Paul-André Fortier, Compagnon des arts et des lettres du Québec
Dancer, choreographer, and educator, Paul-André Fortier This link will open in a new window has made an outstanding contribution to the development and influence of Québec contemporary dance. His research, rigour, and penchant for risk paved the way for dance freed from past forms. He has created some 50 bold choreographies, often drawing on other artistic disciplines and new technology. His creative approach always goes hand in hand with a strong commitment to the dance community.
About the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec
The Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec is a distinction bestowed by CALQ honouring those individuals who have played a prominent role in Québec's artistic development.
The CALQ would like to thanks its partners, the Caisse de la Culture and the newspaper Le Devoir.