Cie Manuel Roque
Artistic Director : Manuel Roque
Member since : 2016

Aside to an exciting and diverse career as a performer for dance companies such as Marie Chouinard, Dominique Porte, Peter James, Sylvain Émard Danse, Fortier Danse-Création, and Daniel Léveillé, Manuel Roque is also choreographer and created RAW-me (2010) and Ne Meurs pas tout de suite, on nous regarde (2012) with Lucie Vigneault. In 2013, he founded the company Cie Manuel Roque and presented Project In Situ at Place des Arts, in Montréal. Then DATA which has been presented at Usine C and at FTA 2014 followed by an international tour. During 2014-2015 season, Manuel participated in Migrant Bodies, an international research project where he created Black Matter (2015). He also choreographed Aurora for the EDCMTL’s students (2015). His last creation 4-OR was presented by Tangente and Parcours Danse. In 2015, he benefits from a 2 months creative residency at La Fabrik Potsdam, thanks to the financial support from CALQ. The same year, he is also nominated Bearer of Hope in the annual selection of the prestigious “Tanz” magazine. His lateste creation, bang bang, premiered in Lyon (France) in March 2017. His creative universe focuses on the contemporary languages breeding, on the meeting of a kinesthesic virtuosity and the research of an upstanding presence. Revolving around the notion of contemporary human condition, his work aims to open consciousness and to propose sensible, poetic and genuine artistic propositions.


bang bang [2017]
June 2-5, 2017 | TransAmériques Festival, Théâtre Prospero | Montréal [Québec]
June 2017 | June Event Festival | Paris [France]
April 7-8, 2017 | Sala Hiroshima | Barcelona [Spain]
March 31, April 1-2, 2017 | Avril en Vrille Festival | Les Subsistances | Lyon [France]

In situ [2013]
March 28, 2017 | Centre hospitalier St-Joseph St-Luc | Les Subsistances | Lyon [France]

Data [2014]
February 2, 2017 | Théâtre des Deux Rives | Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu [Québec]
January 26-27, 2017 | Musée national des beaux-arts de Québec, La Rotonde | Québec [Québec]
January 20, 2017 | Théâtre du Bic | Le Bic [Québec]
April 9, 2016 | Maison de la culture Rosemont | Montréal [Québec]
April 8, 2016 | Maison de la culture Lasalle | Montréal [Québec]
April 2, 2016 | Maison de la culture Pointe-aux-Trembles | Montréal [Québec]
April 1, 2016 | Maison de la culture Montréal-Nord | Montréal [Québec]
March 30, 2016 | Maison de la culture Ahuntsic-Cartierville | Montréal [Québec]
March 29, 2016 | Maison de la culture Frontenac | Montréal [Québec]
January 14-16, 2016 | Les Subsistances | Lyon [France]
January 8-9, 2016 | Sala Hiroshima | Barcelona [Spain]

Other Activities

April 10 to 28, 2017 | Creation for the graduating students of École de danse de Québec