Rhodnie Désir has created about twenty pieces, like BOW’T TRAIL Retrospek and her pioneering memoir journey BOW’T TRAIL have earned her two awards from the Prix de la danse de Montréal (2020): The Prix Envol and the Grand Prix.
In 2021, she was chosen as one of the “25 to watch” by Dance Magazine in New York and nominated for the prestigious career award “The APAP Award of Merit”. In 2022, she received the “Danseuse de l’année” award at the Gala Dynastie, she became the first Associate Artist of the famous Place des Arts institution in Montreal and she makes her entry at the Dance Collection Danse Hall of Fame (Sandra Faire Next Génération Award).
Her choreographic-documentary and Afro-contemporary signature is deeply rooted in the polyrhythmic languages. As a performer and an orator of a remarkable power, her words and her international civic actions unite beyond dance, and makes her shine as far as at the UNESCO.
To learn more, visit rhodniedesir.com.