Pauline Berndsen Gervais

Pauline Gervais joined the professional program at the École supérieure de ballet du Québec in 2004 and completed it in May 2017. During her training, she had the chance to work with various choreographers, such as Robert Glumbek, Gioconda Barbuto and Shawn Hounsell. Passionate about choreography, Pauline Gervais develops her choreographic gesture by adapting novels such as Réné Barjavel’s The Night of Time and Oscar Wilde’s The Portrait of Dorian Gray. She performs her first solo work Kreatur on the stage of the Festival Quartiers Danses in 2017 and receives the “Discovery on stage” prize. She is also involved in projects for the video production company Roméo et Fils, such as Maxyme de Caravane and Drama d’Obey The Brave, as an interpreter and choreographer.

Size: 6feet

Brown hair

Brown eyes

UDA: tbc

Dance Styles: Classical Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz Ballet, Hip-Hop, Modern, Modern-Jazz

Specialties: Classical ballet, Contemporary Other: Piano, Mannequin

Description

VIDEO MUSIC / TELEVISION

2017

Dancer for the Obey The Brave Drama Video Drama

2014

Dancer / actress for Maxyme videoclips of Caravane and Iris group of J.U.D.

Dancer for a fashion report from the Montreal Gazette

CHOREOGRAPHY

2017

Kreatur at the Festival Quartiers Danses Winner of the Indoor Discovery Award Choreographer / dancer for video Drama of the Obey The Brave group

2016

Presentation of my Dvala creation Festival Quartiers Danses – View of the next generation

2015

Program apprentices choreographers Superior School of Ballet, Winner of the first prize for the best choreography

EVENTS

2016

Ball of the Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, artistic direction: 45 DEGREES

2015

MontreAlive, presentation of the programming of the 375th anniversary of Montreal

2014

Ball of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Montreal, Artistic direction: Sid Lee

2012

Benefit Event for Cystic Fibrosis Canada

DANCE

2017

SIP APPRENTICE by ProArteDanza (Toronto) Diversion by Robert Glumbek and Restrictions, a creation by Tori Mehaffey Presentation of my solo finalist of the ESBQ as part of the One on One Choreographed by Morgane Le Tiec

2016

Presentation of the Axis Connect, New York and Los Angeles internship Directory: Creation of Alexandra Damiani, Hamilton extract of Andy Blankenbuehler, extract from Lift by Azure Barton, from the choreography Violin on the roof of Hofesch Schechter, creation of Jonathan Alsberry, from Vincent Paterson’s Evita, by Sarah Elghart

2015 – 2016

Presentations of the Summer School of the Quebec Superior Ballet School Cinderella extract by Jean-Christophe Maillot, Ohad Naharin’s Minus One and Rassemblement de Nacho Duato

2002 – 2015

Annual performances of the Quebec Superior Ballet School, artistic direction: Anik Bissonnette, hall Pierre Mercure

Classical repertoire: Episode of George Balanchine (corps de ballet), excerpt from 2nd act of Swan Lake (corps de ballet), from the shadow kingdom of La Bayadère (corps de ballet), creation of Mario Radacovsky

Creations: Robert Glumbeck’s Dime, Ziguezon by Gioconda Barbuto, Figaro, Madera, Origo, and Sophie-Estel Fernandez’s Mozart Suite, Susan Gaudreau’s Zone

2014

Ballet Ouest Nutcracker, Art Direction: Claude Caron, Pierre-Mercure Room, Victoriaville, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Semi-soloist and ballet corps

Dancer / actress for the Maxyme video clips of Caravane and Iris group of J.U.D.

Dancer for a fashion report from the Montreal Gazette

2013

Nutcracker Suite, concert-show of the Big Band of the University of Montreal, under the musical direction of Ron di Lauro and under the artistic direction of Anne Dryburgh