• International dance day 2021

    Popping workshop

    Handy "HYA" Yacinthe

    Flamenco workshop

    Myriam Allard

    Dance / Design workshop

    Andrea Peña

    Contemporary ballet workshop

    Eden Solomon
    29 Apr 2021

International Dance Day 2021

  • Montréal
  • International dance day 2021

    Popping workshop

    Handy "HYA" Yacinthe
  • Flamenco workshop

    Myriam Allard
  • Dance / Design workshop

    Andrea Peña
  • Contemporary ballet workshop

    Eden Solomon
Length – 30 min. per workshop Venue – Online
29 April 2021 - 12 h 00

Let’s get together and dance—it’s time to celebrate!

On April 29, Danse Danse invites you to share a unique dance experience, live on Zoom.

Three choreographers and a dancer will present virtual dance workshops open to everyone, and introduce you to their practice. Try out different dance styles and learn more about these artists. Your lunch hour has never been so festive! 

Program

  • 12:00 p.m. - Popping with HYA
  • 12:30 p.m. - Flamenco with Myriam Allard
  • 01:00 p.m. - Dance and Design with Andrea Peña
  • 01:30 p.m. - Contemporary ballet with Eden Solomon, BJM – Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

Join us at your convenience. Workshops will be presented in French, and are specially designed for novice dancers. Find a space in your home where you can move freely, and come dance with us!

FREE WORKSHOPS VIA ZOOM

Join us at your convenience!

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  • Handy "HYA" Yacinthe

    Photo © Clément Dietz

    Handy "HYA" Yacinthe

    Artistic Director

    Handy "HYA" Yacinthe is one of the pioneers who has built today's popping dance community in Quebec and is a great influence in the street dance scene here and abroad. His artistic contribution has inspired many across Canada and internationally. A creator, innovator and experimenter in his own right, but above all an artist belonging to the Canadian street dance heritage. A dancer and experimenter for 25 y...

    Read more about Handy "HYA" Yacinthe
  • Myriam Allard

    Photo © Levent Erutku.

    Myriam Allard

    Sensitive to the world of music and dance from early childhood, Myriam Allard’s life changed when she discovered flamenco. At the age of 21, she left Quebec to travel to Spain, where she lived for six years. After intensive training she began dancing professionally at the traditional tablaos flamencos in Spain, Japan, France and Germany. Drawing strength from her rigorous Spanish training and extensive professional experi...

    Read more about Myriam Allard
  • Andrea Peña

    Photo © Bobby Leon

    Andrea Peña

    Originally from Bogotá, Colombia, Andrea Peña is a multidisciplinary artist whose creative practice combines elements of installation, choreography and design. Her work focuses on the creation of critical, alternative, performative and spatial environments that examine the place of the individual in society.

    She is acclaimed for choreographic works that are rich in vulnerability, complexity and somatic physicality, extendi...

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  • Eden Solomon

    Eden Solomon

    Eden Solomon grew up in Montreal. She studied at the École supérieure de ballet du Québec and continued her education at Arts Umbrella, and in the Performance Research Project in Vancouver. She also attended programs such as Springboard, the Creative Gesture (Banff Centre for the Arts), and Gaga intensives (SF, NYC). As a freelancer, Eden has worked with several choreographers, including Lesley Telford, Wen Wei Wang, Jas...

    Read more about Eden Solomon

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