Lina Cruz

Colombia, 1957
  • Performer (choreography)


The Montreal based choreographer Lina Cruz has worked in the world of dance since 1975, and has presented her work in Canada, Europe, the United States and Latin America. In 2003 she founded her company, Fila 13Productions after many years as an independent choreographer. She created Coquille d’oeil, which combined dance with contemporary music. The piece toured extensively and left its mark when it was filmed for the Bravo Channel series Dance with me. Another piece by Fila 13 called K-5, was created at the Agora de la danse in Montreal in February 2008, toured to Madrid for the Danza Festival and was filmed by the Montreal filmmaker Mireille Dansereau. This is her third collaboration with Chants Libres.



  • Alexandra (2012)
    Road Opera
    • Music: Zack Settel
    • Libretto: Yan Muckle
    • Original Concept and Stage Direction: Pauline Vaillancourt
  • L’eau qui danse, la pomme qui chante et l’oiseau qui dit la vérité
    • Music: Gilles Tremblay
    • Libretto: Pierre Morency
    • Stage direction: Robert Bellefeuille
    • Montréal
    • Augmented Opera
      • Music: John Oliver
      • Libretto: Genni Gunn
      • Stage direction: Pauline Vaillancourt
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