The dance will have its competition on television

Art 19 July, 2017
  • Photo courtesy, Fair Play
    The show Revolution, the first dance competition television open to the general public, created in Quebec, will allow viewers to admire the numbers of the candidates.

    Vanessa Guimond

    Wednesday, 19 July 2017 06:30

    Wednesday, 19 July 2017 06:30

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    If the singers have been able to enjoy shows such as Star Academy and The Voice to make themselves known to the public in recent years, the dancers will now be able to get noticed through Revolution, a contest televised on large deployment that will land on TVA in 2018.

    Created by Quebecor Content and Fair-Play, this new variety promises to shine a light on dance in all its forms.

    Open to amateurs and professionals of all ages and practicing all styles (solo, duo or group), it will invite viewers to discover talents in a format designed by us. The purpose of this ? Find the or the dancers as audience favourite in quebec.

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    Guy Villeneuve

    “Dance is an art, too fascinating to the side of the emotion of the spectacular, said the executive producer of Revolution, Guy Villeneuve, in interview. Yet, if we look at what has been done on tv, over the past 50 years, there has been very few shows of dance made in Quebec. “

    Among them are The gods of the dance, The all-star game and They dance, in particular, but no competition is open to the public.

    “There was a niche to be explored, he added. We would have been able to purchase So You Think You Can Dance and will do it again here, but the goal was to create a new format that could be sell in the whole world. “


    Consisting of three phases similar to those of The Voice (auditions, duels and direct), the show will build on the technology to make live to the public a unique television experience of its kind.

    “The public will be able to enjoy a number under all of its angles “, explained the producer, who preferred to reserve the details for future announcements.

    At this stage of the production, we do not know yet the identity of the host that will run the show, or those of the “experts” who will form the jury that will appeal to artists to enter the competition.

    If one thing is certain, however, is that the people who wish to participate in the audition (dates will be announced later) must register at the address