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DESCENT
The stairwell of the Clock Tower / Criminal Court 2003

NOIR
Essex Parking Garage / 2004

MELT (work in progress)
Black & White Gallery / Brooklyn 2003

AGORA
McCarren Park Pool / Brooklyn 2005

MANOR FIELD
The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College / Annandale 2007

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Noémie Lafrance is Native of Quebec, Canada. She is the artistic director of Sens Production and site-specific choreographer who creates and produces large-scale movement based work for the public space and urban architecture. Her work includes Descent (2001-2003) for a twelve story stairwell, Melt (work in progress) (2003) performed on suspended chairs in the courtyard of the Black and White Gallery, Noir (2004) performed in parking garage, Unseen: Landscapes (2005) commissioned by the Neuberger Museum of Art, The Invisible Sins of Fort Adams (2004-2005) create for Island Moving Co. in Newport, RI, Migrations (2005) commissioned by the Whitney Museum at Altria, Agora (2005) and Agora II (2006) inside the abandoned McCarren Park Pool in Brooklyn and Rapture (2007-2008) performed on a Frank Gehry designed building and commissioned by the Fisher Center for the performing arts at Bard College. Noemie Lafrance has made choreography for films and Television including Feist video “1234”, Clark’s shoes commercial and video artist Doug Aitken’s “Sleepwalking” at MOMA. She was recently approached by Cirque du Soleil to be considered as a conceptual creator.

Lafrance received 2 Bessie Awards and is a recipient of the Lambent Fellowship Award. Her work was listed the best performances of the year in The New York Times and Time Out New York. She was named “a site-specific wizard” in the 25 choreographers to watch and in best off the year in Dance Magazine, and featured in Readers Digest, New York Times Magazine and TIME Magazine’s “innovators”. Ms. Lafrance also appeared on NPR, A&E, CBC news etc…Her work was part of the 2004 Whitney Biennial and was funded by the NEA, NYSCA, DCA, The Canada Council for the Arts, The Quebec Government, The Rockefeller Foundation, The Greenwall Foundation, The Altria Group, and many private supporters.