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Lise Vachon

Lise Vachon is currently living in Belgium where she is active in the field of contemporary dance. Originally from Canada she studied dance at l’École Supérieure de Danse du Québec / Les Grands Ballets de Montréal and is a graduate of The School of Toronto Dance Theatre. In 1997 she moved to Brussels to study at PARTS and graduated in 2000. Her professional career has since led her to work as a dancer with Arco Renz, Michèle Noiret, Dominique Duszynski, Fré Werbrouck, as well as currently with Marc Vanrunxt as an active member in Kunst/Werk . She has worked with several choreographers as assistant or rehearsal director notably with Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker/ Rosas.

As a choreographer, she has created and performed internationally her own productions including a solo, entitled bliss and the duets Sliding and Zones, as well as commissions for theatre productions or for professional dance schools. She has worked at PARTS since 2014 as pedagogical co-coordinator and tutor and is a current faculty member. She has developed her teaching practice in various schools, studios or dance companies in Belgium and Canada. She is also a teacher and advisor for the Rosas program Dancing Kids. In parallel, Lise has worked on several occasions as choreographic or staging assistant for Opera productions created at La Monnaie /De Munt or staged at L’Opera de Paris, and Teatro alla Scala in Milan.