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Making Screendance: Mapping, VJing, and Choreography

10:00AM to 4:30PM

Parbleux Studio, 5425, Casgrain Avenue, #200, Montréal

Work with images projected onto moving bodies!

Offered in French only

This module is dedicated to video mapping and VJ techniques for live editing. Participants will be invited to play with images and experiment with notions of rhythm, temporality, continuity, and fragmentation to reflect on choreographic possibilities in both editing and projecting onto bodies in movement.

You can register for other course modules and attend all or some of them! Click on the links for a detailed description of each module.

Theory (12 hours, online)

Subsidized Rate: $25/module – (actual price: $240/module)

Practice (50 hours, live in studio)

Subsidized Rate: $90/module – (actual price: $900/module)

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the basics of video mapping.
  • Explore the possibilities of projecting images on moving bodies.
  • Understand the basics of VJing.
  • Consider the choreographic potential of VJ techniques.

Who should attend this training?

Dance artists and their production teams, beginners or advanced practitioners.



Priscilla Guy is a performer, choreographer, filmmaker, curator, and arts researcher based in Marsoui (Gaspésie). In 2012, she founded Regards Hybrides, now a worldwide reference in screendance through its online platform, an international biennale and several screenings every year. Her academic research is published regularly, notably with The International Journal of Screendance and The Oxford Handbook of Screendance Studies. She has a doctorate in Feminist Studies and Screendance from the University of Lille (France).


This module is offered by le Regroupement québécois de la danse and developed by Regards Hybrides. It is made possible through the financial support from the Gouvernement du Québec and Compétence Culture, comité sectoriel de main-d’œuvre en culture.


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