Feeling that one does not belong, either here or elsewhere, seen as a foreigner by both sides… In this writing that explores the place of identity, the performer takes us on an internal journey. The instinct for showing the inside and outside of one's skin, the urgent need to reveal its thickness.
Source : Stylistik company
Clarisse discovers hip hop dance in 2000 in Tours, where she begins her training with the Phoen-X group dancers. She continues her training in Paris and follows the course of the Wanderer Company, Laure Courtellemont and Dominique Lesdéma. In 2003, she joins the Fakto Company for "D-Connecté", and then projects move on with the X-press Company in 2005 in "NaturEllement", and Malka in 2006 in "Des mots", A’ Corps in 2005 in "Nous sommes tous…." and in 2009 in "Comme un refle", Alexandra N’Possee in 2004 in "Gadji" and 2010 in "S’tazunis". In parallel, Clarisse teachs since 2001 and keeps on with her own training in other aesthetics (contemporary, African, flamenco). She creates in 2006 the Stylistik Company with Abdou N’gom ("Entre-deux" en 2010, "Résistances" en 2016).
Sources : Association Le Maillon press file (Cie Stylistik) ; Alexandra N’possee Cie 's website
After 10 years of karate and 5 years of gymnastics, he is electroshoked in by hip hop dance in 1999: Abdou discovers the “Rencontres de Danses Urbaines” of la Villette and starts dancing. After having been part of various groups, he devotes himself to dance teaching and follows various trainings within ADDIAM 95. In 2005, he worksd with Lia Goldberg on her first solo and enters the Malka Company for the piece "Des mots". In 2006, he creates the Stylistik Company (2010 "Entre-deux", 2016 "Résistances") with Clarisse Veaux while continuing its route as a dancer with the Losanges Company in "Zou", A’corps in 2009 and Magic Electro in 2013 in "De natura".
Sources: Association Le Maillon press file (Stylistik Cie) ; Maison de la Danse show program
Artistic direction: Abdou N'gom
The Compagnie Stylistik was created in Lyon by Clarisse Veaux and Abdou N'gom, two hip-hop dancers. Dedicated to interbreeding, their collaboration is enriched by their openness to other artistic universes in order to discover new gestures bearing meaning. In September 2014, Abdou N'gom directed alone the company. He works to reveal his contemporary and personal writing, generous, curious and full of physicality. The company's repertoire includes : "Vis-à-vis" (2008), "Entre Deux" (2009), "A ton image", "Same Same" (2012 and 2014), "Falang" (2014) and "Resistances" (2016). At the same time as his creative work, Abdou N’gom states his determination to share his passion by raising awareness and communicating.
Source : La Maison de la Danse 's website
Clarisse Veaux, Abdou N'gom
Christophe Mangilli, Dorothée Tournour // régie lumière : Lise Poyol, Dorothée Tournour
plasticienne : Claire Rolland
Production / Coproduction of the choreographic work
Coproductions Initiative d'Artistes en Danses Urbaines (Fondation de France, Parc de La Villette, Caisse des dépôts, ACSE), Karavan Théâtre (Chassieu) Remerciements Le Croiseur, Pôle Pik, Friends de la Maison de la Danse
Production / Coproduction of the video work
Maison de la Danse - Yves Delesclus, 2010