The Devil’s Interval
A graduate of l’Ecole de Danse Contemporaine de Montréal (EDCM), Gillian worked with Sinha Danse, Pigeons International and Sasha Ivanochko before joining O Vertigo Danse as a full company member under the direction of Ginette Laurin during which she performed across Europe, Asia and North America. Gillian returned to the Maritimes in 2013 and has since performed with Mocean Dance for works by Serge Bennethan, Marie-Josée Chartier, Sharon Moore, Sara Coffin and Parts+Labour_Danse, among others. Gillian has served as Rehearsal Director for the creations of Destins Croises, Danielle Desnoyers, Heidi Strauss, Lydia Zimmer and Mocean Dance. She is a founding member of the Home Ex Artist Collective who recently launched an artistic research partnership with IOTA Art Institute. She is currently in creation for new works with Sharon Moore, Lydia Zimmer (Zimmerdans), Jacinte Armstrong (SINS), Lisa Phinney-Langley (Phin Dance), and Rebecca Lazier (in collaboration with Janet Echelman). Gillian is a faculty member of the Intensive Training Program at Halifax Dance and regularly teaches technique classes to the professional community of Halifax and beyond.