Canadian tour with Misfit Blues.
Launching of Le testament artistique guide in collaboration with la Fondation Jean-Pierre-Perreault and Me Sophie Préfontaine.
Premiere of Misfit Blues at the Agora de la danse during Festival TransAmériques (FTA) of Montreal (Quebec).
Premiere of 15 X AT NIGHT at the Festival À Corps in Poitiers (France).
Appointement to the title of Ambassador at the Université de Sherbrooke’s Outreach Gala.
Career grant from Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec.
Appointement to the Order of Canada.
Governor general award in Arts.
Premiere of Vertiges at Canada Dance Festival (Ottawa).
The BAnQ has made the acquisition of Paul-André Fortier's archives.
30th anniversary of Fortier Danse-Creation.
Solo 30x30 at the Espace George-Émile Lapalme in September.
Restaging of Bras de plomb at Agora de la danse in October.
Touring of Cabane as part of CAM en tournée.
Cabane at Festival Euregio - Pays de danse in Liège, at Festival de Marseille and touring Quebec.
Solo 30x30 in Lorient, New York and Liège.
Paul-André Fortier is appointed Chevalier in ordre des Arts et des Lettres by French government.
Canadian and European tour with Cabane. Creation of She, on commission from Robin Poitras.
Creation of Cabane at Festival TransAmériques. Creation of Spirale, created on commission from Ballet de Lorraine for 12 dancers.
European tours with Solo 30x30. Creation of the duet -20ºC on commission from Ballet de Lorraine.
Creation of Solo 30x30 with its international tour. Creation of Solo 1x60 at the Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media.
Creation of Lumière at the Canada Dance Festival where dance, videos, music and sophisticated lighting are combined.
European tours with Tensions. Creation of Risque. Choreographer in residence at Cinquième salle, Place des Arts de Montréal for a period of three years. Member of the patronage
committee, Grand Théâtre de Lorient (France).
Première of Tensions at FIND.
Creation of Loin, très loin for soloist Peggy Baker of Toronto. Guest Teacher at CNDC d’Angers in France.
Creation of Jeux de fous, his first work for a teenage audience, in partnership with Agora de la danse.
Creation of La part des anges, the first work created for a small ensemble after 10 years of solo work.
Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outsanding New Choreography.
Creation of three landmark solo works: Les Males Heures (1989), La Tentation de la transparence (1991), and Bras de plomb (1993), the latter two pieces created in close
collaboration with visual artist Betty Goodwin.
Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal Dance Department.
Creation of Mythe Décisif for Les Grands Ballets Canadiens. Co-founder, with Daniel Jackson, of Montréal Danse, for which he provides artistic co-direction until 1989.
Participates in the Festival international de nouvelle danse (FIND) with Chaleurs.
Fortier founds his own company: Fortier Danse-Création. Winner of the Jean A. Chalmers Award, Canada’s highest award for choreography.
Dancer for Michel Caserta in Paris.
Creation of Fortier’s first two choreographies for Groupe Nouvelle Aire.
As a dancer with Groupe Nouvelle Aire, he performs works in the company's repertoire and interprets Édouard Lock’s first creations.