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DéBaTailles

CN D - Centre national de la danse Danse en amateur et répertoire 2015 - Director : Zeriahen, Karim

Choreographer(s) : Plassard, Denis (France)

Video producer : Centre national de la danse

Integral video available at CND de Pantin

DéBaTailles

CN D - Centre national de la danse Danse en amateur et répertoire 2015 - Director : Zeriahen, Karim

Choreographer(s) : Plassard, Denis (France)

Video producer : Centre national de la danse

Integral video available at CND de Pantin

DéBaTailles [remontage]

Plassard, Denis

Denis Plassard started to dance on a misunderstanding : wrapped up in crepe paper for the "End of the Year Show" in primary school, he was convinced that the steps meant something and that putting them together was just like writing sentences to tell a story... Since then, a question (a bit odd for a dancer/choreographer) haunts him: what does the movement mean? What do we say when we move?

He then decided to study dance and entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Lyon. After he graduated, he danced for 2 seasons with Josette Baïz's company in Aix-en-Provence.

In 1991, at the age of 23, he set up his own company named after his first solo, “Propos”, which was created the year before. Very early in his choreographic career, he tried to create dynamic links between speech and movement and his work focused on the connection between "Dance and Text". His choreographic writing is precise, sharp and very theatrical, and his style is quirky and full of humour and derision. Prolific choreographer and eager dancer, he enjoys being confronted with new universes and is continually looking for artistic meetings and crossroads between different aesthetics.

From Kafka to Mermet, from Bizet to Labiche, from the stage to the circus ring, he keeps having new ideas that mix hip-hop, circus, music, theatre and dance.


Source : The company Propos 's website


More information : compagnie-propos.com

Zeriahen, Karim

From live stage images to life in images, the  director and video artist Karim Zeriahen seems to have found the  shortest way. Since the beginning of the 90s, when he worked in close  relationship with choreographer Philippe Decouflé, he learned how to put  the art of stage in motion, contemporary dance most of the time. Karim  Zeriahen then starts a fruitful collaboration with Montpellier based  choreographer Mathilde Monnier. Stop, Videlilah, day of night, short  films adapted from her stage creations. Each time, Karim Zeriahen's   camera takes over the place with movement, the body language is not  frozen but magnified. Choreographer Herman Diephuis also joins this  gallery of dancing portraits. Documentaries on figures such like Albert  Maysles or Hubert de Givenchy and from Joe Dalessandro to Paul  Morrissey, he sets a signature, a camera always in action with  confidence.

Today the director goes further with a new  project and tracks the subtle movements of the body language beyond the  physical appearance. A collection of living portraits as unique pièces  reminding us of the master portraitists of renaissance. These living  natures consists in filming the subject in a certain amount of time,  almost still, with signs of respiration, eye blinks, as if it were  posing for a painting. They are then displayed on a flat screen with a  memory card. With this collection starting, Karim Zeriahen, with his  documentary and artist vision, interrogates himself about the virtual  world filled with images. By taking a pause, and his models with him, he  questions the way we look at things, the way we look at life.


Source: Philippe Noisette 


En savoir plus: www.karimzeriahen.com

DéBaTailles [remontage 2015]

Choreography : Denis Plassard

Interpretation : Béatrice Bernasconi, Dominique Canizares, Danielle Grandmougin, Nathalie Hanzo, Christine Humbert, Nathalie Larcher, Dominique Mathieu, Sandrine Régnard

Original music : Quentin Allemand, Jean-Paul Hervé, Norbert Pignol

Other collaborations : Extrait chorégraphique remonté par le groupe Ainsi Danse (Épinal), coordinatrice artistique Danielle Grandmougin, dans le cadre de Danse en amateur et répertoire (2014) - Transmission Denis Plassard, Xavier Gresse

Duration : 12 minutes

Danse en amateur et répertoire

Amateur Dance and Repertory is a companion program to amateur practice beyond the dance class and the technical learning phase. Intended for groups of amateur dancers, it opens a space of sharing for those who wish to deepen a practice and a knowledge of the dance in relation to its history.


Laurent Barré
Head of Research and Choreographic Directories
Anne-Christine Waibel
Research Assistant and Choreographic Directories
+33 (0)1 41 83 43 96
danse-amateur-repertoire@cnd.fr


Source: CN D

More information: https://www.cnd.fr/fr/page/323-danse-en-amateur-et-repertoire-programme-d-aide

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