In memory of my years at the Jeune ballet, My Way takes a cathartic form and offers the choreographic artists of the Jeune ballet to immerse themselves in an experience that is as individual as it is collective.
Source : Maison de la danse
Born in 1991 in Puy-en-Velay, he trained as a dancer at the Cannes Dance School, Rosella Hightower, as well as at the CNSMD in Lyon under the direction of Jean Claude Ciappara. From 2009 to 2011, he joined the Cannes Jeune Ballet of Paola Cantalupo. Following his participation at the Monaco Dance Forum, he obtained an apprenticeship contract with the Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal under the direction of Gradimir Pankov in July 2011. He was subsequently appointed Demi-Soloist in 2013 and Soloist in 2015. He joined then the National Theater Mannheim under the direction of Stephan Thoss for the 2018/19 season.
Main roles: Nutcracker (Grand pas de deux, Prince) by Fernand Nault, Rêve (lead role) by Stephan Thoss, The Little Prince (title role) by Didy Veldman, Keguyahime (solo # 1) by Jiří Kylián, Minus one (Passonmezzo, Black Milk) by Ohad Naharin, Romeo & Juliette (Benvolio) by Jean- Christophe Maillot…
He joined the OnR Ballet in August 2019 as a soloist.
From an early age he developed a great interest in choreography. He signs several creations for the young choreographers programs at the Grands Ballets Canadiens. In Germany he participates in the Choreografische Werkstatt program with “What If”. At the Opera national du Rhin, he choreographed movement VII of La Gran Partita, in 2019, and signed AMADÉ, a creation for Danser Mozart au XXI e siècle in December 2020. He was also invited to create a duet for the Theater Basel in May 2020, unfortunately canceled following the Covid19 pandemic.
Rubén also uses his passion for electronic music composition to develop his choreographic signature.-
Composition for choreographies: What If, Emergency, Give me a minute, Emergency and parts of Amadé.
Rubén Julliard has the ambition to share his works around the world. While dancing with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, National Theater Mannheim and currently Opera National du Rhin, Julliard started his choreographic career.
His works have been performed in « young choreographer » programs and most recently commissioned for the season program of Opera National du Rhin in 2020. As a dancer/ choreographer he develops his choreographic vocabulary and creates a strong connection between his choreography and the curent trends of the dance world.
He co-founded and is artistic director of NEST, a company created to develop and help aspiring choreographers from Opera National du Rhin. He also created SOLMA dance company in march 2022.
Parallel to his work as a choreographer and artistic director Julliard has developed his skills as music producer, composing new music is a key component that makes his creations distinctive. Throughout his choreographic creations Rubén Julliard continues to explore and refine his understanding on every side of the production from set/costume design to lighting/technical aspects.
Source: Rubén Julliard's website
More information: www.rubenjulliard.com
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
Each season, the student dancers of the Jeune (Junior) Ballet du CNSMD of Lyon explore different territories of choreographic art, working with a new generation of emerging and renowned choreographers, nourished by a hybrid practices, communities and dance styles.
From Neo-classical to House, Jumpstyle to Post-modern, DanceHall to Afrofunk, Contemporary to Performance Art…
On the cusp of their professional lives, final year students in classical and contemporary dance studies at the prestigious Higher National Conservatory of Music and Dance Lyon, join the Jeune Ballet for a bona-fide creation and dance company tour experience. Performing in France and internationally, on stage, in museums, public spaces, urban settings, forests, under the open sky… where ever dance can exist.
Source: CNSMD Lyon
More information: cnsmd-lyon.fr
Choreography : Rubén Julliard
Choreography assistance : Anthony Ramiandrisoa
Interpretation : Jeune Ballet du CNSMD Lyon
Original music : Rubén Julliard
Additionnal music : Frank Sinatra
Costumes : Cauê Frias Duarte, Maïté Chantrel
Production / Coproduction of the video work : Maison de la danse - Fabien Plasson, Juliette Belanger, 2023