15 episodes

A new dance podcast powered by Hit The Floor. The Artistic Roots Podcast empowers artists with tools and resources through interviews with inspiring leaders in the dance industry. Artistic Roots creates sustainable and relevant content for the artistic community and transparently addresses the societal issues and challenges those artists face every day. The podcast is all about that need for connection between creative and artistic minds.

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A new dance podcast powered by Hit The Floor. The Artistic Roots Podcast empowers artists with tools and resources through interviews with inspiring leaders in the dance industry. Artistic Roots creates sustainable and relevant content for the artistic community and transparently addresses the societal issues and challenges those artists face every day. The podcast is all about that need for connection between creative and artistic minds.

    The art of freestyle

    The art of freestyle

    Une conversation avec Alexandre Philippe Beaudoin (Bibiman) à propos de sa philosophie du freestyle, son approche du mouvement, sa manière d’enseigner et de contribuer à la communauté. Sarah et Bibiman discutent également de plusieurs pionniers de la danse à Montréal et vous invitent à débuter ou approfondir vos recherches sur les différents styles de danse.

    A conversation with Alexandre Philippe Beaudoin (Bibiman) on his philosophy of freestyle, his approach to movement, his approach to teaching and his contribution to the community. Sarah and Bibiman also discuss many of Montreal's dance pioneers and invite you to start or deepen your research on different dance styles.

    Animatrice : Sarah Steben
    @sarahsteben | www.sarahsteben.ca/about
    @workroom.5584 | @movingbeyonddance | @creationglobal

    Invité : Alexandre Philippe Beaudoin (Bibiman)
    @bibiman450 | @funkybynature_official | @funnybonescrew.mtl | @ebnfloh

    Producteur : Hit The Floor
    @hitthefloor.ca | www.hitthefloor.ca

    Musique : Joseph Sarenhes
    @josephsarenhes

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    Artistes à suivre :
    Funky By Nature (@funkybynature_official)
    Funny Bones Crew (@funnybonescrew.mtl)
    Ebnfloh Company (@ebnfloh)
    Shut Up and Dance
    Festival Kairos (@fwdmovements)
    Steve Senga (@steve.senga)
    Clauter Alexandre – Dr Step (@chef_regiment)

    Popping | Pioneers of the Montreal Community
    DKC Freeze (@dkcfreeze)
    Handy Yacinthe aka HYA (@hyablak)
    Michel Boombeast (@boombeast)
    Jean-François St-Onge
    Namco (@namcofbc)

    Hip Hop | Pioneers of the Montreal Community
    Angelo Ameur (@angeloameur)
    Cindy McAuliffe (@goldylocksxx)
    Junior Boogie
    Alexandra 'Spicey' Landé (alexspicey_lkg)

    Locking | Pioneers of the Montreal Community
    Natasha Jean-Bart (@seektash)
    Scramblelock (@scramblelock)
    Lady C (@carolineladyc)

    Waacking | Pioneers of the Montreal Community
    Axelle Munezero (@axelle_ebony)
    Sam I Am Montolla aka Shayla (@samiammontolla)
    Nubian Néné (@nubiannene)
    Tyrone Proctor
    Bust A Move Dance Festival
    Marie-Reine Kabasha
    Martine "Cherry" Bruneau

    House | Pioneers of the Montreal Community
    Marvin Baptiste (@montrealhousemarv)
    Dazl (@regimentbartendazcanada)
    Erich Preach (@kingpreachthepetty)
    Le Salon Daomé (@le_salon_daome)

    • 35 min
    The art of photography and motion

    The art of photography and motion

    A conversation with Ryan Feng about the art of dance photography, his transition between the dance and the photography worlds, how he creates around human experience, and, of course, his journey with Quest Crew.

    Host: Sarah Steben
    @sarahsteben | www.sarahsteben.ca/about
    @workroom.5584 | @movingbeyonddance | @creationglobal

    Guest: Ryan Feng
    @justfeng | @justfeng.photo

    Producer: Hit The Floor
    @hitthefloor.ca | www.hitthefloor.ca

    Music: Joseph Sarenhes
    @josephsarenhes

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    Artists & Organizations You Should Know:
    Quest Crew (@questcrew)
    Mike Song (@mikeosong)
    Mel Charlot (@melcharlot)
    Illmatic Styles B-boy Crew
    100lux (@100luxdanse)
    Brian Green (@brianfootworkgreen)
    Keone Madrid (@keonemadrid)
    Choreo Cookies (@choreocookies)
    Culture Shock Los Angeles (@cultureshockla)
    Culture Shock San Diego (@cultureshocksandiego)
    Beat Freaks (@thebeatfreaks)
    Marie "Maryss from Paris" Courchinoux (@maryssfromparis)
    Rino Nakasone (@rinokinawa)
    Rapsody (@rapsody)

    Book recommendation: Art of Impossible

    Performances to watch again and again:

    ABDC - Quest Crew Compilation
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4-RwrxQ7rA

    ABDC - Beat Freaks Compilation
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xD0aJihdjQ

    • 1 hr 3 min
    L'art de la production événementielle

    L'art de la production événementielle

    Une conversation avec Paule Assad-Déry à propos de son
    parcours professionnel et de son rôle chez Hit The Floor, son amour de
    l’événementiel, les défis liés à la logistique et à la production d’événements
    en danse d’envergure ainsi que son apport à l’art en tant que personne qui
    gravite autour du domaine de la danse.

    Animatrice : Sarah Steben
    @sarahsteben | www.sarahsteben.ca/about
    @workroom.5584 | @movingbeyonddance | @creationglobal

    Invitée : Paule Assad-Déry
    @pauleadery

    Producteur : Hit The Floor
    @hitthefloor.ca | www.hitthefloor.ca

    Musique : Joseph Sarenhes
    @josephsarenhes

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    Artistes à suivre :
    Nicolas Bégin (@nicolasbegin)

    • 33 min
    Spécial 10e : HTFFAM PARTIE 1

    Spécial 10e : HTFFAM PARTIE 1

    Une conversation avec Samuel Chouinard à propos de ses divers
    projets artistiques, son rôle d’animateur à Hit The Floor, ce qui l’inspire au
    quotidien, ce à quoi ressemble une journée dans la vie de Sam Chouinard,
    ses plus beaux moments à HTF et ce qui l’attend dans la prochaine année.

    Host: Sarah Steben
    @sarahsteben | www.sarahsteben.ca/about
    @workroom.5584 | @movingbeyonddance | @creationglobal

    Guest: Samuel Chouinard
    @sam.chouinard7

    Producer: Hit The Floor
    @hitthefloor.ca | www.hitthefloor.ca

    Music: Joseph Sarenhes
    @josephsarenhes

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    Artists and dance companies to follow:
    Vincent-Olivier Noiseux (@vincentnoiseux)
    Festival DANSEncore (@dansencore)
    Kim Gingras (@kimgingras)
    Fanny Pak (@thefannypak)
    Ice Academy of Montréal (@iceacademyofmontreal)
    Sauve Qui Peut - Jeux d'évasion (@sauvequipeutjeuxdevasion)

    SPOTLIGHT ON BAZZAR | Cirque du Soleil (2018)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffaNc8ejeN0
    SPOTLIGHT ON AXEL | Cirque du Soleil (2019)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZF5j7CtiNzc

    Dès janvier 2023, restez à l’affût de Zénith, la nouvelle émission TV animée
    par Véronique Cloutier et pour laquelle Sam sera directeur artistique.

    • 28 min
    Spécial 10e : HTFFAM PARTIE 2

    Spécial 10e : HTFFAM PARTIE 2

    Pour souligner les 10 ans de Hit The Floor, voici une conversation avec 10 invité·e·s spéciaux qui font partie de la famille (#HTFFAM) depuis plusieurs années. Ces personnes inspirantes et passionnées nous partagent leurs meilleurs souvenirs et moments marquants aux événements et lors des Showcases All-Stars.

    Animateur invité : Samuel Chouinard
    @sam.chouinard7

    Invité·e·s :
    Érick Légaré | @erick_legare
    Alexandre Lacasse | @alex.lacasse14
    Caroline Martel | @studiojuzolie
    Jennifer Montreuil | @bejencoaching
    Frédérick Gravel | @f.redg
    Caroline Lemieux | @carolem_dm
    Marie-Odile Haince | @maodm
    Josée Perrault, Jolipop
    Kassandra Boivin-Cénélia | @badkass
    Paule Assad-Déry | @pauleadery
    Amélie Fauvelle | @ameliefauvelle

    Producteur : Hit The Floor
    @hitthefloor.ca | www.hitthefloor.ca

    Musique : Joseph Sarenhes
    @josephsarenhes

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    Artistes et entreprises à suivre :
    Quest Crew (@questcrew)
    Nico Archambault (@nicoarchambault)
    Luca Patuelli (@bboylazylegz)
    Jeff Mortensen (@jeffreymortensen)
    Embodiment THE Collective (@embodimentthecollective)
    Marie Poppins (@mariepoppinsdancer)
    Royal Family (@officialroyalfamilydancecrew)
    Request Dance Crew (@officialrequestdancecrew)
    VAX Films (@vax_films)
    StudioJuzolie (@studiojuzolie)
    DM Nation (@dmnation_official)

    Performances à regarder :

    QUEST CREW | Hit The Floor Lévis #HTF2015
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Itlc9NUOx_Y

    QUEST CREW | Hit The Floor Gatineau #HTF2017
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99ld2rIsiPE

    NICO ARCHAMBAULT & LAZYLEGZ | Hit The Floor Lévis #HTF2013
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fqv31Xz3O1o

    JEFFREY MORTENSEN | Hit The Floor Lévis #HTF2015
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGxmdTwtx6c

    EMBODIMENT | Hit The Floor Toronto #HTF2018
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTg-eobeu6I

    MARIE POPPINS | Hit The Floor Gatineau #HTF2019
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdJFGTKaLEM

    ROYAL FAMILY | Hit The Floor Gatineau #HTF2018
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiTsCdddews

    REQUEST DANCE CREW | Hit The Floor Lévis #HTF2017
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upNOuvIPNZg

    PLAYLIST - RETOUR DES CHAMPIONS | Hit The Floor Lévis #HTF2022
    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjiihmK2FaeXhAzZC8H516y1dAmiSPJXa

    • 1 hr 12 min
    The art of creating meaningful work

    The art of creating meaningful work

    A conversation with Larkin Poynton Olabarria about his first exposure to art, what is meaningful work for him, his creative process, the role of his foundations within his movements as well as the benefits of conversations and collaborations.

    Host: Sarah Steben
    @sarahsteben | www.sarahsteben.ca/about
    @workroom.5584 | @movingbeyonddance | @creationglobal

    Guest: Larkin Poynton Olabarria
    @larkinpoynton | @projecthomeart | @projecthomehw

    Producer: Hit The Floor
    @hitthefloor.ca | www.hitthefloor.ca

    Music: Joseph Sarenhes
    @josephsarenhes

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    Artists & Organizations You Should Know:

    Project Home (@projecthomeart)
    Homework (@projecthomehw)
    Homescreen Film Festival
    Chris Martin (@mistophercartin)
    Gary Ray Kendell
    JABBAWOCKEEZ (@jabbawockeez)
    Buddha Stretch (@buddhastretch)
    Caleaf Sellers (@caleafsellers)
    Brian Green (@brianfootworkgreen)
    Monsters of Hip Hop (@monstersdance)
    Dana Wilson (@danadaners)

    • 37 min

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