Quebec Artists Evening

9 September 20247 pmCinquième Salle | Place des Arts

On the program

Come and enjoy an evening of dance performances rich in variety. Enjoy captivating and dynamic choreography by Karla Étienne, Pauline Berndsen Danse, ZemmourBallet and Tentacle Tribe.

Karla Etienne I Solo Kolektif (5 min)

This artist has been given carte blanche ! You’ll soon be able to find out more about her creation.

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Pauline Berndsen Danse | Insectoïdes (20 min)

This duo, led by Pauline Gervais, trained at the École supérieure de ballet du Québec, embodies the essence of bodily exploration through unique scenic universes. Founder of Pauline Berndsen Danse in 2018, she has lit up festivals around the world. Focusing on the fascinating world of insects, their creation Insectoïdes explores with grace and agility the diversity and unusual forms of these creatures, highlighting their complexity, duality and mystery. This performance reveals the subtle interactions and relationships inherent in the insect kingdom, celebrating the eternal fascination of this captivating world.

intermission (20 min)

Nicolas Zemmour | Naissance et introduction de l’épaissisme (15 min)

Choreographer of ZemmourBallet, he trained at the Conservatoire d’Avignon and at the Folkwang with Pina Bausch. Based in Sherbrooke since 2019, he teaches at CEGEP and Bishop’s University. In this solo, Nicolasexplores the varied dimensions of Épaissisme – an artistic movement he invented with his dramaturge Marc Zemmour. Épaissisme is an innovative and profoundly human approach to art, characterized by its richness and depth. Prepare to plunge into a universe where every element is carefully layered to reveal the complexity of the human experience.

Tentacle Tribe | Tangible Shadow of Former Self (20 min)

Originally from Stockholm, Elon Hoglund discovered his passion for dance at the age of seven, mixing breakdance, hip-hop and martial arts into his training. Inspired by various art forms, he created his own approach, fusing street, theatrical and contemporary influences. Since 2001, he has choreographed for a variety of stages, including Cirque du Soleil’s The Beatles LOVE Show in 2005. The duo presented is inspired by his films Metamorph, Exuviae and Terra, exploring transformation and spiritual growth with filmmakers Stefan Verna and Marites Carino.


  • Monday, September 9th, 20247 pm
  • Cinquième Salle | Place des Arts
  • 1h25With intermission
  • 38$29$ Reduced rate


Choreographer and Performer
Choreographer and Performer
Nicolas Zemmour
Choreographer and dancer
Choreographer and Performer