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Le Cantique des cantiques

Compagnie La Baraka Abou Lagraa
2018 - Director : Plasson, Fabien

Choreographer(s) : Lagraa, Abou (France)

Present in collection(s): Compagnie La Baraka Abou Lagraa

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Le Cantique des cantiques

Compagnie La Baraka Abou Lagraa
2018 - Director : Plasson, Fabien

Choreographer(s) : Lagraa, Abou (France)

Present in collection(s): Compagnie La Baraka Abou Lagraa

en fr

Le Cantique des cantiques

Creation for 6 dancers and 2 actresses.
"For the first time, I'm working on my choreography with a pre-existing poetic narrative. We have sought with Mikaël Serre what love means today, we have broadened  the questions by confronting the text with our current problems, with intolerances, contradictions, with all the forms of hypocrisy  of our societies when it's about love.


Source : Abou Lagraa 

Lagraa, Abou

Born in Annonay, Abou Lagraa began dancing at the age of 16 before entering the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse, Lyon. He began his career as a dancer at the S.O.A.P. Dance Theatre, Frankfurt with Rui Horta and became his assistant on a project at the Calouste Gulbenkian Centre, Lisbon. He was soon noticed and went on to work with Robert Poole, Denis Plassard and Lionel Hoche. His qualities as a performer have been rewarded twice:  in 1998 by the 2nd Prize for performance at the Paris International Dance Competition, then in 2009 by the prize for Best Male Dancer, awarded by the International Movimentos Dance Prize. In 1997 he founded his own company, La Baraka.


Once again, recognition came quickly; numerous French venues programmed the young choreographer and he received proposals for collaboration. As a result, after 4 years as an associated artist at Bonlieu Scène Nationale in Annecy, since 2009 Abou Lagraa and his company have been hosted in production residency at Gémeaux Scène Nationale, Sceaux. The fame of the company spread rapidly beyond France's borders and tours followed one after the other, throughout Europe and also in the United States, Algeria, Tunisia and Indonesia… Alongside his work with the company, Abou Lagraa is regularly in demand by large organisations.

In 2001 he devised Fly, Fly for the CCN Ballet de Lorraine. This piece later was subsequently added to the repertoire of the ABC Dance Company of St Pölten in Austria.


In 2003 he devised a work for the second-year students of the Centre National de Danse Contemporaine, Angers, then in 2007 for the pupils of the Frankfurt Hochschule and the pupils of the Centre Méditerranéen de Danse Contemporaine, Tunis.

In 2006 his work entered the repertoire of the Paris Opéra Ballet with Le Souffle du Temps, a piece for 21 dancers, including 3 étoiles (Marie-Agnès Gillot, Manuel Legris, Wilfried Romoli). Then, in 2008, he composed Everyone's One at the invitation of Ballet Memphis (USA).


Since 2009, in association with the Algerian Ministry of Culture and th Algerian Agency for the Cultural Brilliance, he works, with Nawal Aït Benalla-Lagraa, in the elaboration of a “Mediterranean Cultural Bridge", the project of French-Algerian cooperation for the development of the dance and the artistic exchanges which will contain a program of Training and creation. In this frame, he sees confiding for July, 2009, the choreography of Closing ceremony of the 2nd Pan-African Festival of Algiers. In 2010, he creates the Ballet Contemporain d'Alger, under the Nawal Aït Benalla-Lagraa's educational responsibility, with a first piece NYA. The success of which ends in several national and international tours.


This piece was to be distinguished in 2011 when it was awarded the Grand Prix de la Critique as “Best Choreography of the Year”.

In 2016, he becomes the « Dream up » ambassador, an international arts-based education programme set up by the BNP Paribas foundation. This programme will help some 30,000 underprivileged or disabled children and teenagers to develop and find fulfilment by practising an artistic or creative activity. 


In 2016, he becomes “Chevalier des arts et des lettres” nominated by the French ministry of culture. 


Source : Cie La Baraka


More information : https://www.aboulagraa.fr/ 

Plasson, Fabien

Born in 1977, Fabien Plasson is a video director specialized in the field of performing arts (dance , music, etc).

During his studies at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Lyon (joined in 1995) Fabien discovered video art. He was trained by various video artists (Joel Bartoloméo Pascal Nottoli , Eric Duyckaerts , etc) .
He first experimented with the creation of installations and cinematic objects.

From 2001 to 2011, he was in charge of Ginger & Fred video Bar’s programming at La Maison de la Danse in Lyon. He discovered the choreographic field and the importance of this medium in the dissemination, mediation and pedagogical approach to dance alongside Charles Picq, who was a brilliant video director and the director of the video department at that time.

Today, Fabien Plasson is the video director at La Maison de la Danse and in charge of the video section of Numeridanse.tv, an online international  video library, and continues his creative activities, making videos of concerts, performances and also creating video sets for live performances.


Sources: Maison de la Danse ; Fabien Plasson website

More information: fabione.fr

Le Cantique des cantiques

Choreography : Abou Lagraa

Interpretation : Danseurs : Pascal Beugré-Tellier, Ludovic Collura, Saül Dovin, Diane Fardoun, Charlotte Siepiora, Antonia Vitti // Comédiennes : Maya Vignando et Gaïa Saitta

Stage direction : Mikaël Serre

Set design : LFA – Looking for architecture

Text : Olivier Cadiot et Michel Berder – Edition Bayard (traduction)

Original music : Olivier Innocenti

Video conception : Giuseppe Greco

Lights : Fabiana Piccioli

Costumes : Carole Boissonet

Technical direction : Antoine de Gantho

Production / Coproduction of the choreographic work : Production Cie La Baraka // Coproduction La Maison de la Danse de Lyon, Les Gémeaux/Sceaux/scène nationale, Théâtre National de Chaillot, Grand Théâtre de Provence d’Aix-en-Provence, Bonlieu Scène Nationale Annecy, Movimentos Festwochen der Autostadt in Wolfsburg 2016 - Allemagne, Centre Chorégraphique National de Créteil et du Val-de-Marne, Compagnie Käfig – direction Mourad Merzouki dans le cadre de l’accueil studio // Partenaires : La compagnie a reçu l’aide à la production de la SPEDIDAM.

Production / Coproduction of the video work : Maison de la Danse, Lyon

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