Danièle Henkel will chair the major fundraising campaign

Official unveiling of the Espace danse project Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, Tangente, the École de danse contemporaine de Montréal and Agora de la danse are pleased to announce that Ms. Danièle Henkel will serve as President of the Major Gifts Campaign launched to complete the funding of Espace danse in the Wilder Building. In September 2016, these four internationally renowned dance organizations will move into their new home in Montreal’s Quartier des spectacles district. While each organization is a shining star in its own area of expertise, they will now be able to pool their talents and expertise to create an unparalleled hub of creation benefiting everyone in the world of dance and the community as a whole. Ms. Hélène David, the Minister of Culture and Communications and Minister responsible for the Protection and Promotion of the French Language, took advantage of the press conference to acknowledge the hard work done by the four organizations and Danièle Henkel: “The four organizations’ combined effort to conduct the fundraising campaign reflects a real desire to make this project happen. I am also delighted that Ms. Henkel has agreed to be the campaign’s President. Her determination and contagious energy will certainly have a positive impact. I hope the fundraising effort will meet with great success in giving the dance world the means to achieve its ambitions and help dancers develop their talent.”   The unveiling of Espace danse in the Wilder Building, for which Ms. Danièle Henkel will serve as President of the Major Gifts Campaign. From left to right: Hélène David, Quebec’s Minister of Culture and Communications, Danièle Henkel, President of the Major...