Tag Archives: Compagnie Flak

José Navas & Mark Lanctôt


Episode 136: [64:02]
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In this episode José Navas talks about the creation his pieces Villanelle and S as well as discussing his practice and dance in general. Before, both José Navas and Mark Lanctôt discuss the Tacita Dean piece Merce Cunningham performs STILLNESS (in three movements) to John Cage’s composition 4’33” with Trevor Carlson, New York City, 28 April 2007 that is at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal until January 3, 2010.

The theme song is sung by Petty Booka, the dance poem of the week is The Empty Dance Shoes by Cornelius Eady and the music played during the show is from Invisible Cities by William Beauvais.

Allison Elizabeth Burns, Gwen Fisher and Chris ‘Zeke’ Hand

Pierre Paul Savoie, Studio 303, José Navas and Compagnie Flak


Episode 132: [58:55]
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In this episode Pierre Paul Savoie’s Diasporama, Resistance at Studio 303 and José NavasCompagnie Flak performance of Villanelle and S are reviewed, and there is a brief discussion on teaching (and learning) choreography. The theme song is performed by the Secret Swizzles, the poem of the week is from The Art of Dancing by Soame Jenyns, and the music played during the episode is by Ensemble nu:n from their CD Salutare.

Originally published on Movement Museum

Louis Robitaille, Jose Navas, Merce Cunningham, Robin Henderson


Episode 86: [60:54](MP3 78MB, Flac 285MB, Ogg Vorbis 46MB, Stream)

In this episode Chris ‘Zeke’ Hand interviews Louis Robitaille, artistic director of BJM Danse and Jose Navas of Compagnie Flak about Merce Cunningham, Part two of five of the Robin Henderson interview is played and Rachel Ni Chuinn and Zeke discuss the Awesome Montreal Dance Calendar and upcoming auditions for dancers in Montreal.

Originally published on Movement Museum