Even more dance videos!

Browse our library of dance videos. Reflecting the shows and artists we present or our Cultural Actions, they take you behind the scenes of the creation of choreographic works.

Ranging from contemporary dance to hip-hop by way of The Rite of Spring, the interviews, documentaries and exclusive content in these videos are for fans of all forms of dance.

Discover new dance pieces, follow the dancers in their creative process, and get a different perspective on the works!


Documentary | Pantsula & the Promised Land

The documentary Pantsula & the Promised Land is an incursion into the world of South African dance, pantsula, and into the creative process of Via Kanana by Via Katlehong Dance. With the testimonies of company director Buru Mohlabane, choreographer Gregory Maqoma and performer Julia Burnham.

Produced by Filigranes Archives for Danse Danse.
Duration: 19 minutes.

Photo JOE © Robert Etcheverry

Documentary | Joe: together, yesterday and now

An incursion into the heart of a masterpiece Joe by choreographer Jean-Pierre Perreault. Ten artists from different generations tell their experience with this dance icon, its original creation at the UQAM in 1983 and its various revivals until 2004. Produced by Filigrane Archives. 

Produced by Filigranes Archives for Danse Danse.
Duration: 25 minutes.

The Tower of Babel by Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1563)

Documentary | After Babel

In the documentary After Babel, choreographers Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet, performer Francis Ducharme and artist Antony Gormley share their recollections and reflections on the creation of Babel. These testimonies reveal the inspirations at the heart of this ode to coexistence, addressing the major themes of communication, identity, borders, language and creation.

Produced by Filigranes Archives for Danse Danse.
Duration: 22 minutes 

COMPANHIA DE DANÇA DEBORAH COLKER Cão Sem Plumas (Dog Without Feathers)

Documentary | Where the River Begins

A short documentary on the creative process of Cão Sem Plumas (Dog without feathers), including an interview with choreographer Deborah Colker.

Produced by Filigranes Archives for Danse Danse.
Duration: 17 minutes 

Ebnfloh © Melika Dez

Documentary | Street Dance - from the foundations to the stage

A clip that gives voice to Quebec choreographers who have brought street dance styles to the stage, in pure, hybrid or mixed approaches.

WIth Handy "HYA" Yacinthe, Alexandra 'Spicey' Landé, Vladimir "7Starr" Laurore, Ismaël Mouaraki, Axelle "Ebony" Munezero, Victor Quijada, Sovann Rochon-Prom Tep, Yvon Soglo alias Crazy Smooth.
Produced by Filigranes Archives for Danse Danse.
Duration: 17 minutes 

Photo Compagnie Hervé Koubi © Nathalie Sternalski. Dancers El Houssaini Zahid, Issa Sanou.

Documentary | Compagnie Hervé Koubi | At the source of creation

Between hip hop, street dance and contemporary dance, Ce que le jour doit à la nuit is a highly acrobatic choreography: 12 Algerian and Burkinabe dancers with breathtaking abilities, leaping, flying, twirling on sacred music from the East and West. Listen to the artists talk about their creative work.

With choreographer Hervé Koubi and dancers Fayçal Hamlat and Issa Sanou.
Produced by Filigranes Archives for Danse Danse, for the webcats of Ce que le jour doit à la nuit (What the day owes the night).
Duraion: 8 minutes.

The Rite of Spring - The Sketch, London, 1913

Documentary | Dancing at Dusk | The Rite of Spring: in the footsteps of an extraordinary work

Let yourself be transported through the history of this iconic work created by choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky and composer Igor Stravinsky. Discover the archives of versions of The Rite of Spring from over 20 companies from different styles, countries and eras.

With Valérie Lessard accompanied by choreographer Marie Chouinard.
Produced by Filigranes Archives for Danse Danse, for the webcast of the film Dancing at Dusk - A Moment with Pina Bausch.
Duration: 10 minutes.

Germaine Acogny © Antoine Tempé

Documentary | Dancing at Dusk | Interview with Germaine Acogny & Jorge Puerta Armenta

Meet Germaine Acogny, artistic director of the École des sables in Senegal, and Jorge Puerta Armenta, former member of the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, rehearsal director and restager of The Rite of Spring, who talk about the challenges of transmitting Pina Bausch's choreography to African dancers

Interview by Valérie Lessard.
Produced by Filigranes Archives for Danse Danse, for the webcast of the film Dancing at Dusk - A Moment with Pina Bausch.
Duration: 13 minutes

Sylvain Émard | Everybody dance

cultural action | Sylvain Émard | Everybody dance

Danse Danse called upon choreographer Sylvain Émard to create a choreography for the students of the Commission scolaire de Montréal. Some of them learned it at school with their teachers, others had a visit from Danse Danse and the choreographer. Enter the dance with them!

A Danse Danse project with the Commission scolaire de Montréal.
In the video: students and staff from Père-Marquette and Victor-Doré schools. On the occasion of International Dance Day, April 29, 2020.
Duration: 1:28 minutes

Dance with the elders

Cultural action | Caroline Laurin-Beaucage | Meeting the elders

A group of seniors meet contemporary dance with choreographer Caroline Laurin-Beaucage.

An activity of Danse Danse in collaboration with the association Les Petits Frères in Montreal, 2019/20.
As part of the presentation of Caroline Laurin-Beaucage's show Intérieurs.
Duration: 2:01 minutes