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Dance

Le super méga continental

Sylvain Émard

375 Montrealers perform a gigantic Continental in unison on a colossal dance floor, the biggest line dance ever. Sheer bliss!

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Sylvain Émard (Montreal) Sylvain Émard Danse

Sylvain Émard is at the forefront of contemporary dance in Canada. Initially adopting a theatrical approach, his works soon took on the formal, poetic aesthetics for which he is well known.

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Best of 2015, Top 5 dance: “Sylvain Emard’s epic community dance project was unlike anything else we saw in 2015.”

Deborah Meyers, The Vancouver Sun, about the Grand continental in Vancouver,
2015-12-30

 

 

“Impressive.”

Andrew Boynton, The New Yorker, about the Grand continental in New York, United States, 2012-12-17

 

 

“[The dancers] are delightful to watch. […] And the shy, flirtatious smiles many of them presented to the audience were absolutely winning.”

Claudia La Rocco, The New York Times, about the Grand continental in New York, 2012-06-24

 

 

“It was a grand sight. Both music and choreography were as infectious with community spirit as a holiday parade.”

Victor Swoboda, The Gazette, about the Continental XL in Montreal, 2011-10-21