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Ballet

KRISTEN CÉRÉ

Professional dancer, choreographer and teacher for over the past 15 years, Kristen Cere has spent most of her career in Europe working with companies such as the Nederlands Dans Theater, the Graz Opera Ballet, Le Jeune Ballet du Quebec and choreographers from all over the world including Ohad Naharin, Jiri Kylian, Alexander Ekman, Paul Lightfoot and Sol Leon. She has created works for companies, theaters and festivals such as the Dresden Semperoper ballet (Germany), the Korzo theater (Holland), Kunsthumaniora (Belgium), Danse Sainte-Anne Lachine and Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal. Winner of Pretty Creatives International Choreography Competition, Portland and received the 1st prize of the public at the 12th International Choreography Competition in Spain.

Teaching has always been an integral part of her journey through dance. Over the past years she has given workshops and taught classes in contemporary dance, choreography, floor work and improvisation in Europe and Canada. She presently teaches in Montreal for Le College Sainte-Anne de Lachine, Ballet Divertimento and Danse Humaine, Montreal.

STÉPHANIE DECOURTEILLE

Formed professionaly in ballet and contemporary dance, Stéphanie Decourteille has over 20 years of experience as a dancer, choreographer and a dance teacher in contemporary dance. She worked with artists like Andrej Glegolski, Robert Lepage, Bruno Agati, Kader Attou, Corinne Lanselle and Manon Barbeau. Vertiges, her first solo and a-Mouvement Actuel (a dance formation center, international plateform of artistic exchange and a research and creation center in Guadeloupe.  She follows professionals artists and amateurs in Montréal and international. She also gives master classes and training classes for dancers (www.stephaniedecourteille.com). In January 2018, she creates a professional training program in contemporary dance. Stéphanie Decourteille welcome a first group of artists trilled to improve their  knowledge.

 

NICOLE LAMONTAGNE

Strong of an impressive career as classic and contemporary dancer, Nicole Lamontagne is part of artists that had the privilege to work with Forsythe, Killian, Kudelka, Nault and so many others. She travelled all around the world. Her huge musical sensibility and her sense refined for the quality of movement made her walk up to Cirque du Soleil casting team in June 2008. Fascinated by everything that exceeds the limits, her role of tracer is perfect.