PRIX DE LA DANSE DE MONTRÉAL 2015
The Conseil des arts de Montréal, has presented the Award for Cultural Diversity in Dance ($10,000) to Zab Maboungou/Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata. This new award is in recognition of the exceptional quality of their choreographic and musical work and the emphasis Zab Maboungou puts on the transmission of knowledge through her unique teaching technique. The jury also recognized her unwavering commitment and outstanding contribution to cultural diversity, the relevance of her political analysis, and her profound understanding of the world of dance, art and culture. The award was presented by Nathalie Maillé, General Director of the Conseil des arts de Montréal.