Motion, by the Zahrbat company

By working with Ukrainian dancers accustomed to hip-hop battles, Brahim Bouchelaghem has created a work that combines the energy of improvisation with the rigour and poetry of choreography.

Published on 25/03/2019

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Unwanted, by Dorothée Munyaneza

With strength and energy, Unwanted by Dorothée Munyaneza recounts the trauma of wartime rape. The young Rwandan artist gives a voice to women and children who are often silenced.

Published on 05/04/2019

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Gisèle Vienne

Gisèle Vienne’s work illuminates what lies in shadow, the hidden side buried in each of us. Constantly torn between perfection and horror, her creations explore violence, returning the full cathartic dimension to the performing arts.

Published on 14/08/2019

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The Roots, by Kader Attou

With The Roots, a show created for his company Accrorap, Kader Attou brings his own history of hip-hop to the stage, made up of cultural exchanges, childhood memories and demanding technique.

 

Updated on 14/03/2019

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Abdoulaye Trésor Konaté

From a childhood of constant wanderings on West African lands, Abdoulaye Trésor Konaté keeps a sense of pace, the measure of movement. The choreographer dances the lines of a cultural intersection between Africa and Europe.

 

Updated on 13/12/2019

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Éric Minh Cuong Castaing

Coming from the world of film animation, the choreographer Éric Minh Cuong Castaing combines dancers and new technologies in his works, examining our perceptions of bodies and their apprehension in dealing with these tools.

Updated on 07/10/2020

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Aguibou Bougobali Sanou

Dancer and choreographer from Burkina Faso, mixing African and Brazilian influences, with her In-Out Dance Festival Aguibou Bougobali Sanou offers a moment of encounter and interaction in the public sphere. 15 companies from all over the world took part in the 2020 edition.

Updated on 07/09/2020

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Bataille, by Pierre Rigal

Bataille (2013) by Pierre Rigal emerged from a meeting of corporeal percussion and acrobatics, and is a duo where violence and laughter, blows and caresses come together. A choreographic hand-to-hand combat needing great technical ability and crazy intuition.

Published on 17/08/2020

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Georges, by Mylène Benoît, Compagnie Contour progressif

Mylène Benoît and Julika Mayer bring six recycled puppets back to life. Georges, a  poetic, humorous piece incorporating dance, blends the living bodies of the creators with the inanimate bodies of the puppets, asking viewers to question their understanding of death.

Published on 04/10/2019

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Näss, de Fouad Boussouf, Compagnie Massala

Founder of the Massala Company, choreographer Fouad Boussouf created Näss (The People in English), bringing together seven dancers with backgrounds in hip-hop, traditional Moroccan dance and contemporary circus. 

Published on 06/11/2019

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White Shadows (Les Ombres blanches) by Nathalie Pernette

In collaboration with magician Thierry Collet, Nathalie Pernette choreographed White Shadows, where the supernatural defies death. In the ruins of a house, a pair of dancers brings moving ghosts to life, making audiences young and old smile and shiver in a show appropriate for viewers 6 and up.

Updated on 28/10/2019

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Dans l'engrenage (In the Gears") by the Dyptik company

With Dans l’engrenage, the Dyptik company depicts a group of individuals caught up in the routine of work: idealists, they try to escape a system… which sucks them up once again. Our society decoded by seven virtuoso dancers.

Published on 10/07/2019

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Tel Quel! (As It Is) by Thomas Lebrun

With Tel quel! Thomas Lebrun overturns conventions and awareness with an intergenerational sensitivity, humour and energy. In this performance created for young audiences, the dancers examine bodies, norms, private lives and relationships with others.

Published on 05/09/2019

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Sylvain Groud

Appointed in 2018 as head of Ballet du Nord at the National Centre for Choreography in Roubaix, Hauts-de-France, choreographer Sylvain Groud develops the interaction between music and dance and seeks to provoke encounters between them. Because Sylvain Groud likes to discover dance where it is least...

Published on 21/09/2019

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