PARADES

Enter a world where fantasy and dream combine with the movement of the body, where time stops until rebirth.

Director: Alan Lake
Canada, 2022
16:00 min

Alan Lake is a performer, choreographer, director and visual artist. He studied visual arts for five years (DEC and BAC in visual arts). He undertakes and obtains his technical DEC in Dance- performance in 2007 at the Quebec Dance School.
Since 2007, Alan Lake has joined the companies: Harold Rhéaume’s son, Adrien dances in NU, Jumeaux – a co-creation with the French choreographer Yvann Alexandre – and in the creation: Fluid, all as a performer. He participates in the first Grand Continental of Sylvain Émard Danse. He is an interpreter for Dana Gingras – Animal of Distinction in a video clip of Arcade Fire. It will be Adrian Rheaume’s son next work of the Rheaume White Partitions.

Alan Lake est interprète, chorégraphe, réalisateur et artiste en arts visuels. Il étudie les arts visuels pendant cinq ans (DEC et BAC en arts visuels). Il entreprend et obtient son DEC technique en Danse-interprétation en 2007 à l’École de danse de Québec. L’objectif de sont travail est de faire cohabiter ces disciplines en un lieu commun au service du mouvement.
Depuis 2007, Alan Lake joint en tant qu’interprète les compagnies : Le fils d’Adrien danse d’Harold Rhéaume dans NU, Jumeaux – une co-création avec le chorégraphe français Yvann Alexandre – et dans la création : Fluide. Il participe au premier Grand continental de la compagnie Sylvain Émard Danse. Il est interprète pour Dana Gingras – Animal of distinction dans un vidéoclip d’Arcade Fire. Il sera de la prochaine oeuvre du Fils d’Adrien danse d’harold Rhéaume Partitions Blanches.

Alan Lake, Director of Parades (2022)

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