G I O C O N D A    B A R B U T O

 
CURRICULUM VITAE / GIOCONDA BARBUTO

Professional Dance Experience

2007-2015                   4OUR / JOE INK/ Joe Laughlin
                                    Vancouver BC, Dance Centre

                                     Stuttgart-Performance / Birth Day / Kylian productions

                                     Holland Dance Festival / Martino Müller
                                     Den Haag, Netherlands, 50th Anniversary of Nederlands Dans Theater

                                     Coeur en Tete / Gala Performance
                                     Salle Pierre Mercure, Montreal, Canada

                                     Kylian Le Grand / Danse Danse
                                     Montreal, Place des Arts & Quebec Tour, Ottawa, National Arts Center

                                     Paradox (former NDT3)
                                     Spoleto Festival, Italy 2007, Dance Salad, Festival USA 2007, Athens and Epidaurus Festival,
                                     Greece 2008. Bochum Festival, Germany 2009, Kylian Program
        
                                     Margie Gillis Dance Foundation, M.Body.7
                                     Vancouver International Dance Festival, Place des Arts, Montreal, Grand Theatre, Québec City

                                     Gioconda Barbuto & Emily Molnar Choreographers & Dancers: Gioconda Barbuto & Emily
                                     Molnar, Montreal & Vancouver,  Canada (L’Agora, Dance Centre, 2008) Title: Lifelines (55 minutes)

                                     Coleman/Lemieux & Co. US Tour, James Kudelka Program

1998-2006                    Nederlands Dans Theater III / The Hague, Netherlands / Artistic Director: Jiri Kylian
Choreographer:            Jiri Kylian/ Works: Trompe l’Oeil,Compass, Away Alone, Archimboldo, Birth-Day, Car-Men
Choreographer:            Hans Van Manen /Titles of Works: Zero Hour, Two Faces
Choreographer:            Paulo Ribera /Title: New Age
Choreographer:            Paul Lightfoot /Titles of Works: Small Moves, Squeaky Wheel
Choreographer:            Michael Schumacher /Title: The Moment
Choreographer:            Johann Inger /Title: Couple of Moments
Choreographer:            Shusaku  Takeuchi /Title of Works: Sight ,Windage,Land
Choreographer:            Meryl Tankard /Title: Merryland
Choreographer:            Robert Wilson /Title: 2 Lips and Dancers and Space
        
July-August 2006          Jiri Kilian / NPS Producers / Directed by Jiri Kilian / Boris Pavel
                                     Kadan,Czech Republic/Title: Car-Men (Film) (30 minutes)

May 2004                      Gioconda Barbuto Solo Work / Artistic Director & Dancer: Gioconda Barbuto
                                     Montreal,Quebec, Canada- Tangente / Title: Respiro (50 minutes)

Spring 2003                  Judith Marcuse Dance Projects / Choreographer: Judith Marcuse
                                     Vancouver, B.C. Canada / Title: Scenes from a Shared Life

Fall 1997                       Margie Gillis and Friends / U.S. Tour / Choreographer/Performer: Gioconda Barbuto
                                     Title: Respiro

Fall 1997                       Bravo Fact / Filmed in Vancouver for TV / Choreographer/Performer:Gioconda Barbuto
                                     Title: Café Bohème

1980-1996                    Les Grands Ballets Canadiens / Montréal, Québec, Canada

1980-1982                    Corps de Ballet / 1982-1984 Demi-Soloist / 1984-1996 Soloist

Fall 1996                       Montréal Danse Théâtre / Montréal,Canada / Choreographer: Miriam Naisy
                                     Title: Soleil Noir

                                     Fortier Danse Création / Montréal,Canada / Choreographer: Paul-André Fortier
                                     Title: La Part des Anges

Spring 1993                  Margie Gillis Dance Foundation / Montréal,Canada / Choreographer:Stephanie Ballard
                                     Title: A Gathering
                                     Volet Interprète VI, Danse Cité / Montréal, Québec, Canada
                                     Choreographers: James Kudelka,Ginette Laurin, Paul-André Fortier,Jeanne Renaud
                                     Dancers: Gioconda Barbuto, David Rose, Daniel Souliers

Summer 1993               Festival Ballet / Banff Centre for the Arts / Banff,Canada / Choreographer: Brian Macdonald
                                     Title: Findings
                                     
1997-1980                    Minnesota Dance Theater / Minneapolis, USA / Artistic Director Loyce Houlton  

1974                             Les Feux Follets / Montréal, Québec, Canada

 

Choreographic Works

July 2016                      Dutch National Ballet Academy / Artistic Director: Jean-Yves Esquerre
                                     Till Then (ReMix)  (15 minutes), Music: VariousArtists
        
November 2015            TU Dance/Artistic Directors Toni Pierce, Uri Sands
                                     FOOTPRINT, Duration 23 minutes./Music Gabriel Prokofiev /St Paul, Minnesota

June 2015                     École supérieure de ballet du Québec / One on One / Pénélope Abram 

May 2015                      Arts Umbrella Dance Company / Artistic Director, Artemis Gordon
                                     You Are Here (14 minutes), Music: Various Artists

April 2015                     Simon Fraser University Dance / Corticle Shifts / (8 minutes) Composer: Gabriel Prokofiev      

June 2014                     École supérieure de ballet du Québec / One on One / Pier-Loup      

May/June 2014              École nationale de cirque / Annual Production-Graduating Students
                                      L’abri / Music: Various Artists

May 2014                       Arts Umbrella Dance Company/ Artistic Director, Artemis Gordon
                                      Running Not Away (15 minutes) Composer: Gabriel Prokofiev

April 2014                      Ballet BC, Artistic Director: Emily Molnar/ Vancouver Canada
                                      immix / (24 minutes) Composer:  Gabriel Prokofiev

May-June 2013              École nationale de cirque / Annual Performance-Prelude, Music: Various Artists
        
June 2013                      École supérieure de ballet du Québec / One on One / Martha Hart

May 2013                       École supérieure de ballet du Québec  / Annual Performance  
                                      Title: M.O.R. (8 minutes) Composer: Max Richter

                                      Arts Umbrella Dance Company / Artistic Director, Artemis Gordon        
                                      Title: Summer with a little bit of Winter (18 minutes), Composer: Max Richter

May 2012                       Arts Umbrella Dance Company / Artistic Director, Artemis Gordon
                                      In the Long Run (18 minutes), Music: Various Artists

June 2012                      École supérieure de ballet du Québec / One on One / Solos

July 2011                       Banff Summer Arts Festival, Artistic Director: Lindsay Fischer, Banff Canada
                                      Title: Uprooted (re visited) (18minutes) Composer: Michael Oesterle

May 2011                       Jeune Ballet de Quebec, Artistic Director: Anik Bissonnette
                                      Montreal, Canada    Title: Volume (10min)

                                      Arts Umbrella Dance Company, Artistic Director, Artemis Gordon
                                      Vancouver, Canada  Title: UpRooted (13 minutes) Composer: Michael Oesterle      

April 2011                      Ballet BC, Artistic Director: Emily Molnar  Vancouver,Canada
                                      Title: Touch, (18minutes) Composer Anthony Genge, Turning Point Ensemble.

                                      Ballet Kelowna, Artistic Director: David LaHay,  Kelowna, Canada
                                      Title: Capture (15 minutes) Composer: Michael Oesterle

                                      Ballet Divertimento, Artistic Director: Yamandu Delgado, Montreal Canada
                                      Title: Poursuite (9 minutes) 

June 2010                      Arts Umbrella Company, Artistice Director: Artemis Gordon
                                      Vancouver, Canada     Title: SlingShot (revisited)

March 2010                    Julliard, Artistic Director Larry Rhodes
                                      New York City, USA    Short Solo for Stephanie Amurao (6 minutes)

November 2009             Ballet BC, Artistic Director: Emily Molnar
                                      Vancouver, Canada     Title: Clique (9 minutes) site specific work

September 2009            You Dance/ National Ballet of Canada, Artistic Director: Lindsay Fischer
                                      Toronto, Canada    Title: Variety Pact (4 Minutes)

August 2009                  White Birch Ballet, Artistic Director: Darlene Williams
                                       Saskatoon, Canada   Title: Stand By 4 (11 Minutes)

May 2009                       Arts Umbrella Dance Company, Artistic Director: Artemis Gordon
                                      Vancouver, Canada / New York, USA    Title: Sling Shot (18 minutes)

April 2009                      Ballet Divertimento, Artistic Director: Yamandu Delgado
                                      Montreal, Canada Titles: X Marks the Spot (16 minutes) / In the Midst of 3 (10 minutes)

October 2008                 Ballet Kelowna, Artistic Director: David Lahay
                                      Kelowna, B.C. & B.C. Tour, Canada Title: Negotiating Shifts (17 minutes)

July 2008                        Solo / McKnight Artist Fellowship Award Choreography: Gioconda Barbuto
                                       Dancer: Abdo Sayegh, Southern Theater, Minneapolis, USA Title: Traces of After (11 minutes)

March-April 2008             Arts Umbrella Dance Company, Artistic Director: Artemis Gordon Vancouver, Canada
                                       New York, USA   Title: In Good Company (18 minutes)

February 2008                Bravo Fact Dance video filmed in Montreal, Canada for Television distribution
                                       Title: Conversation (5 minutes)

Jan-Dec 2008                  Gioconda Barbuto & Emily Molnar Choreographers & Dancers: Gioconda Barbuto &
                                       Emily Molnar. Montreal & Vancouver, Canada (L’Agora, Dance Centre)
                                        Title: Lifelines (55 minutes)

July 2007                        Festival Ballet 60th Anniversary, Banff Centre for the Arts, Artistic Director: Brian Macdonald
                                       Banff, Alberta, Canada   Title: Chiaroscuro (Restaged 10 minute excerpt)

September 2005             CBC Canada/Films Piche Ferrari Producers / Produced and Directed by Pepita Ferrari
                                       Choreography by Gioconda Barbuto / Montreal, Canada
                                       Title: Canticum Canticorum (Film) (53 minutes)

August 2005                   Northwest Professional Dance Project / Artistic Director: Sarah Slipper, Portland, USA
                                       Title: Cheeze Cake Stir gin (Workshop 6) (19 minutes)

May 2004                        Gioconda Barbuto / Artistic Director & Dancer:Gioconda Barbuto
                                       Montreal, Canada (Tangente) Title: Respiro (50 minutes) Solo Work

August 2004                   Minnesota Dance Theater / Artistic Director: Lise Houlton / Minneapolis,USA
                                       Title: One Fell Swoop (18 minutes)

February 2004                Arts Umbrella Company / Artistic Director: Artemis Gordon / Vancouver, Canada
                                       Title: One More Time (16 minutes)

September 2003             Ballet Jörgen / Artistic Director: Bengt Jörgen / Toronto, Canada
                                        Title: Untitled (20 minutes)

April 2002                        Nederlands Dans Theater Workshop / The Hague, Netherlands
                                        Title: Café Boheme (10 minutes)

August 2001                    Gala des Etoiles / Artistic Director: Victor Melnikoff / Montréal,Canada
                                        Title: Cantus (8 minutes)

September 1999              Les Grands Ballets Canadiens / Artistic Director: Lawrence Rhodes / Montréal, Canada
                                        Title: Piccolo Mondo (25 minutes)

August 1998                    Bande â Part / Artistic Director: Louis Robitaille / Festival des Arts de Saint Sauveur
                                        Title: Duo (7 minutes)

 

November 1997               Margie Gillis and Friends / Artistic Director: Margie Gillis / U.S. Tour   Title: Respiro (7 minutes)

                                        Les Grands Ballets Canadiens / Artistic Director: Lawrence Rhodes / Montréal,Canada
                                        Titles: Paseos (15 minutes) & Inside Out (6 minutes)

 

October 1997                  Alberta Ballet / Artistic Director: Ali Pourfarrokh / Calgary, Canada
                                       Title: Tangled Woods (23 minutes)

                                       Bravo Fact / Video filmed in Vancouver, Canada for Television distribution
                                       Title: Café Bohème (6 minutes)

                                       Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal / Artistic Director: Yvan Michaud/Montréal, Canada
                                       Title: Circuit (20 minutes)

June-July 1996                FestivalBallet /Banff Centre for the Arts/Artistic Director:Brian Macdonald/Banff, Canada
                                       Title: Chiaroscuro (22 minutes)

1994                               Volet Interprète IV, Danse Cité / Montréal, Canada       Choreographers: James Kudelka,
                                       Ginette Laurin, Danièle Desnoyers, Miriam Naisy, Jim Vincent. Dancers:Gioconda Barbuto,
                                       Louis Robitaille,Anik Bissonette, Andrea Boardman,David Bushman

 

 

        
Movement Workshops / Coaching

2016                               TransFormation Danse / Director, Lisa Davies/ 5 day intensive/ Montreal, Quebec.

                                       Yokohama Ballet Intensive / Director, Helen Price / 6 Day intensive/ Yokohama, Japan

                                       École supérieure de ballet du Québec, Artistic Director: Anik Bissonnette
                                       Montreal, Canada / Duration: 1 week

2015                               University of Minnesota/Director Diyah Larasati and Tu Dance School of Dance/Director
                                       Toni Pierce and Uri Sands.Minneapolis/St.Paul, Minnesota.

                                       Arts Umbrella, Ballet BC, ISDI, Artistic Directors: Artemis Gordon and Emily Molnar
                                       Vancouver, Canada / Duration: 3 weeks.

                                       Dutch National Ballet Academy ISDI / Artistic Director: Jean-Yves Esquerre.
                                       Amsterdam Netherlands/Duration 2 weeks.

                                       RUBBERBANDance Group Summer Dance Intensive/ Artistic Directors Victor Quijada and
                                       Anne Plamondon. Domaine Forget, Quebec/ Duration, 1 week.

                                       Danse a la Carte – Multidisciplinary Creative Movement Workshop

2014                               Qw4rtz – Vocal Quartet   Movement Coaching

2013-2015                      École supérieure de ballet du Québec

2012-2013                      École nationale de cirque / Artistic Director: Howard Richard

2011-2013                      Arts Umbrella, Ballet BC, ISDI, Artistic Directors: Artemis Gordon and Emily Molnar
                                       Vancouver, Canada / Duration: 3 weeks.

2010-2013                      Banff Opera, Theater Arts Program, Artistic Director: Kelly Robinson
                                       Banff, Canada / Duration: 3 weeks

Sep-Oct 2013                 École supérieure de ballet du Québec, Artistic Director: Anik Bissonnette
                                       Montreal, Canada / Duration: 4 weeks

 

 

Professional Dance Training

1975-1977                      Royal Winnipeg Ballet Professional Program / Winnipeg, Canada / Full Scholarship
                                       Teachers: David Moroni and Jackie Webber
                                       Performed in Royal Winnipeg Ballets’ productions of Paquita and The Nutcracker

1971,73, 75, 76, 77, 79  Banff Centre for the Arts, Summer Festival / Banff, Canada / Full Scholarship
                                       Master Class Teachers: Vera Volkova,George Garcia, Earl Kraul, Maria Faye, Natalia Zolotova,
                                       DavidEarle, Alicia Alonzo,Eva Von Genczy

1966-1974                      Gladys Forrester School of Dance / Toronto, Canada
                                       Passed Royal Academy of Dance exams with Honours

 

 

Grants

2007                               Conseil des arts et des lettres / Research Grant, Montreal, Canada Lifelines Project

2003                               Canada Council / Production Grant / Established Dance Professionals
                                       Montreal,Quebec,Canada / Co-Production – Tangente

1993                               Canada Council / B Grant for Performing Artists / Ottawa, Canada Co-Production project
                                       Volet Interprète IV

1989                               Canada Council / B Grant for Performing Artists/ Research / Ottawa, Canada

 

        
Awards and Nominations

2015                              McKnight International Choreographer, Artist Fellowship/ Minneapolis USA

2008                              Bravo!FACT grant for Dance video / Canada

1996                              Clifford E. Lee Award for Choreography / Banff, Canada

                                      Nominated for Kennedy Centre Fellowship for choreography

1974                              Graham B. Warren High School / Prima Inter pares Award /Toronto, Canada

 

Memberships        

                                      RQD-Regroupement Québecois de la Danse / Montreal, Canada
                                      Dancers Transition Centre / Toronto, Canada
                                      ACTRA