Guest Artists

KIM SANH CHÂU
Kim-Sanh Châu is a choreographer and dancer based in Montréal, born in France and originally from Vietnam. Trained in dance at UQAM, she also holds a master degree in finance. Her choreographic research evolves around the conception of structures, exploring the delicate corporeity which lays in their interstices. Her work was presented at Quartiers Danses (2015), MAI – Montréal, Arts Interculturels (2016) and Accès Asie (2017). Her new creation, Kaleidoscope, benefited from a residency at La Serre / OFFTA (2017) and will be premiered at Tangente (2018). Châu is also very involved in screendance creation, she collaborates with Camille Jemelen, Ray Lavers and Guillaume Vallée. Her collaborative works have benefited from residencies at PRIM, Vidéographe, VideoMovimiento, as well as Muong Studio; and have been presented in Canada (Montréal, Toronto, Whitehorse), Italy, Colombia and Vietnam. Châu is also Communication and Administration Director at Studio 303, where she curates a yearly screendance event.


ALEX VACHEV
He is a Freelance Dancer/Choreographer from Bulgary. His work is Planning, creating and directing dance routines and concepts for Directors, Producers in TV projects, Fashion Shows, Corporate Events etc. Training Dancers and Actors in dance routines. He works as a Choreographer for many companies as : Dong Tay Promotion, Cat Tien Sa, Balkan Media Group … And many Vietnamese TV shows like “So You Think You Can Dance” Vietnam , "Super Model", "Perfect Couple", "Dancing With The Stars"… .Alex is also a dancesport choreographer for show “Between Us” of UDG Vietnam in 2016.


HANI ABAZA
Hani grew up in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He Started dancing at age 18 soon after found himself training in Toronto where his career took off. He has performed all over North America for world renown artists and companies like Kelly Clarkson, Snow Patrol, Patty Labelle, Adele, Feist, Sean desmond and Florence and the Machine. Shaping Sound and Sonya Tayeh Dancers and Helix Dance Company. He is now Between Toronto and Los Angeles where his Dance career has lead him to work with the leading talents of our generation including Travis Wall, Wade Robson, Mia Michaels, Mandy Moore, Sonya Tayeh, Noemie Lafrance and Luther Brown, on projects like Cirque Du Soleil, SYTYCD(can), MTV VMA’s, AMA’S to name a few. Hani is an alumni contestant from top 20 of sytycd Canada’s season 3. Hani is now choreographing, Teaching and dancing his way across North America and continues to team up with other industry innovators. Recently Hani found himself visiting Vietnam and Choreographing on the hit show SYTYCD Vietnam season 1 where the people fell in love with his art, and he is truly making a worldly impact.