Montreal, April 1 2020 — Like other arts organizations operating in an interdependent ecosystem, we face a major upheaval in our plans for the next few months. As a touring dance company, we are very much hindered by the current situation. Our performances, residencies, workshops, and other activities are officially cancelled until May 21st. Luckily for RUBBERBAND, our dancers, … Read more AN UNFORESEEN SPRING
RUBBERBAND ended 2019 with a successful 4th Winter Intensive in December. The 30 dance professionals and students who joined the workshop hailed from Quebec, the rest of Canada, and the U.S.A. (Juilliard, Parsons, HSDC, UNCSA, School of Toronto Dance Theatre, Ryerson School of Performance, National Ballet School of Canada, Concordia’s BFA in Contemporary Dance, etc.). … Read more BIG STEPS START OFF 2020!
At the midpoint of the 2019-2020 season, RUBBERBAND can look back and see that many of its most cherished goals were met in 2019, having: PRESENTEDEver So Slightly at the prestigious JOYCE Theater in New York. The programming director, Aaron Mattocks, had this to say: ‘”The Joyce was thrilled to open its 19/20 season, featuring live music … Read more AS 2019 WINDS DOWN – A FEW ACHIEVEMENTS
Montreal, November 1, 2019 – Victor Quijada, RUBBERBAND’s founder and choreographer, is one of the three finalists for the 2019 Charles-Biddle Award, national and international section. The other nominees this year are Dena Davida and Dulcinée Langfelder. Watch the video made by La Fabrique culturelle here When he moved to Montreal at age 24, prize-winning … Read more VICTOR QUIJADA FINALIST FOR THE 2019 CHARLES-BIDDLE AWARD
DEFINITION OF TASKS – To design the lighting; – To attend conception and production meetings; – To attend certain rehearsals according to a pre-established calendar; – When required, to plan and draw up a list of supplementary lighting devices and general effects; to obtain the costs of purchasing or renting these items, presenting the … Read more RUBBERBAND IS SEEKING A LIGHTING DESIGNER (CONTRACTUAL BASIS) FOR THE NEW CREATION
General job description The technical director is responsible for ensuring that the overall technical components of the company’s performances and activities are properly carried out in Montreal and on tour in Quebec, the rest of Canada, and in other countries. He/she finds practical solutions to the technical challenges issuing from the aesthetic choices of the … Read more RUBBERBAND IS SEEKING A TECHNICAL DIRECTOR/STAGE MANAGER (LIGHTING PROFILE) STARTING FROM JANUARY 2020
RUBBERBAND is honoured to begin its 2019-2020 season with 7 performances of its work EVER SO SLIGHTLY at the JOYCE Theater in New York from September 17 to 22, 2019. The JOYCE is one of the only American theatres built BY dancers FOR dance, which explains our . . . JOY! Marking a transition for … Read more AN ELECTRIFYING 2019-2020 SEASON