Performer and Sound Designer

Jackie Gallant

Last updated: September 13, 2021

Jackie Gallant is a musician, video artist and sound designer who creates and performs for dance, video and film. She began her musical career as a drummer for several Montreal rock groups. Since then she’s toured nationally and internationally with everyone from La La La Human Steps to Lesbians on Ecstasy. As sound designer and composer she has worked with, among others, actor/directors Marie Brassard and Brigitte Poupart, video artists Nelson Henricks, Nikki Forrest and Dayna McLeod and choreographers George Stamos, Sarah Williams and Karen Fennell. In fall 2015 she composed, directed and performed in the pop-opera (POD~the musical) as part of Montreal’s Phenomena festival. In the spring of 2016 she created the multimedia piece The King of Pop. Recently, she’s been involved as composer and performer in projects with Fortier DanseCréation (Trois and Solo 70) and Hélen Simard (Idiot and Requiem Pop). 2019 saw the release of the concept album 100 Years, by the duo Home Alone (a collaborative project with musician Yan Basque). In 2021 she has been collaborating with video artists Midi Onodera and Sonya Stefan.

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