Dancers

Demi-soloist

Photo: John Hall

Marie-Ève Lapointe

Montréal (Québec), Canada
“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” - Einstein
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Training

1989-1995 École supérieure de danse du Québec 1994 Stage at the Académie de danse Princesse Grace, Monaco 1995-1998 Canada’s National Ballet School, Toronto

Career

1998 The National Ballet of Canada (apprentice) 1999 Ballet Jörgen and Giselle (Ib Anderson) for Les Grands Ballets Canadiens 2000 Banff Center for the Arts Ballet Builders 2000 (New York) Concerto Barocco and Episodes (George Balanchine) for Les Grands Ballets Canadiens 2001 Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal (corps de ballet) 2005 Promoted to demi-soloist

Repertory

Marie-Ève played the role of the Nanny in Romeo and Juliet (Jean-Christophe Maillot), the Old Countess in The Queen of Spades (Kim Brandstrup), the mother in Sleeping Beauty (Mats Ek) as well as in the Pas de deux of the 2nd movement in Episodes (George Balanchine). She also appeared in Arbos, Kaamos, Perpetuum and Minus One (Ohad Naharin), Apartment (Mats Ek), Six Dances and Forgotten Land (Jiří Kylián) The Beast and the Beauty (Kader Belarbi), Gloria (Kenneth MacMillan), Between Ashes and Angels (Adam Hougland), TooT (Didy Veldman), Cantata and Four Seasons (Mauro Bigonzetti), The Rite of Spring (Stijn Celis), Searching for Home (Stephan Thoss).

Awards

1994 Prix d’excellence, École supérieure de danse du Québec

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