Director Biography – Corynne Bisson (LET HER OUT)

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Born and raised in rural northern Alberta, Corynne Bisson began her dance training at age 7. She trained in contemporary, jazz, hip hop, ballet, and modern. At the age of 18, with her sights set on further developing her multiple dance styles she moved to Calgary Alberta, a larger urban center to with a stronger dance culture. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of Calgary majoring in Dance, where she has had multiple opportunities to perform work of local and national artists such as: Peggy Baker, Oriana Pagnotta, Tara Wilson, Jessilyn Britton and Michelle Moss. While in Calgary Corynne had the distinct honour as a principle dancer with the Surge CO for one season. With growing aspirations, confidence, and skills gained in Calgary Corynne took her dancing internationally in the professional training program at the Bates Dance Festival (July 2014) and the Six Week School at the American Dance Festival at Duke University (June-August 2015). Knowing that she maximized her dancing potential in Calgary Corynne made the decision to move to Toronto to further pursue her passion for dance as a professional. Corynne outgoing personality allowed her to quickly make inroads into the Toronto dance community and has been training in many styles of dance, with different groups in the city while also performing professionally. Since beginning her professional career in Toronto Corynne has begun to produce, direct and choreograph short dance films. Two of her most recent films include Blade&Silk (2017) and Let Her Out (2018). Corynne actively seeks out opportunities to make connections in the Toronto dance community and collaborate in as many settings as possible.

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Festival occurs 4 times a year. Showcased the best of experimental short films and music videos from around the world.

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