Concordia University

Alanna Kraaijeveld

Part-time Instructor, Contemporary Dance


Mercredimusics, Montreal 2017
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Office: S-GM 500-42 
Guy-De Maisonneuve Building,
1550 De Maisonneuve W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 4727
Website(s): Alanna Kraaijeveld - Movement Research and Practice

Alanna Kraaijeveld is a Montréal based contemporary dancer, teacher, and improviser. She is interested in playfulness, endurance, timing, and physical rigor. She currently works as a dancer with Dave St-Pierre, Frédérick Gravel, Susanna Hood, and Tedd Robinson.

Kraaijeveld’s movement style, humor and adaptability have supported her participation in diverse performance projects. She has previously collaborated with artists and organizations including William Parker, Opéra Québéc, Stella Adler Studio ofActing (NYC), Marie Claire Forté, Louise Bédard Danse, Justine Chambers,Company 605, Yves Charuest, Concordia University, Circolando (Portugal), and L’école de danse contemporaine de Montréal. She was a company dancer of (now defunct) Le Groupe Dance Lab (Ottawa), a significant international centre for choreographic research, under the direction of Peter Boneham.

Alanna’s study of movement and teaching is ongoing. She is a close student of Linda Kapetanea and Jozef Frucek in their approach Fighting Monkey. She has taught internationally and runs a training group in Montréal where she explores less traditional training methodologies and formats. Kraaijeveld holds a Master’s Degree in Professional Practice (Dance Technique Pedagogy) from Middlesex University, England.

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