DancEmotion (Montreal) – April 28–29
Dance talent scouts Rick Tjia and Nicole Lamontagne participated in the first edition of DancEmotion. They lead contemporary improvisation workshops and gave talks on dance at Cirque.
Regional Dance America [RDA] (Montreal) – May 1–5
Rick and Nicole were present at Regional Dance America when it came to Canada for the first time. They lead dance workshops and gave talks on dance at Cirque. Actor and clown talent scouts Yves Sheriff and Marc-André Roy also offered dancers workshops in physical acting. The Dance team’s research coordinator was at the Cirque du Soleil Casting booth as well.
New York City Dance Alliance [NYCDA] (New York City) – July 4–5
Nicole will be at NYCDA on July 4 and 5, providing an audition workshop on the 4th. She will be available to answer questions at the Cirque du Soleil Casting – Dance booth on the 5th.
World Dance Movement (Castellana Grotte, Italy) – July 15–17
Rick will be at the event from July 15 to 17. He will give a talk about dance at Cirque and lead a contemporary improvisation workshop.
Dance World Cup Nationals [CID-UNESCO Event] (Montreal) – July 7–8
Nicole will be one of the judges for the competition and lead three dance workshops at the event. The Dance team’s research coordinator will be at the Cirque du Soleil Casting booth as well.