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Hélène Simoneau is a choreographer who has been commissioned by The Juilliard School, Oregon Ballet Theatre, PARA.MAR Dance Theatre, the Ailey School, BalletX, Charlotte Ballet, Dimensions Dance Theatre, the American Dance Festival, among other organizations throughout the US and Canada. She was recently a Choreography Fellow at New York City Center and received a 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship. She has also been a resident artist at Baryshnikov Arts Center, NYU/Tisch, NCCAkron, and a fellow of The NYU Center for Ballet and the Arts, Ailey’s New Directions Choreography Lab, the Bogliasco Foundation, and the Swiss International Coaching Project for Choreographers (SiWiC) in Zurich. Simoneau was awarded first place for Choreography at the 13th Internationales Solo-Tanz-Theater Festival in Stuttgart, Germany, for her solo “the gentleness was in her hands.” Originally from Luceville, a small village near Rimouski, in Eastern Québec, Simoneau divides her time between New York City and Montréal.

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