Dance

Research

 

GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH PROFILES

Marie France Forcier

MFA Candidate - Year 2
mff1982@yorku.ca

See Marie-France Forcier's profile on the website for the MFA Graduate Program in Dance.

The Artistic Director of Forcier Stage Works, Marie France Forcier is a Canadian dance artist and writer. First introduced to dance in her native Montréal where she simultaneously earned DEC degrees in Social Sciences and Contemporary Dance, she completed her conservatory training at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre. Her body of choreographic work has been seen across Canada, in the USA, France, India and China. As an independent producer, Forcier generated, amongst others, 2010 Dora nominated Facts of Influence and 2013 Dora recipient Lab Rats. She toured extensively on four continents performing disciplines such as aerial circus, family theatricals and dance. Forcier serves as the co-artistic director of Hub 14. She is a 2013 winner of the W. Lawrence Heisey Graduate Award in Fine Arts.