Jackie Gallant

Jackie Gallant is a musician, video artist, composer and performer 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 and collaborated as sound designer and composer in various contexts for several artists. Recently she collaborated with actor/director Marie Brassard, Sarah Williams and video artist Sabrina Ratté on the dance/theatre piece Moving in This World. In fall 2015, in addition to working with dancer/choreographers Karen Fennell and George Stamos, she composed, directed and performed in a pop opera (POD~the musical) as part of the Phenomena festival. As a sound, performance and video artist, her work addresses and deconstructs pop culture with self-referential humor and subtle subversion.