Olivier Dubois/ France
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Apr 20–25, 2017
Organized by: Cairo Contemporary Dance Center, CCDC
Venue: Cairo Contemporary Dance Center, CCDC
Address: 1 Midan Moussa Galal, off Hijaz St., Mohandessin, 2nd floor. Apt.3

Olivier Dubois:
Choreographer and dancer, Olivier Dubois was named one of the 25 top dancers in the world and was appointed director of the Ballet du Nord on 1st January 2014. He has a unique breadth of experience spanning choreography, performance and teaching.
Olivier Dubois has performed in numerous pieces by acclaimed choreographers and directors such as Karine Saporta, Angelin Preljocaj, Cirque du Soleil, Jan Fabre and Sasha Waltz among others.
In June 2007 he was awarded the Special Jury Prize by the Syndicat de la Critique (association of theatre, music and dance critics) in recognition of his performing career to date.Since 2006, he choreographed a steady stream of successful original pieces. In 2008, he created Faune(s) for the Festival d’Avignon (inspired by Nijinsky’s L’Après-midi d’un faune ), and won the first Prix Jardin d’Europe in Vienna in the same year.
In November 2009 he began a trilogy, Étude critique pour un trompe l’oeil . The first piece, Révolution (2009) was followed by Rouge (2011) and a world acclaimed diptych Tragédie (2012) / Auguri (2016).
In 2012, the choreographer was also awarded his national diploma in dance teaching, in recognition of his career.
In december 2013, he created Souls that premiered at Falaki Theater following rehearsals in Cairo.
Olivier Dubois created also choreographies for the Ballets de Monte-Carlo (Spectre), Ballet de Marseille (Elégie) and Royal Ballet of Sweden (De l’origine).
Since 2014 came two solos : Mon Elue Noire for Germaine Acogny and Les Mémoires d’un Seigneur.
His last piece, Auguri involving 22 dancers has been created in Hamburg and Biennale de la Danse de Lyon in 2016.