AUTHORS: Helen Simard
Helen Simard is a Montreal-based performer, choreographer and dance researcher. Since 2000, her choreographic work has been presented across Canada, as well as in England, France and Switzerland.
Helen has over fifteen years teaching experience as a street dance, contemporary dance and Pilates instructor. She is inspired by the beauty of failure and the absurdity of everyday life and draws from her training in physical theatre and street and contemporary dance to create her acts of physical poetry.
She has a BFA in contemporary dance from Concordia University (2000), an MA in dance studies from University of Quebec in Montreal (2014), and is currently doing a PhD in Étude et pratique des arts (Study and practice of arts) at University of Quebec in Montreal.