Boris Charmatz

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Boris Charmatz

Dancer and choreographer, Boris Charmatz is well known for works including “Aatt enen tionon” (1996) and “enfant” (child; 2011). While maintaining an extensive touring schedule, he also participates in improvisational events on a regular basis (with Saul Williams, Archie Shepp, Médéric Collignon) and continues to work as a performer. Director of the Rennes and Britanny National Choreographic Centre since 2009, Boris Charmatz has transformed the centre into a Musée de la danse – a dancing museum. Projects to date include “préfiguration, expo zéro, héliogravures, rebutoh, service commandé” (on commission), “brouillon” (rough draft), “Jérôme Bel en 3 sec. 30 sec. 3 min. 30 min et 3 h”. Charmatz was an associate artist at the 2011 Festival d’Avignon.

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As of May 2014

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