Emmalie Ruest (collectif Dans son salon)
Technicien / Créateur - Chorégraphe
Bachelor in danse at l'UQAM and recipient of William Douglas price (2011), Emmalie dance during her training for Deborah Dunn, Manon Oligny and Ginette Laurin. In 2009, she was invited by Manon Oligny to co-choreograph the parade dance for the cart of Les arts numériques (La Parade des Grands Bisoux, 2009) et in 2012, to choreograph a Bal moderne for La 2e Porte à Gauche, that she teaches for dozen of time in Montreal and Gaspesie. Since 2010, Emmalie is a participant for the project ODNI, of Katya Montaignac. It's during her studies that she starts collaborating for the first time with Karenne Gravel, an on-going collaboration embodied by their collective name Dans son salon. The duet created three pieces to this day : Et si tu n'existais pas variations (2010), Parce qu'on sait jamais (2012) and Fin de party (2013). Their work have been presente at several venues : Zone HOMA (2011-2013), OFFTA (2013), Festival Accès danse (Châteauguay, 2012) and Dance Matters, (Toronto, 2012). The two girls were also invited to choreograph and dance for the band Misteur Valaire, during the Grand concert at the International Jazz Fest of Montréal, (2011) and the Festival d'été de Québec (2012). During winter 2012, Emmalie is invited to be a supporting performer in the show Soak of Caroline Laurin-Beaucage. And since spring 2012, she's a dancer for Manon Oligny, in the project Où est Blanche-neige ? She also had the chance to participated in the film making of Aurore 2 (2013), as a dancer, movie by Vincent Olivier and Guillaume Lambert, and she was part the last art film of Dominique Sirois, Alarm songs (2014). At present, Emmalie dances for Hélène Simard and Geneviève Jean Bindley.