Key Accomplishments

2015-2016

Matinées jeunesses
Launch of the project Matinées jeunesses at the Shenkman Arts Centre and presentation of Les billes to 600 children.

Francofête en Acadie
First company appearance in the Acadian and Francophone performing arts showcase in Atlantic.

Les bâtons
Creation of the company’s third work for young audiences

Commission from the Canada Dance Festival
Creation of a work for the Trudeau-Dunlop family through Porch View Dances and the Canada Dance Festival.

2014-2015

Shared Program with Mocean Dance
Excerpt presentation of Les billes on a shared program with Mocean Dance and Tedd Robinson’s work Canvas 5×5 at the Shenkman Arts Centre in Ottawa.

Pop Up Dances
Excerpt presentation of Les billes in the Pop Up Dances Series presented by New Works in Vancouver.

First School Tour in Northern Ontario
Tour of the participatory event Step into the Studio in eight schools in Northern Ontario – Sudbury, North Bay, Kapuskasing, New Liskears and Kirkland Lake.

Commission from the Canada Dance Festival
Creation of a work for the Craze-Baker family through Porch View Dances and the Canada Dance Festival.

2013-2014

Les souliers d’Angélie
Presentation of the company’s second work for young audiences by the presenter MIFO (Mouvement d’implication francophone d’Orléans) at the Shenkman Arts Centre.

First Ontario Tour
Tour of the participatory event Step into the Studio to Sudbury, Guelph, Kingston and Oshawa.

2012-2013

Contact Ontarois
First company appearance in the largest Franco-Ontarian performing arts showcase.

2011-2012

Les billes
Presentation of the company’s first work for young audiences by the presenter MIFO at the Shenkman Arts Centre.

Step into the Studio
Launch of the all-ages series Step into the Studio, combining performances of the company’s works with active audience participation.

2010-2011

Ludivine et Sariana en galerie
Presentation of the works Ludivine and Sariana alongside visual artist Reid McLachlan’s exhibition Récits (é)mouvants at the Ottawa School of Art.

2009-2010

Impro en mouvement
Launch of the company’s second project for schools.

Hippopotame
Creation of Hippopotame, an improvisational work with live music.

2008-2009

CARREFOUR
Production of a shared performance program presenting Anik Bouvrette’s Rafales, Sylvie Desrosiers’ Distance and Caroline Barrière’s Rencontres inachevées for the Shenkman Arts Centre’s inauguration.

Lustrale (film)
Creation of a film version of the choreography Lustrale in collaboration with video artist Izabel Barsive.

Croisée
Launch of the company’s first project for schools.

Residency at the Shenkman Arts Centre
Tara Luz Danse becomes a resident company at the Shenkman Arts Centre.

2007-2008

EnvoL
Production of the company’s inaugural performance presenting Anik Bouvrette’s Ce souffle qui m’habite and Ludivine, as well as Sylvie Desrosiers’ Études intuitives (Glace) at La Nouvelle Scène.

2006-2007

Foundation of Tara Luz Danse