Faculty Profile Helen Simoneau

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    Helen Simoneau

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    HELEN SIMONEAU, is a native of Rimouski, Québec. Described as “a Choreographer-on-the- rise” with a style that is both “athletic and smooth” — Dance Magazine. Simoneau has been commissioned by The Juilliard School, Oregon Ballet Theatre, the American Dance Festival, UNC School of the Arts, The Yard, Springboard Danse Montréal, and the Swiss International Coaching Project (SiWiC) in Zurich. She was a resident artist at Baryshnikov Arts Center, NYU/Tisch, Bates Dance Festival, New York Dance Lab, and has received fellowships from The NYU Center for Ballet and the Arts, the Bogliasco Foundation, and twice from the North Carolina Arts Council. She has choreographed for LA-based company BODYTRAFFIC at The National Choreographic Center in Akron.

    Her company, Helen Simoneau Danse, has been presented in Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Greece, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and has toured throughout Germany, Asia, and the United States. This past Fall, the company made its debut in China at Dance Stages Shanghai Dance Festival. Notable venues that have presented Simoneau’s work include The Guggenheim Museum (NYC), Dance Place (DC), Joyce SoHo (NYC), Tangente (Montréal), The Aoyama Round Theatre (Tokyo), the L.I.G. Art Hall Busan (South Korea), Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out (MA), PACT- Zollverein in Essen (Germany), and Athens International Dance Festival (Greece). Her work was also presented at the 13th Internationales Solo- Tanz-Theatre Festival in Stuttgart, Germany, where she was awarded 1st place for Choreography.



    Watch Helen Simoneau's Choreography here