Liz Vandal

 

 

(Canada)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Liz Vandal – RWB Costume designer video

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Liz Vandal started her career as a fashion designer. Self-taught, she entered the universe of clothing twenty-five years ago.

After dazzling beginnings, she offered her originality to the rigorous domains of dance, cinema and circus. She joined forces with Yveline Bonjean in 1992, building together a company of excellence.

‘Architect of the body in extreme movement’, her costumes reach the ultimate goal :

Equilibrium between esthetics and technique”, as beautiful as it is functional.

 

Great partnerships links Liz Vandal with numerous choreographers and dance companies around the world : Edouard Lock (La La La Human Steps) Compagnie Marie Chouinard. Margie Gillis, Bill Coleman José Navas, O Vertigo, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, le Washington Ballet, Le Ballet National du Canada, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Mannheim Theater, Stuttgart Ballet (Allemagne)….

 

From Showbizz, with costumes for Backstreet Boys  ‘Black ‘n Blue Tour’, to costumes for  The Lathe of Heaven fims directed by Philip Haas and quebec’S director Manon Briand’s La Turbulence des fluids, Vandal explores all domains.

 

As a first collaboration in the wonderful circus world, she designed costumes for Cirque du Soleil show  »OVO » which premiered in May 2009. Big-top show with 20 acrobats wearing ‘evocative from the insect world’ costumes.

 

For the flamboyant 150 costumes of Washington Ballet’s Alice in Wonderland, that premiered April 2012, at Kennedy Center,

Vandal and partner Fab Style MTI  company have collaborated on high technology fabric transformation, while creating innovative fabrics. bringing technology into tradition.

Back to cirque, Vandal participated to CIKOPOLIS, the new creation of Cirque Éloize premiering in Helsinki in September 2012

Since 2012,  Liz has expanded her sphere of influence. She now collaborates with French sportswear multinational Oxylane, owner of Decathlon’s stores, as design, production and team synergy consultant.

A new alliance with Palais des Congrès of Montréal offers the opportunity to design uniform’s accessories, one of many phases in a global design project.

As a speaker, she proposes conferences and workshops about ‘Creativity and innovation’ for all types of companies.

 

 

 

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