The choreographer traveled all over the world as a soloist for 12 years before founding the COMPAGNIE MARIE CHOUINARD in 1990. Her works with their avant-garde signature are nonetheless enduring and appear in the repertoires of major international ballet companies.
Marie Chouinard creates a dance technique and enjoys a great reputation as coach among performers,. She is a director (films, applications, Virtual Reality works), an author (Zéro Douze), a visual artist (photographs, drawings, installations), and also creates scenographies, costumes and lighting for her works for stage.
She has received some thirty of the most prestigious awards and honours, and her name entered Le Robert in 2011. She founded the Prix de la Danse de Montréal in 2011 and was director of dance at the Venice Biennale from 2017 to 2020.
Marie Chouinard is preparing a solo exhibition for the reopening of the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal.