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Quai 5160, Verdun | 7PM

To mark the International Day of Disabled Persons on December 3rd, and to raise funds for the "Giving to Equip a Minesweeper" campaign, Humanité & Inclusion is organizing a dance show that will bring to the fore the challenges faced by persons with disabilities.


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Lazy Legs

Fondateur du groupe ILL-Abilities et de No excuses, No Limits

Corpuscule danse

Corpuscule Danse is the first professional dance integrated company in Quebec. The company's mandate revolves around research, creation-diffusion, and teaching through three distinct components: performance, training and conferences. The integration of persons with disabilities into the performing arts, transmission and teaching are at the heart of our concerns and define the very essence and purpose of the organization. All of the company's activities are focused on fostering diversity, inclusion and living together.

Marie-Hélène Bellavance

Marie-Hélène Bellavance, a multidisciplinary artist, graduated in 2004 from Concordia University in Fine Arts with a minor in psychology. She already has several collective exhibitions and solos to her credit and will be represented from 2007 to 2018 by Galerie Dominique Bouffard in Montreal. She has been performing for Corpuscule Danse since 2005 and will be dancing for choreographers Jemima Hoadley (2007), Estelle Clareton (2012), Chantal Lamirande (2015) Benoît Lachambre and Lucie Grégoire (2017-2019). In 2008 she joined France Geoffroy in the artistic direction of the company.

Georges-Nicolas Tremblay

Coming from visual arts, theater and dance, Georges-Nicolas Tremblay is an artist who continually reevaluates his practice. His curiosity and questioning go through every project in which he gets involved, either musical comedy or more experimental forms of living arts. In addition to his stage career, he teaches his vision of dramaturgy and works as an artistic advisor and playwright.

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Sébastien Cossette-Masse

Sébastien Cossette-Masse completes with honors his training at
L'École de danse de Québec in 2011. He started his career as a dancer
mainly for the Productions Cas Public (2011-2014) and the Compagnie
Marie Chouinard (2014-2018). www.sebastiencm.com

Sébastien gets involved with the Countertechnique following the One Body, One Career workshop
in which he participates (Melbourne / Montreal) and co-founded, with Alexis-Michel Schmitt-
Cadet, le Gym de la pensée, a tool danced to train intelligence
emotional. www.gymdelapensee.com

Eva Kolarova

Eva Kolarova has worked for major international dance companies, including the Béjart Ballet Lausanne, the Bayerische Staatsoper, the National Opera Ballet of the Rhine, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, Dans i Nord, and BJM - Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal. Along with her dance career, she developed her own choreographic language, which slowly led to the founding of her own project company, Kolarova Danse, in 2015 in Montreal.

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Wernicke & CO

Wernicke & co. is a collective of multimedia artists creating short films and video clips.

La fille dans l'champ

La fille dans l'champ is an artist in contemporary dance who draws her inspiration and evolves in the field outside, especially on the agricultural territory of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Personified by the performer and choreographer Vicky Gelineau, La fille dans l'champ is born from the desire to create dance in the place where she feels at her place.

Euréka! Short film

A society of Down Syndrome has taken up residence on the ruins of an old fairground. They find a mechanical doll that they train and manipulate to make a circus number. This creation, in addition to highlighting the unique gestural aesthetics of our artists, questions the norm and reverses the balance of power and power.

Directors : David B. Ricard and Menka Nagrani. Principal dancers : Marilyn Castonguay, Geneviève Morin-Dupoont, Jean-François Hupé, Carl Hennbert Faulknert. Sound recording: Andrew Beaudoin. Camera: David B. Rocard and Yves Whissell. Production Manager: Karine Charbonneau

Des pieds des mains productions

A multidisciplinary artist, Menka Nagrani founded Des pieds des mains productions in 2004, the first dance company in Quebec to integrate artists with an intellectual disability into the professional scene. The company produces many inclusive dance theater shows in Quebec, Canada, Belgium, France and even Japan. Recipient of numerous awards, Menka was presented in 2012 with an Artistic Creation Award from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec for all of her work. Des pieds des mains productions is pleased to collaborate with Corps & Graphies to support the HI Foundation and is an important mission for society.

Check back soon for more artists!


Maxime D. Pomerleau

Maxime D.-Pomerleau is a multidisciplinary artist working in Montreal. Performer for the inclusive dance company Corpuscule Danse since 2014, she is also an actress in film, television and theater, illustrating herself in sensitive and committed projects. A freelancer across many media, Maxime is a (sometimes) radio host, columnist and blogger, in addition to being a speaker for youth with the City of Montreal Library network. She advocates for access to culture for all.

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Constraints and restrictions

Do not forget to present your printed ticket or e-ticket the day of the event, no sale or printing will be made on site. A person without his ticket will not be able to access the event


No refunds. Transferable tickets. 


Doors open at 6:30 pm
Show at 7 pm
Intermission of 20 minutes + Snack and drink for Super Tickets

Quai 5160 - Maison de la culture de Verdun

5160 LaSalle Boulevard, Verdun, QC H4H 1N8

De l'Église Station

The bus lines serving Quai 5160 are lines 58, 61 and 37. Passengers on Line 37 must get off at LaSalle / Desmarchais. Passengers on lines 58 and 61 must get off at the Wellington / Desmarchais stop and drive along Desmarchais Boulevard to the south. For residents of L'Île-des-Soeurs, line 12 is the one to take the De L'Église / Ross stop. From there, the other 3 lines mentioned above can be used.

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