Dance companies / collectives and artists

Fondation de danse Margie Gillis

Address

1908, rue Panet, bureau 304

Montréal

, QC

Contact

Valérie Cusson
514 892-5399

Description

Internationally acclaimed dance Artist Margie Gillis is one of the most influential Canadian choreographers/dancers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Her company, the Margie Gillis Dance Foundation, was founded in 1981. Margie has created more than one hundred and fifty creations, solos, duets, and group works, which have been performed around the globe. Her repertoire covers a wide array of topics including the feminine consciousness, the natural world, and the transformative process, all merging in a profound and powerful expression of humanism and emotion. Teaching, mentoring and passing her legacy and creative history are an integral part of her vision. From there was born the Margie Gillis – Legacy Project Dance Company, which is now performing and touring both new and retrospective works. She has received numerous awards including Officer of the Order of Canada, Chevalier de l’Ordre du Québec, the Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award from the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award Foundation, an Honorary Degree from Concordia University and many more. She continues to develop her craft through experimenting, teaching, creation, innovation and performance. In 2023, Margie Gillis is celebrating her 50th career anniversary: 50 years of creation, love, and dance.

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