Wim Vandekeybus is a director, choreographer, actor and photographer. His contact with animals in their natural environment as a young boy had a great emotional impact on both him and his work. Animals, their movements, their instinctive reactions and their trust in their own physical power
Sylvie Guillem entered the Paris Opera Ballet School in 1976 and by the age of 19 was named "Etoile" by Rudolph Nureyev. She has also danced with the Royal Ballet of London and the American Ballet Theater.
Sylvie is not just a ballet dancer, she has entered the modern dance scene in
Ranu Mukherjee makes hybrid ‘films’, drawings and video installations as well as co-creating collaborative projects and artistic entities. Her work fleshes out trajectories and experiences of embodiment, site, ecology, survival, excess,
Alexina Louie is a Juno-Award winning composer and has been commissioned to write major works for most of Canada’s leading performers, ensembles, and orchestras. Her works have also been performed internationally.
She was born in Vancouver in 1949, and is the child of second-generation Canadi