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2022-2023 Montreal Classes – Emmanuelle Bourassa Beaudoin

1:30PM to 3:00PM
5 $ - (tarif réel: 20 $)

Studio Parbleux, 5425 ave Casgrain, office 200, Montréal


Drop-ins welcome

Advance registration required

Emmanuelle Bourassa Beaudoin’s class is based on the principles of Release technique, Limon and functional anatomy. To these techniques, Emmanuelle integrates floor work, the conquest of space, musical sensitivity and the search for “essence”.

You will begin with slow movements on the floor, using only your body weight. You will then be led to work on precision and breath. As you gain momentum, you will accelerate to re-establish your verticality and let the “flow” flow through you, this balance between musicality, momentum, control and abandonment. You will then execute spirals and other amplitude exercises. Playing with the loss of visual cues, your balance will be constantly challenged: you will have to rely on your proprioception.

Finally, the class will come to complex rhythms, weight transfers and space investment. You will work on passing the center through all levels, then turns and jumps.

Maximum capacity: 30 people


Emmanuelle Bourassa Beaudoin

Emmanuelle Bourassa Beaudoin has performed the work of many choreographers including Alan Good, Massimo Agostinelli, Sonya Delwaide, Jadson Caldeira, Marjon Van Grunsven, Roberto Campanella, Edgar Zendejas and Harold Rhéaume. She also danced for several years with the Dave St-Pierre Company and Le Carré des Lombes.

As a rehearsal director, she has collaborated with Danièle Desnoyers, Estelle Clareton and Marie Chouinard. Currently, Emmanuelle is working with Zoey Gauld on a pedagogical transfer project of Angélique Willkie.


Emmanuelle has also taught movement related courses at the École de danse contemporaine de Montréal (EDCM), at UQAM and at the National Theatre School of Canada.



Advance registration and payment required

  1. Fill out registration form.
  2. Fill out your Services Québec participant profile. This form will be valid for all the classes you will take in Montréal for the current session, ending March 2, 2023.
  3. Pay for classes via Interac before presenting yourself to class.

> Check if you qualify for the subsidized fee



The Regroupement québécois de la danse Montréal classes are made possible through the financial support of the Gouvernement du Québec and Compétence Culture, comité sectoriel de main-d’œuvre en culture.