After a classical and contemporary dance education between Milan and Brussels, in 2014 she started her career as a dancer, performing in the works of, among others, Cindy Van Acker, Cie Les Gens d’Uterpan, Romeo Castellucci, Ariella Vidach, Fabio Liberti, Cie Dehors/Audela, Luca Silvestrini in theatres and festivals such as La Monnaie de Bruxelles, Bolzano Danza, Biennale Danza di Venezia, and Oriente Occidente.
In 2018 she moved to Paris. Her work as a choreographer is supported by La Briqueterie CDCN Val-de-Marne, la Ménagerie de Verre de Paris, Danse Dense, Versiliadanza, MPAA Paris, Teatro Cantiere Florida in Florence, Anghiari Dance Hub, and San Raffaele University in Milan.
In 2019 her first production All Around Me won second place at Annecy Rencontres Chorégraphiques and was a finalist at the Rotterdam International Duet Choreography Competition. In 2020 she started her new work, JUKEBOX, an interactive piece for nine dancers, where the audience has a decisive role in the structure of the piece, participating thanks to a mobile application.
In 2005 he began his collaboration with Piccolo Teatro of Milan where he worked with Luca Ronconi, Lluís Pasqual, Peter Brook, Bob Wilson.
His photos have been exhibited in Milan, New York and Tokyo for the Vogue’s Fashion’s Night Out.
He worked as art and paintings photographer for Fondazione Lucio Fontana in Milan and for private collections such as Giustiniani/Falck collection in Venice.
His last project Labor was exhibited at Università Cattolica in Milan and curated by Ezio Frigerio and in Paris at The Gallery La Moulinette.
He lives and works in Paris. Les parisiens is his new project, street portraits with a folding 4×5 camera.
Louisa moved to Paris from her native Scotland in 2014.
There, she works in the world of antique dealers at the Saint-Ouen flea market.
A graduate of the University of Glasgow in MA (Hons) Economics, and particularly interested in the arts of music and dance, she has been working with Serena Malacco and Compagnie Jukebox since 2019.
He next worked with Yuval Pick, most notably on the piece “Score” and the trio “PlayBach.” Then, he worked with Carolyn Carlson for her piece “We Were Horses,” created in partnership with Bartabas.
From 2011 to 2015 Lazare worked at the Centre Chorégraphique National de Rillieux-la-Pape and as a member of Yuval Pick’s permanent company. Today he continues to work at the CCNR, teaching Yuval Pick’s technique (Practice), as well as the choreographer’s repertoire.
Lazare then collaborated with Philippe Saire in Lausanne for the pieces “Cut” et “Vacuum,” as well as with Joshua Monten in Bern for his “Concert dans le Goût Théâtral.” Most recently, he danced in Cindy van Acker and Romeo Castelucci’s “La Flûte Enchantée” at the Lille Opera; and “Unstern” by Moritz Ostruschnjak.
Lazare dances in the most recent works by Jennifer Dubreuil-Houthemann (Compagnie CAD Plateforme) and Serena Malacco (Cie JUKEBOX). In the autumn of 2020 he joined Cie Maguy Marin for the remake of “May B.”
She started her professional career with the Gens d’Uterpan (Uchronie, Piece in 7 pieces) and with Hela Fattoumi and Eric Lamoureux (CCN de Belfort) for a replacement role in Masculines.
Being strongly attracted by performance, she performed with Sarath Amarasingam for Beauvais Museum Night (2015), with Perrine Vali for La danse du Tutuguri (2016), and Le coeur du son by Maguelone Vidal and Fabrice Ramalingom (2016) for the Paris Nuit Blanche.
In 2016, she began a collaboration with Christian Ubl on the creation Stil, then the play for youth audience H&G (2017), and with Daniel Larrieu for Litteral.
She worked in particular with Romeo Castellucci on Democracy in America (2017) and Camille Cau on “Provided that tomorrow we each wake up at our own pace,” a piece to be performed in public space (2018).
Her collaboration with Daniel Larrieu continued with the re-creation of Romance en Stuc in 2019 and also with Christian Ubl with La Cinquième Saison in 2020.
Loving to mix all universes and gestures, in 2020 she began a creation with the company Arcosm by Thomas Guerry, for the piece Hôtel Bellevue.
Her attraction to Italy led her to work with Serena Malacco for Jukebox in 2021.
After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Dance from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point (UWSP) in the United States of America, she went on to attend the contemporary dance school in Brussels- Performing Arts Research and Training Studios (P.A.R.T.S).
She then worked with the French company, Kubilai Khan Investigations for several years, and has also been in the works of Eszter Salamon, Thierry de Mey, David Drouard, Anne-Linn Akselen (Human Works), Isabella Soupart and t.r.a.n.s.i.t.c.a.p.e.
She now continues to work with Michele Noiret and David Hernandez on their future creations.
He created Play at Théâtre de L’Usine with Speedbattles Collective, and also Les Speedbattles and the dance prozine The Dancing Plague. In 2015 he joined the Requin-Baleine team and decided to explore choreographic and visual research underwater.
Recently he danced in MONUMENT 0.4 LORES & PRAXES (a ritual of transformation) and in MONUMENT 0.6: LANDING (a ritual of empathy) by Eszter Salamon.
With POL he created Axis Mundi at Théâtre du Galpon for Antigel Festival in February 2016. With Anthony Teston, physicist and poet, he took part in How do we save the time at Timelab in Ghent.
He conceived an installation with a soundtrack for Le seuil des chutes exposition at Contemporary Art Centre in Lacoux.
In June 2017 he was invited to create Tzikong with Chu Pak Hima at Hong-Kong Art Centre in partnership with Les Halles de Schaerbeek. He assisted Franck Chartier (Peeping Tom) during the creation The lost room and The hidden floor for Nederlands Dans Theatre 1 and took part in a Baloji’s movie.
Louis-Clément is creating a new pièce: Volutes, the first part of a trilogy based on beauty, violence and love.
In 2013 she joined the Enzo Cosimi Company and also worked with Cristina Rizzo, Luca Veggetti, Francesco Marilungo and Irene Russolillo.
Since 2015 she has been a collaborator with the theatre company The Baby Walk. In 2018 she was shortlisted for the Ubu prize in Italy as best performer under 35.
Currently she works as a freelance dancer and actress for various companies.
He has performed for the Verona Arena in “La Grande Bellezza“, in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, for the National Theatre of Monaco, and in Arena Fregrea Napoli hosted by Roberto Bolle.
In 2017 he joined the Bandits Crew, one of the oldest break dancing crews in Italy, with whom he has travelled throughout Europe, competing in battles.
In 2019 he won the prestigious breakdancing championship, the Red Bull BC One Italy.
In November 2019 he will represent Italy at the World Final of the Red Bull BC One in Mumbai, India.
In 2016 she graduated from the Superior School of Dance in Lisbon and obtained her bachelor’s degree at the Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität der Stadt Wien in Austria, as an Erasmus student. Between 2016 and 2017 she further developed her dance education at the Art Factory International – Dance Start Up VII- in Bologna, under the artistic direction of Brigel Gjoka.
Between 2017 and 2018 she worked as a dancer and artistic assistant at CSC – Centro per la Scena Contemporanea di Bassano del Grappa (Italy), joined the Dance Makers Collective and danced at Teatro Regio in Turin.
She currently works as a freelance dancer on different artistic projects.
Prior to that she studied ballet dance at Victor Ullate Dance school. At the moment she follows formal education of Body Mind Centring. Among her choreographer work, highlights are the co-creations “I See the Problem, Not the Solution,” which won two awards at the 28th Choreographic Contest 2014 in Madrid; and “Betwixt” (Spanish-Israeli co-production with the support of Tanzhaus Zurich and The Spanish Embassy in Israel); the research project with Inma Marin “Las tres muertes de Tristán” (with the support of Canal Theater and the Grant for choreographic innovation of the Province of Madrid 2017-2018). She was part of the festival “Podría quien te recuerda. Cuerpo, Archivo, Memoria” at Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, presenting her work under a proposal of Amalia Fernandez.
As a dancer and performer she works with different choreographers, such as Olga de Soto (BE/ES), Romeo Castellucci (IT) and Cindy Van Acker (CH/BE), Tabea Martin (CH), Kubilai Khan Investigations (FR) and Sharon Friedman (ES/IS). Recently she has worked with Elias Aguirre Cie (ES).
She was a recurrent member of the Toula Limnaios Cie Berlín, among other works.
Throughout 2014 and 2015 she was involved in two research projects in the MA programme for Dance Dissemination at the Hochschule für Music und Tanz in Cologne, as a guest artist.
She has also collaborated with the artistic collective “inability crew” (GE/SI) and with the independent artist and curator Matias Daporta, with whom she has been collaborating since 2015.
At the age of 17, he danced for Thai choreographer Jitti Chompee and his company 18 Monkeys Dance Theatre, preparing him for his admission to Codarts University in 2014. It was here that Alex began to experiment with his own style and approach to dance, which has always been important to him, even when it went against school conventions. Interning at TanzMainz Company in Germany in his final year of education, he began working with Guy Nader and Maria Campos, Rui Horta, Rosalba Torres Guerrero and Koen Augustijnen. Following this internship, he began to travel to Asia and Europe, freelancing and continuing work with Guy Nader and Maria Campos as well as other artists such as Fernando Torya and Kenan Dinkelman.
Personal creation and collaborations where developed with his collective, A Priori, prompting various residencies and performances in Rotterdam, Berlin, and Bangkok. As a mover, he finds inspiration in all physical and verbal interaction, focusing on movement efficiency and core human principals in communication.
In the summer 2014, she graduated and obtained her Diplôme National Supérieur et Professionnel de danseuse contemporaine (State Diploma of Contemporary Dance).
She then started to collaborate with a variety of choreographers, such as Sylvie Giron, Davy Brun, Jérémy Tran, Dai jian… With the latter, in 2017, she took part in the creation of MO at the National Center for Performing Arts of Beijing.
In 2018, she became a member of LA PRESQUE COMPAGNIE, with whom she works for two creations (Ce que nous dansons, personne ne peut le prendre ; and Jusqu’au soir) as well as working on several in situ performances.
She met Serena Malacco in 2020 and started working with her, taking over a role in her last performance: JUKEBOX.
She is a member of the Centro di Ricerca Interdisciplinare di Storia delle Idee (CRISI), of the Centro Europeo di Ricerca di Storia e Teoria dell’Immagine (ICONE) and of the Editorial Committee of the Giornale Critico di Storia delle Idee.
As a translator from French to Italian, she edited the translation and the afterword of F. Jullien’s Alterità (Mimesis, Milano 2018), as well as the introductory essay, translation and Italian edition of the pièce Montesquieu in Marseille by LS. Mercier (Inschibboleth, Roma 2019). She is also the author of the monograph Autoritratto senza organi. Scrittura e corpo-teatro di Antonin Artaud (Guida, Napoli 2020). Her current research activity intertwines history of ideas and contemporary aesthetics, with particular attention to the relationship between the processes of subjectivation and the notions of character, mask, and otherness.
There, as a lighting technician, he started to develop a particular interest in light design for dance.
In addition to his work for the theatre, as a freelancer for his own company Lichtvanzuid he works as a light designer, operator, and technician.
He first encountered the work of Serena Malacco at the 2019 Rotterdam International Duet Choreography Competition and he started a collaboration as light designer with Cie Jukebox for the piece All Around Me.