© Adrienne Surprenant
06/09/20 – Today is a very special day. Today, we are celebrating Margie Gillis’ birthday. This year, to highlight this event, Margie is asking for donations in order to help the Foundation maintain the St. Mark’s church in Acton Vale.
05/18/20 – Margie Gillis will perform in support of Shine the Light, a virtual Solstice Benefit for long-time partner, Hollyhock, on Saturday 20, 2020.
05/06/20 – Concordia awards Margie Gillis an Honorary Doctorate for her contributions to Modern Dance. What a wonderful acknowledgement!
06/03/20 – The Margie Gillis Dance Foundation is excited to present Inter/rupted, a series of showings of 4 works in progress suspended by the virus.
05/29/20 – This summer, Margie Gillis will be presenting a new work at the Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur’s digital rendez-vous, A Shared Solitude.
04/27/20 – Dancing from your Soul in the Time of the Virus is a guided movement meditation by Margie Gillis.
03/20/20 – In these hard times, let us be reminded that solidarity, compassion, empathy will save us.
03/17/20 – Margie Gillis is honored to have been acknowledged by the Dance Collection Danse Hall of Fame committee in recognition of her achievements and life’s work.
03/01/20 – Margie et Rhiannon animeront des ateliers sur la nature de la voix et du corps, et se produiront ensemble à New York et à Montréal.
01/24/20 – It is with great sadness that we learned of Margie’s mother’s death, Rhona Wurtele.
12/05/19 – Crow will be presented next January 11, in New York at the prestigious Booking Dance Festival.
11/21/19 – In Rewilding, Margie encourages us to reintegrate with our own wildness and to respect and embrace our connection to the natural world.
11/8/19 – Evolutions was very well received by the public and the critic. Let’s take a glimpse at the highlights.
09/25/19 – This upcoming October is shaping up to be an extremely busy month for Margie Gillis and the dancers.
08/29/19 – On October 6, the Margie Gillis Dance Foundation will be at the American Dance Guild Festival in New York City.
08/28/19 – A program designed for dance students and dancers, with the goal of strengthening the physical, creative and expressive aspects of their practice.
05/22/19 – Margie is on the cover of the June issue of Dance Teacher Magazine!
05/14/19 – Discover the Legacy Project through Margie Gillis’ words in the short film by CBC Arts.
05/10/19 – Margie will offer two workshops in the coming weeks, to share her legacy with young emerging artists.
04/24/19 – We are pleased to announce that Margie will be hosting two workshops this summer at Hollyhock!
04/18/19 – In homage to Paul Taylor’s phenomenal work, Margie will be creating a work for 17 dancers, Rewilding, with the Paul Taylor Dance Company.
03/22/19 – Viriditas will be presented on Thursday, April 11 at the Théâtre de la Ville (Longueuil).
03/20/19 – On March 29 and Friday May 3 at the Taylor School Margie will lead two “Dancing From the Inside Out” workshops!
02/01/19 – On February 20, Margie will be headed to Durham, North Carolina, for a week-long residency at Duke University Dance Program.
10/31/18 – On November 3 and 4, Margie and The Legacy Project team will take Evolutions on the road!
18/10/18 – We are thrilled to announce that Margie is one of this year’s Guest Resident Choreographers of the Paul Taylor Dance Company!
08/30/18 – It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Paul Taylor, emblematic figure of American modern dance that Margie had the great pleasure of working with.
08/14/18 – Margie’s Legacy Project EVOLUTIONS resumes its Montreal tour as part of CAM’s 2018-2019 touring season!
06/15/18 – Using her vast experience in creation and improvisation, Margie Gillis will share her creative knowledge with the dancers in training…
05/08/18 – Two internationally acclaimed renegade artists, join together to offer a workshop focused on the body, the voice, and movement.
04/11/18 – A residency for Margie’s Legacy Project will be held in Acton Vale, QC this spring!
02/11/18 – On February 12 at 8 pm Margie’s Legacy Project showcase EVOLUTIONS at Rideau in Quebec City!
02/11/18 – Don’t miss the VIRIDITAS premiere from February 14-18 at Agora Montreal!
02/11/18 – Perhaps we need to reintroduce the term “philosophess”, to the old, to talk about Margie Gillis.