Teachers for the 2022 Summer School

  • Sarah Gibson

    Sarah Gibson EDCM

    Sarah received her training at l’École Supérieure de Ballet du Quebec where she studied with: Christine Clair, Daniel Seillier and Alexandra Wells. After graduating in 1996, she joined the Alberta Ballet for one year. She then came back to Montreal to dance with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens. During her thirteen years with the company she danced in ballets choroegraphed by George Balanchine, Fernand Nault, Jean-Christophe Maillot, Jiri Kylian, Ohad Naharin  Stjin  Celis and Nacho Duato.
  • Gabrielle Desgagnés

    Gabrielle Desgagnés EDCM

    Gabrielle Desgagnés est une interprète et enseignante basée à Montréal et Québec, originaire de l’Isle-aux-Coudres.
  • Leïla Mailly

    Leïla Mailly EDCM



  • Liza Kovacs

    Liza Kovacs EDCM

    Since graduating from the National Ballet School of Canada, Liza Kovacs has danced with the National Ballet of Canada, Lalala Human Steps and the BJM as well as collaborating on numerous projects with Montreal's finest contemporary choreographers. 
  • Louise Michel Jackson

    Louise Michel Jackson

    Louise Michel has been active as a dancer for 15 years. After 5 years in Belgium, she sails between Brussels and Montreal, and create her own projects. She created her first project in collaboration with Benaji Mohamed (belgium), “STROKE” or “SHUDDER” ( short version)  in 2016. She is driven by the notions of chaos, fragility and simplicity by creating obstinate, visceral, offbeat situations, contexts and poetic landscapes between the familiar and the strange. She invests an approach of the body very organic  disarticulated and minimalist gestures.


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