Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

Repertory company of international renown, BJM DANSE MONTREAL constantly evolving and dynamic since 1972. With unwavering faith and co-founder Genevieve Salbaing Eva Von Gencsy and Eddy Toussaint, this energy danced brilliantly made ​​and vitality, has traced his wake through the ages. With Louis Robitaille its artistic director since 1998, BJM resonates in harmony with the times. While retaining the essence of the company since its inception, BJM is now working with unique signatures of dance and contemporary ballet.
The hallmark of BJM is based on the place given to the unique personality of its performers. Enjoying eclectic training, these high-caliber artists representing par excellence the soul of BJM. By their distinct personality and quality of their interpretation, they consistently captivate audiences and critics from all backgrounds. By emphasizing values ​​such as openness and harmony, Louis Robitaille BJM moreover makes a real research laboratory. While choreographers in residence are invited to share their explorations, the performers have the opportunity to flourish alongside artists of international reputation. BJM success rests on this particular alchemy that makes each creation, the result of a unique encounter between the choreographers and dancers.
Faced with the tensions and uncertainties experienced throughout the world, BJM remains faithful to an aesthetic that has a positive influence on the human soul. This also earned him the epithet of "feel good company", constantly used by public and media around the world. Distinguished by its bright and expressive style, BJM advocates a dance based on classical technique, while emphasizing the unique voices of contemporary dance. With accessibility as a core value of his approach, and BJM present creations that initiate the neophytes as they challenge the public more aware.
BJM has recently had the pleasure of working with unique faces of contemporary dance, such as Crystal Pite (Vancouver), Rodrigo Pederneiras (Brazilian company Grupo Corpo), Mauro Bigonzetti (The Italian company Aterballeto) Aszure Barton (New York) and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa (Amsterdam). With these signatures to his repertoire, BJM believes in a mutual enrichment that relies as much on the opening to the other that the diversity of styles.

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Persons

  • Bodie, Christina
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Bougiouris, Antonios
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Cassone, Celine
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Delaney, Kevin
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Desmarais, Alyssa
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Gherchman, Alexandra
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Gonzalez, Alfredo Garcia
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Gregg, James
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Madden, Nathan
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Masazza, Andie
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Schadeck, Annick
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Seillan, Anne-Laure
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Taylor, Brett
    Classical Ballet / Apprentice
  • Wild, Youri De
    Contemporary dance / Dancer