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La Gigue Québécoise

Article de la danseuse professionnelle de gigue contemporaine Rachel Carignan, expliquant les origines de ce style de danse et de musique rythmique. 

La gigue est une danse traditionnelle québécoise. La gigue est une danse de pas. La gigue est une danse instrument. La gigue est un instrument dansé. 
La gigue a d’abord une racine historique et un passé ancré dans la tradition orale et la transmission sociale. Je n’en suis pas une historienne, mais il est selon moi incontournable de dire quelques mots sur ses origines pour mieux comprendre son présent. Nous venant probablement, selon plusieurs chercheur.e.s, de l’immigration vers le Québec d’habitants des îles britanniques (Irlande, Écosse, Angleterre), ses origines ne sont toutefois pas absolument vérifiables. La tradition giguée du Québec s’est construite et se construit surtout par la transmission directe. Plusieurs acteurs du milieu ont plus tard contribué à sa transmission à travers des écrits et des recherches (Voir Pierre Chartrand…
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Méthodologie de travail pour créer vos chorégraphies

CABARET FLAMENCO DE MONTRÉAL PRÉSENTE UN ATELIER INTENSIF AVEC Marie-Pierre Lessard Flamenco Sherbrooke https://www.mariepierrelessardflamenco.com/ Méthodologie de travail pour créer vos chorégraphies CONTENU L’atelier est composé d’exercices d’improvisation encadrée, d’exercices d’analyse de la gestuelle, de travail individuel et d’échange avec les autres participant-e-s. jeudi, 7 nov - 18h30 à 20h vendredi, 8 nov - 19h à 20h30 samedi, 9 nov - 16h à 17h30 100$ - 3 classes 38$/classe Minimum de 4 ans d'expérience recommandé ---------------------------------------------------- CABARET FLAMENCO DE MONTRÉAL PRESENTS A WORKSHOP INTENSIVE WITH MARIE-PIERRE LESSARD https://www.mariepierrelessardflamenco.com/ CONTENT The workshop counts exercises of guided improvisation, analysis of the body movement, individual work and exchanges with the other participants. Thursday Nov 7 - 6:30 to 8:00pm Friday Nov 8 - 7:00 to 8:30pm Saturday Nov 9 - 4 to 5:30pm $100 - 3 classes deal $38/dro…