Stéphanie Decourteille

Fondatrice,  directrice artistique et pédagogique

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PRIZES, GRANTS AND JURY

 

2016                      Jury Diplôme d'État (DE - Ministère de la Culture) - Épreuve EAT et pédagogique - Guadeloupe

2015                      Jury - ImproCirque, Canada

2014                      Jury - H20 Dance Competition, Let Your Art Flow, Canada
2012                      Jury - Bravissimo dance Competition, Canada

2012                      Grant towards development  - television dance production funds for "OUROBOROS"

2010                      "Prix du public" Festival Vue Sur La Relève 2010 with solo "VERTIGES"

 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

2003                     Diplôme d’État - Contemporary dance I Centre National de la Danse, Lyon

                            Technique, history of dance, anatomy, music, teaching skills

 

1995 - 1997            Examen d'aptitude technique en danse I EPSEDANSE, Montpellier

                  Stage performance training, creative process and improvisation

                            Contemporary dance : Françoise Texier, Patricia De Anna, Isabelle Sisman

        Jazz : Anne-Marie Porras, Isabelle Hernandez and ballet : Rudy Bryans, V. Ascensio

 

1993                      National Conservatory of Nice (Ballet)  I  Nice                                                                                   

1990 - 1993            Municipal Conservatory of Marignane (Ballet)  I  Marignane

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

 

2012                      Ohad Naharin, Batsheva Dance Company - Gaga (New York, USA)

                                                                                                                                                                                           

2007                      Risa Steinberg, Compagnie José Limon (New York, USA)                                                                                                                                                                                              

2004 - 2007            Edward Hillyer Studio Lalala Human Steps (Montreal) / Daniel Seillier, Conservatoire de danse de Montréal (Montreal)

         Ginette Laurin, Compagnie O’ Vertigo (Montreal) / Catherine Viau, studio LADMMI (Montreal) 

                     Hua Fang Zhang, studio Lalala Human Steps, Ballet Jazz (Montreal) / Lina Cruz, studio Lalala Human Steps (Mtl)                                                            

1998 - 2003            Compagnie Thierry Malandin (France) / Studio Peter Goss (France)  / Bruno Agati, studio Harmonic (France)

                            Alain Gruttadauria, Epsedanse (France)  / Olga Kobos, compagnie Rui Horta, Munich (Germany)

                            Ballet Théâtre, Manheim (Germany) /Ramon Oller, Barcelone (Espagne) / Anna Sanchez (Spain)

 

 

 

ARTISTIC DIRECTING AND CHOREOGRAPHIC CREATIONS

 

2016 - ...                 LE MA - CENTRE DE DANSE I Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe (www.centrema.com)                              

                             Directrice artistique et pédagogique

2014                      Rehearsal director for EMMAC MARINE from Emmanuelle Calvé                              

                            EMMAC connects dance, Art of Puppetry and theater acting

2013                      Choreographic research with Marcos Francisco Nery and Patrick Côté

         Set in motion and creating choreographic links for a Cyr wheel and trapeze acts

 

2011                      Choreographic research with Catherine Girard and Jean-Philippe Cuerrier

         Set in motion and creating choreographic links for a hand to hand act

 

2009 - 2011            ESPACE 93 - Maison des jeunes  I  Clichy-sous-Bois, France

         Artistic coordination : collaboration with Hip-Hop choreographer Spicey (Alexandra Landé) for the creative process of
         a contemporary and urban dance show performed by 8 young amateur dancers (diffusion purposes) at the Avignon     

         festival. This project had an up close and personal approach with each student.

 

2009 - 2011            Vertiges - 25 minutes contemporary solo (dancer and choreographer)

         March 7 2009 : premiere at Espace 93 Victor Hugo in Clichy-sous-Bois (France)

         September 18 and 19, 2010 : Off Biennale de la Danse in Lyon, France

                   2010 : Award granted by the public - Festival Vue Sur La Relève.

 

                   Vertiges -  5min short film (author, dancer and choreographer)

       - September 2012 : Cinédanse Montréal

       - June 2012 : Festival TransAmériques in Montreal

       - 2012 : Dançaemfoco au Brésil

       - 2012 : Festival Internacional de Videodanza in Cuba

       - June 2011 : Dance Camera West Festival in Los Angeles

       - March 2011 :  Dance on Camera aux États-Unis

       - March 2011 :  Festival International de Film sur l’Art in Montreal

       - janvier 2011 : Big Screen Project in New York

       - décembre 2010 :  Festival Danscreen in Amsterdam

       - décembre 2010 : Parcours Danse 2010 in Montréal

 

2009 - 2012            Choreographic creation of a 30min show

         Diffusion of 2012 Off Avignon with six young hiphop dancers from Clichy-sous-Bois, in collaboration with Espace 93

         Victor Hugo the Clichy-sous-Bois Youth Club.

 

2009                     8 min contemporary dance choreographic creation with 16 dancers

                  Clichy-sous-Bois Conservatory of dance

2008 - 2011            BELLUSCIOUS I Montreal

                            Choreorapher : Choreography of short pieces on pointes for special events

 

2010                      CIRQUE FANTASTIC CONCEPT INC. I Montreal I  www.cirquefantastic.com

                            Choreorapher : Choreography of short pieces to link circus acts

RESIDENCIES

 

2013                      September 2013 : residency at la Tohu (Montreal) for LE SERPENT QUI SE MORD LA QUEUE

 

2011                        Residency at Le Gesù (Montreal) with a performance during Montréal en Lumière

    Festival with LE SERPENT QUI SE MORD LA QUEUE

2009                      March 2009 : residency at Espace 93 Victor Hugo (France)

                   September 2009 : residency in Studio G of Place des Arts (Montreal)

 

 

DANCE EXPERIENCE

 

juillet 2013             La Damnation De Faust  - Opéra directed by Robert Lepage  I  Danseuse  I  Grand théâtre, Québec

 

2009  - 2010          Vertiges  I  dancer and choreographer

                  25 minutes contemporary solo

 

2007                     Un cri au bonheur   I  Leading role I  Montreal

                  Short Film from actual film by cinematographer Manon Barbeau

 

2006                     Entre la vie et la mort   I  Principal dancer I  Montreal

                            Experimental video of photographers Carlos and Jason Sanchez 

 

2005                     Soloist for the Nutcracker I  Montreal

                  Sursaut Company - Francine Chateauvert   

 

                            Replacement for choreographic research I  Montreal

                  Creation byBenjamin Hatcher for Festival du Monde Arabe  

 

                            Corps de ballet for Swan Lake  I  Montreal

                  Ballet Métropolitain de Montréal  |  Alexis Simonot 

 

                            Replacement for choreographic research  I  Montreal  

                  Bouge de là Company  |  Hélène Langevin 

 

2004                     Corps de ballet pour Nutcracker I Tour accross Montreal and region

                  Ballet Ouest  | Margareth Mehuys 

 

2002 - 2004           Pourquoi pas  I Tour accross France and Europe

                  Accrorap Company  |  Kader Attou  |  http://www.ccnlarochelle.com/

 

2000 - 2002           Duo Les bleus et Zapping

                  Bruno Agati Company

 

1997 - 1998            Corps de ballet in Romeo and Juliette

        Ballets de Liège Company

 

 

 

TEACHING / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

2010  - ...              Training classes for contemporary dancers  I  Montreal et Quebec

                            Contemporary dance classes for dancers, circus artists and figure skaters

2014                      EBNFLOH “HIP HOP” DANCE COMPANY I Montreal
                            Workshops and training classes for the danncer of the company

                            ground dance work, partner work and contemporary dance

June 2014              Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal (BJM DANSE) I Montreal                            

                            Training classes for company dancers  - contemporary barre ballet - www.bjmdanse.ca

Sept. 2013              Ballets Preljocaj - Angelin Preljocaj  I  Lens, France

                            Training classes for company dancers - contemporary dance - www.preljocaj.org

Août 2013              Cie En Dance de Rhapsody James  I  New York, USA

                  Contemporary dance master classes - Advanced training for Red Dance troupe

2009                     L’Artère - Centre chorégraphique la rotonde I Québec

                            Professional training - contemporary dance workshops

2000 - 2002           Studio Harmonic - Corinne Lanselle  I  Paris  I Assistant

TEACHING

2016 - ...                LE MA - DANCE CENTER  I  Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe (www.centrema.com)
                            Artistic director and dance teacher


2014 - 2015            Sports-études danse- KARO-FORME I Sainte-Julie, Quebec
                            Contemporary dance teacher - (level beginners / intermediate/advanced)

 

2013 - 2015            La Caserne 18-30 I Montreal
                            Contemporary dance teacher (level intermediate/advanced)

 

 

2013 - 2014            DANSE 123  I  Lasalle
                            Contemporary dance teacher (level intermediate/advanced)


2013 - 2014            Centre communautaire de loisir de la Côte Des Neiges  I  Montreal
                            Contemporary dance teacher (level beginner)

 

2012 - 2013            École de théatre et de danse Coté Cour Coté Jardin I Montréal

                  Contemporary dance classes in Montreal

 

2012 - 2015            Extravadanse I Chateaugay

                   Workshops and training classes for instructors (level intermediate/advanced)

 

2011 - 2015             LMK International  I  Montreal

                            Contemporary dance and ballet classes for figure skaters

                                                                                                  

2012-2013              Studio Montreal/Paris  I  Montreal

                            Contemporary dance classes in Montreal(intermediate/advanced)

2009 - 2012            Ballet métropolitain de Montreal  I  Montreal

                            Contemporary dance classes in Montreal

 

2009 - 2010            Mode Action  I  Montreal 

                            Contemporary dance worshop (level 2)

2007 - 2011

​                  Preparatory training for École de danse contemporaine de Montreal’s auditions, those chosen :

        Marie-Michelle Poissant (2007), Jean-Matthieu Ledoux (2008),

        Jean-Olivier Nadon (2009) Stacey Désilier (2011)

        http://www.edcmtl.com/fr/

 

                  Preparation for SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, those chosen :

                  Daniel Dory (2009) / Yonni Fournier (2010)


 

WORKSHOPS / PRIVATE CLASSES

 

2013 - 2014            AIDA DANSE I Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe (Once a year since 2013)                           

                            Ballet and contemporary dance workshops (level beginners / intermediate/advanced)

Oct. 2014               CALYPSO Dance school I Havre-Saint-Pierre, Canada
                            Workshops and training classes for the dance teacher of the shcool

                            Circus performers from 7 doigts de la main and Cirque Eloïze  I  Montreal

                            Contemporary dance Intensives and Privates for company members

 

                            Figure skaters  I  Montreal

                            Contemporary dance instructor I intensives and privates

2009 - 2010            Créations Etc. I  Montreal  I  Formatrice en mouvement

2005                     Centre culturel Saydie Bronfman I  Montreal  I  Creative Dance teacher

                            Centre Culturel Haïtien I  Montréal  I  Host for choreographic

                            Ballet Divertimento I  Montréal  I  Contemporary dance teacher

                            Académie de danse d’Outremont I  Montréal  I  Ballet teacher

2002 - 2003           Conservatoire de Châtellerault  I  France 

                  Contemporary dance workshops and classes - Level 3

© 2013 Stéphanie Decourteille - Montréal, Canada    I    Texte : Maud Mazo-Rothenbühler    I    Vidéos : Chad Lavoie   I    Conception : Stéphane Casta 

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