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Making Screendance: Networks and Presentation Platforms

9:00AM to 12:00PM

Online training, Montréal

Develop your understanding of screendance presentation networks and find ease with different presentation formats for your work!

Offered in French only

We will consider multiple local and international presenting networks – festivals specializing in screendance or film festivals, dance events, galleries and museums, and webcasting platforms – as presenting spaces. We will also broach projection formats and questions to ask depending on the presentation context.

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

  • Discover different presenting networks (festivals, online, theatres, galleries, etc.).
  • Understand presentation formats.
  • Better understand presenting contexts and know what questions to ask to best showcase your work.
  • Imagine new pathways for presenting your work.

Who should attend this training?

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



 © Matthew Wolkow

Sonya Stefan is a media and dance artist whose specialty is analog (16 mm | VHS), video mapping and live feedback projection. She creates screendance that hugs the border between deconstructed experimental film and documentary filmmaking. She won the 2021 Best National Medium-Length Film at the Montréal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) for her dance documentary The Truss Arch. Her recent collaborations are with multimedia dance company Animals of Distinction, Berlin’s experimental music act Group A (Tommi Tokyo and Sayaka Botanic) and Toronto’s Newton Moraes Dance Theatre.


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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