Choreographer, dancer, visual artist and contemporary dance educator, Alexandre Morin, graduates from l’École de danse contemporaine de Montréal in 2013 where he is awarded a grant from the Hnatyshyn Foundation for promising Canadian artist in contemporary dance during his studies. He has danced with Marie Chouinard, Sylvain Émard, Dominique Porte, Sébastien Provencher and Fleuve-Espace Danse to name a few. In 2016, a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts allows him to participate at the ImPulsTanz : Vienna International Dance Festival via the ATLAS, mapping future talents program. His interests in visual arts bring him to perform in Jimmy Robert’s installation at the AGO Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto. In 2020, he co-found the interdisciplinary art collective Other Animals, alongside close collaborator and sound artist Jonathan Goulet. Together, they have presented Breach (2017, 2019), Passing Cloud (2018) and On the Brink (2020) in Tiohtià:ke/Montréal (Tangente, ZH Festival, Parcours Danse). He teaches to the future generation of dancers at l’École de danse contemporaine de Montréal and l’École supérieure de ballet du Québec.
Photo: Carl Hugo