ESPACE OUVERT is a support organization with the mission to offer dance, theater, circus, visual art and performance artists several opportunities for their career development and artistic practice in a collaborative, caring and diversity-promoting environment.
Continue your training with technical classes, multidisciplinary workshops and intensives. Benefit from a personalized accompaniment with BIG BANG and develop a research work to start a creation process. Apply to the artistic residency program and have access to a spacious, bright and safe space for your creations. Participate in the events organized at Espace Ouvert and contribute to the dynamism of the community.
As of January 11, 2023, l'Espace Ouvert offers morning training classes in contemporary dance, with Stéphanie Decourteille, on Wednesday mornings with one class from 9:00 to 10:30 am (intermediate level) and one class from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm (advanced level).
BIG BANG is an intensive contemporary dance program that offers artists the opportunity to perfect their dance skills and to benefit from personalized support throughout a research and creation process of a solo.
Each summer and for 4 weeks, Espace Ouvert offers an intensive during days that includes day technical classes in contemporary dance and multidisciplinary workshops. During 2 weeks an intensive will be also held during the evening.
Dance Studio Rental
Whether it is for dance, circus, theater or any other discipline, it is possible to rent the Open Space. The 2,000 square foot space is ideally configured for teaching, creating or rehearsing. It is bright and air-conditioned, with a 40' x 25' sprung floor, dance floor carpet, sound system, kitchen, and bathroom. The ceiling height is 12 feet.
BIG BANG - AUTUMN 2023
Auditions for winter 2023 program are now closed. Autumn program 2023 will take place from August 28 to December 17, 2023. A video-audition process is possible until April 3, 2023. You can send your resume, letter of interest, a video of a dance improvisation (less than 2 minutes long) and a video of choreographic creation that is less than 5 minutes long to email@example.com.
MORNING CLASSES - WINTER 2023
A new session of morning classes with Stephanie Decourteille will begin on January 11, 2023 with a contemporary dance class (intermediate) on Wednesdays from 9:00 am to 10:30 am and a contemporary dance class (advanced) on Wednesdays from 10:30 am to 12 pm. k
Espace Ouvert wishes to offer artistic residency opportunities in a studio adapted to the research and creation needs of emerging artists. Your donation will allow the artists to benefit from financing for the rental of the studio and to receive remuneration or financial compensation for time spent in the studio for research and/or creative works.
AND HELP ARTISTS BENEFIT FROM ARTISTIC RESIDENCIES