pm

12 years old +
GAUTHIER DANCE - SWAN LAKES

Hofesh Shechter, Marie Chouinard, Cayetano Soto

MAY 1 > 4,  2024 \ 8:00 PM
Théâtre Maisonneuve, Place des Arts 

Length: 2 h 10 including intermission

GREAT CLASSIC + VARIATIONS

What does Swan Lake inspire in contemporary choreographers? Three of the world’s dance superstars boldly tackle this iconic romantic ballet for the 16 dancers of Gauthier Dance. An evening of shocks and contrasts!