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VICTOR QUIJADA Choreographer

A wide range of early performance experiences led Victor to Montreal . From the hip-hop clubs of his native Los Angeles to a performance career with internationally-acclaimed postmodern and ballet dance companies , by age 26 , Victor was recognised as a magnetic and expansive dancer .
Victor created his dance company , RUBBERBANDance Group , in 2002 . Since then , he has created over 24 short and full-length pieces both within the company structure and as commissions , and has toured internationally with his company .
With over a dozen film credits to his name , Victor has acted as choreographer , director , and dramaturge . He has collaborated with directors Micah Meisner , Mark Adam , and René-Pierre Bélanger in film and television productions , and with musicians k-os and Alexandre Désilets on music videos .
Victor ’ s Hasta La Proxima was a 2004 finalist in the American Choreography Awards , his choreography in k-os ’ s Man I Used to Be music video won at the 2005 Choreography Media Honors , and his most recent film , Gravity of Center , won Best Experimental Short at the 2012 CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival .
Victor received the Bonnie Bird North American Award and the Peter Darrell Choreography Award in 2003 , the OQAJ / RIDEAU Prize in 2009 , and a Princess Grace Awards Choreographic Fellowship in 2010 .
In 2005 he was highlighted as one of Canada ’ s hottest performance artists in the documentary series , Freedom . From 2007 to 2011 , he was an artist-in-residence at the Cinquième Salle of Place des Arts in Montreal .
VICTOR QUIJADA Choreographer A wide range of early performance experiences led Victor to Montreal. From the hip-hop clubs of his native Los Angeles to a performance career with internationally-acclaimed postmodern and ballet dance companies, by age 26, Victor was recognised as a magnetic and expansive dancer. Victor created his dance company, RUBBERBANDance Group, in 2002. Since then, he has created over 24 short and full-length pieces both within the company structure and as commissions, and has toured internationally with his company. With over a dozen film credits to his name, Victor has acted as choreographer, director, and dramaturge. He has collaborated with directors Micah Meisner, Mark Adam, and René-Pierre Bélanger in film and television productions, and with musicians k-os and Alexandre Désilets on music videos. Victor’s Hasta La Proxima was a 2004 finalist in the American Choreography Awards, his choreography in k-os’s Man I Used to Be music video won at the 2005 Choreography Media Honors, and his most recent film, Gravity of Center, won Best Experimental Short at the 2012 CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival. Victor received the Bonnie Bird North American Award and the Peter Darrell Choreography Award in 2003, the OQAJ/RIDEAU Prize in 2009, and a Princess Grace Awards Choreographic Fellowship in 2010. In 2005 he was highlighted as one of Canada’s hottest performance artists in the documentary series, Freedom. From 2007 to 2011, he was an artist-in-residence Ёѡ էM)Á́5ɕ((