Thursday, May 26, 2011

Festival TransAmériques 2011, May 26-June 11

The next two weeks mark the 5th edition of the Festival TransAmériques, the follow-up to the Festival de théâtre des Amériques which ran from 1985 to 2006. It celebrates the newest in contemporary dance and theatre, as well as other disciplines.

In addition to various performances, the festival will host a symposium on the weekend of June 4 and 5 called Supporting New Work. It will bring together artistic directors, presenters, programmers for art centres and festivals, choreographers, theatre directors, dramaturges and art critics for discussions on fostering creativity in the contemporary performing arts. In addition, there will be other talks and discussions with visiting artists, all of which are free.

There will also be film screenings of Territoires de l’art – Lia Rodrigues, de Vitry à Rio and Les ballets de-ci, de-là. And of course, the festival will hosting parties and other events.

The festival continues until June 11 at various venues throughout Montreal.


Festival TransAmériques
May 26 – June 11, 2011
Montreal, Québec

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