Open studio

NEXT EDITION IN SPRING 2024 — At the heart of its mission, Parbleux invests in improving the conditions of creation for artists and offers the Open studio! An opportunity to highlight your project and promote discussion. A special moment, during some important times of the year…

With Open studio, Parbleux offers artists a place to present and share their project in the making. The Parbleux studio is available for a 30-minute presentation per artist and a period of open discussion. Parbleux can also provide support in strategic planning for this event: touring targets, communications strategy, etc.

For each Open studio, the projects are selected by an artist, Curator of the event.

Eligibility criteria

  • Artists in dance and/​or related disciplines at any stage of their careers, established in the province of Québec;

  • And who are looking for partners to support their creation project or to find a local or international premiere date;

  • Projects that had a premiere during the pandemic (in theaters or online) and would like to find a presentation date in more optimal conditions are also considered.

Services provided

  • The Parbleux studio for a 30-minute presentation per artist and a discussion time;

  • $500 in compensation;

  • 10 hours of studio time offered for Open studio rehearsal;

  • If needed, a discounted rate of $10 per additional hour;

  • If desired, support in strategic planning, to be defined together (touring targets, communications strategy, etc.).

Edition #4: November 30, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, & December 1, 2023, 12:30 pm‑2:30 pm

OFF Parcours Danse, curated by Clara Furey, in video

  • Fjord Gagnebin — Mue.s
  • Laura Jeffery — I am the fly in the Plasma Pool /​/​/​work in progress///
  • Marie Lévêque — isocelles
  • Double Fantasy (Nien Tzu Weng & Camille Lacelle-Wilsey) — She’s Late A Circus Show

Edition #3: May 31 & June 4, 2023, 2:00 pm‑4:00 pm

FTA side event, curated by Clara Furey, in video

  • Zoë Vos — Future Ghost (Hugger)
  • Nubian Néné — Untitled (work in process)
  • Hanako Hoshimi-Caines — Material stargazer: presentation of selected works

Edition #2: November, 8 & 9, 2022, 12:30 pm‑2:30 pm

OFF-CINARS, curated by Clara Furey, in video

  • Emile Pineault — rock bottom
  • Lara Kramer — Them Voices
  • Simon Portigal — fragile & useless — lcr.i/group/2019 – 2022
  • Ebnflōh — La Probabilité du Néant
  • Discussions by Alexis O’Hara

Edition #1: May 31 & June 1, 2022, 2:00 pm‑4:00 pm

FTA side event, curated by Clara Furey

  • Kim-Sanh Châu — BLEU NÉON
  • Jean-Bui & Sydney McManus — 1, 2, maybe 3
  • Diego Gil — Las superficies sentientes
  • Dominique Sophie — C’est rendu plus intéressant ici
  • Discussions by Alexis O’Hara & Sebastian Kann