DanceWorks Mainstage Series: LOUIS LABERGE-COTE

Oct 31-Nov 3 DW228: Louis Laberge-Côté  The art of degeneration @ The Citadel: Ross Centre for Dance, 304 Parliament St.  

In work that addresses the concept of degeneration and decay, Laberge-Côté aspires to initiate discussions on human and social issues including aging, addiction, mental illness, suicide, pollution and revolutions. Multidisciplinary, collaborative and artistically risky, The art of degeneration is a deeply moving choreography that is inspirational, thought-provoking, intuitive and compelling.

CHOREOGRAPHER’S BIOGRAPHY
Louis Laberge-Côté is a Toronto-based dancer, choreographer, teacher, and rehearsal director. An acclaimed performer, he has danced nationally and internationally with over thirty companies and has been a full-time member of Toronto Dance Theatre (1999-2007) and the Kevin O’Day Ballett Nationaltheater Mannheim (2009-2011). He has created over eighty choreographic works, which have been presented and commissioned in Canada and abroad. His work has garnered him a Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Choreography, as well as eight other individual and ensemble nominations for Performance or Choreography. He has been nominated for the KM Hunter Award in 2014, 2015, and 2016 and has received several grants from all three levels of government, the Chalmers Foundation, the Metcalf Foundation, the Laidlaw Foundation, and the Dancer Transition Resource Centre. A sought-after pedagogue, he has taught classes and workshops all across Canada and has been recently appointed Assistant Professor of Dance at Ryerson University. He holds an MFA in Creative Practice from the University of Plymouth (UK).

 

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 8:00pm to Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 8:00pm