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Crossroads

Maison de la Danse de Lyon 2012 - Director : Plasson, Fabien

Choreographer(s) : Dianor, Amala (France)

Present in collection(s): Maison de la Danse de Lyon , Saisons 2010 > 2019

Video producer : Collectif CdansC;Maison de la Danse

Integral video available at Maison de la danse de Lyon

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Crossroads

Maison de la Danse de Lyon 2012 - Director : Plasson, Fabien

Choreographer(s) : Dianor, Amala (France)

Present in collection(s): Maison de la Danse de Lyon , Saisons 2010 > 2019

Video producer : Collectif CdansC;Maison de la Danse

Integral video available at Maison de la danse de Lyon

en fr

Crossroads

“Devoting hip-hop energy to the exploration of contemporary movements. Breaking down the codes of a myriad of disciplines. Using rich, varied, precise choreography to create hybrid dances. Crossroads is a junction, the theatre of a sketch of dance, free from any artifice, proposing only movement and its multiple combinations. Crossroads is also a reflection on human relationships, personal routes, the different faces that we show. Crossroads tries to propose a common language in a gestural cacophony, a language that designed to be legible yet unique”.


Source : Amala Dianor

Dianor, Amala

A hip hop dancer, Amala Dianor trained at the CNDC in 2000. Working as a performer in many diverse productions (from hip hop to neo-classical, contemporary and afro-contemporary dance), he quickly acquired undeniable recognition in the dancing community.

During these years, Amala perfected his writing: he masterfully went from one technique to another, but truly thrived through building bridges through these worlds. With the company C dans C, he choreographed (or co-choreographed) and performed in his first shows.

In 2012 he created “Crossroads” (winner of the Second and Third Awards at the Concours Renaissance), as well as his own company, the Amala Dianor Company, with which he developed his work as a choreographer.

The following year, he created “Parallèle”, a feminine dancing quartet at the Centre National de la Danse. In 2014, he choreographed the Extension duo alongside Bboy Junior, a surprising encounter between two esteemed performers of the French hip hop scene. That same year, he created and performed in his first solo show, Man Rec, which premiered in the Avignon festival.

In 2015, the company launched a regional project called “A Wink of Time” putting in the spotlight 18 amateur dancers on their way to becoming professionals. This project led to the creation of “Overflow”, co-signed with Mickael Le Mer, Pierre Bolo and Annabelle Loiseau. Amala also became the artist in residence at the Théâtre Louis Aragon in Tremblay-en-France, on a two-year contract.

In 2016 he created “Di(s)generation”, bringing together several generations of hip hop dancers, and showcased “New School”, a trio from “Di(s)generation” inspired by Abstract dance.

The 2016-2017 season marks Amala Dianor’s first of three years as an Associate Artist for the CDC Pôle Sud in Strasbourg, as well as for the 104 in Paris, and the Scènes de Pays dans les Mauges (Maine et Loire), France.


Source : The Amala Dianor Company 's website


More information : amaladianor.com

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

Crossroads

Choreography : Amala Dianor

Choreography assistance : Rindra Rasoaveloson

Interpretation : Amala Dianor, Brice Jean-Marie, Pansun Kim, François Przybylski et Simonne Rizzo

Original music : Eric Aldéa et Ivan Chiossone

Lights : Tom Klefstad

Production / Coproduction of the choreographic work : Production Collectif CdansC

Production / Coproduction of the video work : Maison de la Danse de Lyon 2012

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