Modern & Contemporary Dance

Modern & Contemporary Dance

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Modern & Contemporary Dance
  • AUGURI Ballet by Famous Dancer and Choreographer Olivier Dubois

    With Auguri, the choreographer and director of the CCN Ballet du Nord offers a large and powerful piece for around twenty dancers.
    Confronting the raging elements, Olivier Dubois puts the “protean pack” of augurs into dance. Olivier Dubois took his time to "meet" the dance: it was not until the ...

  • Dance Along The BORDERLINE

    Created at the Théâtre de l'Archipel in 2013, Borderline marks a turning point in the research and writing of Sébastien Ramirez and Honji Wang.

    This piece for six dancers uses a scenic tool, rigging, which allows you to approach weightlessness and play around weight, balance and freedom of move...

  • ALIEN Renaissance Dance

    “Alien Dance” is a captivating performance by Compagnie des Indes and Vagabond. This unique blend of theater, dance, and music weaves a wordless tale of time passing and a world in perpetual motion. The choreography and visuals take audiences on a journey where movement isn’t always in the expect...

  • Dance DON QUIXOTE or The LOST ILLUSION

    Between dream of adventure and nostalgia for the past, the genius of Don Quixote is audacity, this noble momentum tinged with mad unconsciousness.

    Choreographed by Rui Lopes Graça after Marius Petipa, this ballet explores the tension between obsolescence and avant-garde.
    In the first act, it de...

  • BLISS Dance by Compagnie Rêvolution

    It was in 1991 that the foundations of the Rêvolution Dance Company were laid, initially conceived as a collective of young artists. By animating this space of encounters and sharing where everyone's influences intersect and feed each other, the young artists claim a decompartmentalization of the...

  • AT THE SAME TIME Dance by Robyn Orlin

    Subject to the dictates of modern beauty and the taboos of tradition - when it is not reduced to the expression of violence or hunger - the body of the African man is stigmatized. In an attempt to free him from his complexes, the South African choreographer Robyn Orlin and eight dancers from the ...

  • Dancing with CAROLYN CARLSON in Giotto Solo

    Solo choreographed and danced by Carolyn Carlson, to the music of Gavin Bryars, "the Black river".
    The gesture of Carolyn Carlson, all dressed in white, revisits the stations of the fourteen paintings by Giotto in the chapel of Scrovegni in Padua.

    California-born Carolyn Carlson defines herself...

  • HYDRA DANCE by the Choreographer Yuval Pick

    Hydra invites to participate in a collective experience, a ritual for a community of our time.

    "I chose the title of my play Hydra because for me the Monastery of Brou is a disproportionate monument that surpasses us and subjugates us like a kind of monster. My idea is to try to tame it, to inve...

  • MEMORIES OF A LORD Dance by Olivier Dubois

    After Mon élue noire, a solo created for Germaine Acogny in 2015, Olivier Dubois returns to a work of composition for a plurality of bodies.
    Thirty men, amateur dancers, invade the memoirs of a lord set and echo the lone man, the lord-dancer Sébastien Perrault.

    This is perhaps the story of a kin...

  • THE BARBARIAN NIGHTS Dance

    The barbarian nights or the first mornings of the world take their source in this immense and inescapable history of our Mediterranean basin.

    Points of light glitter in the darkness, drawing closer. Fourteen barechested men, wearing sequin masks and scythe-shaped horns, gather together as dawn b...

  • BABEL 7.16 Dance by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

    7.16 refers as much to software codes as to verses of a sacred text, at a contemporary date, as to the power of archaic numerology. The piece conjures up the clash of languages and bodies carrying different nationalities, diversity and the difficulty of being in coexistence and confronts the uniq...

  • ANOTHER PASSION Ballet with Music by Johann Sebastian Bach

    The experience of human suffering is the home of cancer patients, Aleppo and Mosul, mental illness and addiction… These are also our passions.

    When J.S. Bach composes his Passion according to Saint Matthew, this "passion" is the agony and death of Christ, not just desires or strong emotions.
    F...

  • Dance FATA MORGANA by Companie Fétes Galantes

    Fata Morgana is a superior mirage that occurs because of the weather condition known as a temperature inversion.

    When a layer of warm air covers a layer of cold air, the sun's rays passing through are deflected. The reflected objects thus appear much higher and higher. Are they the guardians of ...

  • THE SCREAM Dance by Nacera Belaza

    Born in Médéa, Algeria, Nacera Belaza arrived in France at the age of five. After studying modern literature at the University of Reims, self-taught she set up her own dance company in 1989. She has since created numerous choreographies — more than 20 to date — and has also raised awareness by ge...

  • EMBRASE MOI by Kaori Ito and Théo Touvet

    Kaori Ito and Théo Touvet pay tribute to all those they have loved and who have "prepared" them for other loves. Creating in two voices, they reveal their amorous "anatomy" without false modesty, in the manner of a logbook. Fragments of break-up letters, empty promises, declarations, words of lov...

  • THE GREAT GHOSTS by Yoann Bourgeois

    Yoann Bourgeois enters the Panthéon! Very alive moreover, because stimulated by an unprecedented encounter of the living arts with Le Pendule by Foucault. At the invitation of the Center des monuments nationaux, he orchestrates a pas de trois between science, history and the circus, a dream oppor...

  • LA RENCONTRE Dance by Ambra Senatore

    Every year, the Centre des Monuments Nationaux invites choreographers to create in historic monuments. Here, the Italian choreographer Ambra Senatore settles in Marseille at the Château d'If.

    The Choreographer and performer Ambra Senatore was born in Turin in 1976.
    She trained with various chore...

  • IN A CONTINUOUS BEAT Dance by Luc Petton

    It is on the edge of the Forêt de Compiègne, in the Château de Pierrefonds, that Luc Petton decides to take the spectators away in archaic fables and disturbing reminiscences. For this creation, he surrounds himself with animals with a strong imaginary imprint, Lapland owls, wolves and vultures, ...

  • AMALGAMES Dance inside the Grande Chapelle du Palais des Papes d'Avignon

    The Palais des Papes opened its doors to dance and the Les Hivernales festival, for a Bagouet marathon that led the public through the Grand Tinel, the Grande Chapelle and the Grande Audience.

    For this second collaboration, Anne Le Batard and Jean-Antoine Bigot of the company Ex Nihilo will cre...

  • THE PANIC MONKEY by Pierre Coulibeuf

    Pierre Coulibeuf is an avant-garde filmmaker and visual artist, Coulibeuf uses contemporary creation as material for his cinematic and artistic work. He develops a cross-disciplinary project: he makes experimental fictions that skilfully invest the sphere of art and in which changes of identity a...

  • MARCO POLO by Ballet Nice Méditerranée

    Ballet in two acts, freely inspired by the novel Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino

    In a hymn to humanism and the spirit of discovery that brings the entire world within our reach, Marco Polo by Luciano Cannito is a choreographic fresco that subtly combines the most dazzling shades. Here, a class...

  • PROMENADE OBLIGATOIRE by Anne Nguyen

    Influenced by a scientific curriculum, Anne Nguyen's choreographic writing is at the crossroads of hip-hop, science and contemporary dance. She highlights the technical performances of hip-hop dance while deconstructing the gestures, thus creating a sober and fluid vocabulary.

    By imposing geome...