/// COVID-19 ///

Due to the current situation related to the Covid-19, and after the review of the recommendations of the Canadian government, we close the studio for an indefinite period and cancel all rentals. Our main concern right now is everyone’s health, we thank you for your understanding and support!

Par B.L.eux’s team is taking the necessary steps to comply with the instructions of social distanciation, and now works from home for the coming weeks. Our office will therefore be closed, but we will be reached by email at our respective contact details.

Take care of yourself and others.

/// REGROUPEMENT QUÉBÉCOIS DE LA DANSE, NEW WORKSHOP WITH BENOÎT LACHAMBRE ///

  • MONTRÉAL //  February 17 to 20, 2020 

As part of the technical classes of  Regroupement Québécois de la Danse, Benoît Lachambre will present a new workshop at Studio Par B.L.euxfromFebruary 17 to 20. This workshop is an invitation to a deep work of slow trance and an awakening of the senses based on weight and forces.

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BYE BYE 2019 /// BONJOUR 2020

 

 

2019 for Par B.L.eux and its associate artists in few numbers :
– 82 dates divided between the 3 artists
– 16 countries crossed from Quebec to Azerbaidjan
– More than 30 cities visited
– 9 Works in circulation on 3 continents
– 2 Premieres presented at the FTA 2019
– 1 Anti Live Prize International for Live Art for Dana Michel
– 2 associate artists selected for the Focus Montreal at the Theater Rotterdam Schouwburg

Please note that our office will be closed starting December 21, 2019.
We will be back on January 6, 2020.

 

BYE BYE 2019 HELLO 2020

2019 for Par B.L.eux and its associate artists in a few numbers :

82 dates divided between the 3 artists 
16 countries crossed from Quebec to Azerbaidjan
More than 
30 cities visited

9 Works in circulation on 3 continents
2 Premieres presented at the FTA 2019 
1 Anti Live Prize International for Live Art for Dana Michel
2 associate artists selected for the 
Focus Montreal at the Theater Rotterdam Schouwburg

Please note that our office will be closed starting December 21, 2019. We will be back on January 6, 2020.

 

 

/// Fluid Grounds /// Benoît Lachambre / Par B.L.eux & Sophie Corriveau

Fluid Grounds is a performative installation mapped out and set in motion by Benoît Lachambre. The second part of a triptych that began with Lifeguard (a solo created by Benoît Lachambre in 2016), Fluid Grounds is a production of Par B.L.eux and Sophie Corriveau in coproduction with Agora de la danse, Festival TransAmériques and Charleroi Danse.

In this second opus, the performers meet in the fabrication of ambulatory spaces by questioning together the creation of affect, the notions of presence, of connection, of space and the idea of routes used as memory weavers.

Showcasing movement and its emotion through sensory and imagination awakening, Fluid Grounds is a vibratory and sensory space where body and dance coexist and join all aspects of the work together: presence, action and what unites and survives us.

Performers :
Jenna Beaudoin, Kim-Sanh Châu, Sophie Corriveau, Elinor Fueter, Benoît Lachambre, Andrew Turner
Sound Design : Nancy Tobin
Technical Direction : Samuel Thériault

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FREE // ALL AUDIENCES
Studio Par B.L.eux – 5425 Casgrain Ave #200, Montreal, Quebec H2T 1X6

► Tuesday November 26th :
12 to 7 PM

► Wednesday November 27th :
12 to 7 PM

 

// DANA MICHEL AWARDED AT ANTI FESTIVAL //

Dana Michel, associate artist with Par B.L.eux, won the ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art 2019 in Kuopio (Finland) as part of ANTI Festival where she performed Mercurial George. Dana Michel is the 6th artist to receive this one of the most prestigious prize in Europe. The jury chose to pay tribute to the artistic career of Dana Michel, praising her ability to surprise his audience, her works, all in intimacy, her strong gestures, her poetic research of the movement and her ethics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

// FLUID GROUNDS IN STOCKHOLM //

Fluid Grounds, an ambulatory choreographic work co-produced by Benoît Lachambre // Par B.L.eux and Sophie Corriveau will be presented in partnership with the CCAP as part of PASS.HALL (Performating Arts South of Stockholm), from September 26 to 28, 2019. This hybrid visual-performance work will expand the sphere of performative possibility with the invited  performers  :  Anna Pehrsson, Rachel Tess, Andrew Turner and Patricia Vazquez Iruretagoyena. The work includes a two-week of intensive workshop with Dansalliensen followed by the performances.

September 09 to 20 // Fluid Grounds Workshop // Dansalliensen (Stockholm, Sweden)
September 26 to 28 // Fluid Grounds Performances // CCAP / PASS.HALL (Performing Arts South of Stockholm, Sweden)

View the pictures of past performances : in Berlin, Wanas, Bruxelles, Mexico and Montréal

// ASSOCIATE ARTISTS ON TOURING //

Associate artists with Par B.L.eux will begin an European touring this fall. Clara Furey will present Cosmic Love and Dana Michel her last creation CUTLASS SPRING and an older one, Mercurial George, at ANTI Festival, where she’s nominated at ANTI Live Prize for the Art. They’ll follow them in Rotterdam in September, at Theater Rotterdam / Schouwburg.

Clara Furey // Cosmic Love :

September 19 // Theater Rotterdam / Schouwburg (Rotterdam, Netherdlands)
September 30 // Nasimi Festival (Baku, Azerbaijan)
8 octobre // Actoral (Marseille, France)
11 octobre // One Dance Week Festival (Sofia, Bulgaria)

Dana Michel // Mercurial George :

September 14 // ANTI Festival (Kuopio, Finland)

Dana Michel // CUTLASS SPRING :

September 17, 18 // Bastard festival (Trondheim, Norway)
September 21 // Theater Rotterdam / Schouwburg (Netherlands)
September 26, 27, 28, 29 // Arsenic – Centre d’art scénique Lausanne (Switzerland)