Festival Quartiers Danses
Information on the activity
September 6, 2023 to September 17, 2023
The 21st edition of Festival Quartiers Danses will be held from September 6th to 17th.Most performances will be held in the Theatre Studio of Grands Ballets Canadiens in the Wilder Building, and a few will take place at the McCord Stewart Museum Amphitheater and the Pointe-à-Callière Museum. Over 30 choreographers and dance companies from 8 countries will present their creations, some of which were specifically designed for FQD. Pieces will centre around fascinating tributes and themes, including social action, body image, identity, virility, the working world, futurism, the burlesque, disability, agism, nature and parapraxis. Regular FQD well-known artists Margie Gillis, Louise Bédard, Véronique Giasson, Morgane Le Tiec, Jane Mappin, Charles Brecard, Pauline Gervais, and Kyra Jean Green will be accompanied by renowned performers from the Czech Republic, Belgium, England, Italy, Iceland, Scotland, and Spain, presenting their shows for the first time in North America. FQD will also present young talents who will be performing professionally on stage for the first time.