for non-professionals

Dimitri Chamblas

24.06.21 — 18:30

CN D Pantin

For the two weeks of Camping, the Studio 12 of the CN D is being transformed into an ephemeral studio where dance enthusiasts can attend a workshop led by six guest chore-ographers free of charge. A unique opportunity for members ot the public to dance with internationally famous choreographers!

Dimitri Chamblas joined the dance school of the Paris Opera at the age of ten. Over the course of his career, he has collaborated with the choreographers William Forsythe, Boris Charmatz, Mathilde Monnier and Benjamin Millepied. He co-founded the Edna association with choreographer Boris Charmatz in 1992. Together they created the duet À Bras-le-corps, which has been performed throughout the world and entered the Paris Opéra repertoire in 2018. He participated in the creation of Benjamin Millepied’s Los Angeles Dance Project. In 2015, he was appointed Artistic Director of the 3e Scène – Opéra national de Paris. Since 2017, he has been Dean of the School of Dance at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). His recent projects include a duet with rockstar Kim Gordon; Slow Show, a show questioning time for fifty performers; Crowd Out, an opera for 1,000 singers that he is directing at the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Since 2019, he has been working on A_YARD, a piece created with a group of inmates from a maximum security prison in Los Angeles. His work has been presented at the Tate Modern in London, the Centre Pompidou (Paris), the Museum of contemporary art of Los Angeles, the Opéra national de Paris, Performa New York and the Louvre Museum, among other venues.