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Le Bateleur

Maison de la danse 1982 - Director : Picq, Charles

Choreographer(s) : Deloche, Pierre (France)

Present in collection(s): Maison de la danse

Video producer : Maison de la Danse de Lyon

Integral video available at Maison de la danse de Lyon

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Le Bateleur

Maison de la danse 1982 - Director : Picq, Charles

Choreographer(s) : Deloche, Pierre (France)

Present in collection(s): Maison de la danse

Video producer : Maison de la Danse de Lyon

Integral video available at Maison de la danse de Lyon

en fr

Le Bateleur

They live in New York where they are trained in classical and contemporary dance. They also wander around Berlin, Hamburg, Paris or Grenoble. Seen at Michel Hallet's studio last season, they alternately present two creations. Pierre Deloche dances "Le Bateleur" and Yves Musard, "Vert". 


Source: Program of the Maison de la Danse 1982-1983

Deloche, Pierre

 It was first in the United States, with Merce Cunningham and John Cage that Pierre Deloche learned to dance. In 1983, He received the Medici Prize for his solo Dancing Sounds. Back in France in 1984, he created his company and signed many choreographies.

In 1997, he studied Human Sciences, the Alexander technique and Body-Mind Centering ©, which led him to reorient his choreographic research. On the one hand, he developped a work dedicated to motor and sensory disabilities, on the other hand the invention and the implementation of Civil Creations: artistic and civic acts with the inhabitants, for the public space, in the sharing of a quality of presence.


Source: Ladépêche.fr

Picq, Charles

Author, filmmaker and video artist Charles Picq (1952-2012) entered working life in the 70s through theatre and photography. A- fter resuming his studies (Maîtrise de Linguistique - Lyon ii, Maîtrise des sciences et Techniques de la Communication - grenoble iii), he then focused on video, first in the field of fine arts at the espace Lyonnais d'art Contemporain (ELAC) and with the group « Frigo », and then in dance.
   On creation of the Maison de la Danse in Lyon in 1980, he was asked to undertake a video documentation project that he has continued ever since. During the ‘80s, a decade marked in France by the explosion of contemporary dance and the development of video, he met numerous artists such as andy Degroat, Dominique Bagouet, Carolyn Carlson, régine Chopinot, susanne Linke, Joëlle Bouvier and regis Obadia, Michel Kelemenis. He worked in the creative field with installations and on-stage video, as well as in television with recorded shows, entertainment and documentaries.

His work with Dominique Bagouet (80-90) was a unique encounter. He documents his creativity, assisting with Le Crawl de Lucien and co-directing with his films Tant Mieux, Tant Mieux and 10 anges. in the 90s he became director of video development for the Maison de la Danse and worked, with the support of guy Darmet and his team, in the growing space of theatre video through several initiatives:
       - He founded a video library of dance films with free public access. This was a first for France. Continuing the video documentation of theatre performances, he organised their management and storage.
       - He promoted the creation of a video-bar and projection room, both dedicated to welcoming school pupils.
       - He started «présentations de saisons» in pictures.
       - He oversaw the DVD publication of Le tour du monde en 80 danses, a pocket video library produced by the Maison de la Danse for the educational sector.

       - He launched the series “scènes d'écran” for television and online. He undertook the video library's digital conversion and created Numeridanse.


His main documentaries are: enchaînement, Planète Bagouet, Montpellier le saut de l'ange, Carolyn Carlson, a woman of many faces, grand ecart, Mama africa, C'est pas facile, Lyon, le pas de deux d'une ville, Le Défilé, Un rêve de cirque.

He has also produced theatre films: Song, Vu d'ici (Carolyn Carlson), Tant Mieux, Tant Mieux, 10 anges, Necesito and So schnell, (Dominique Bagouet), Im bade wannen, Flut and Wandelung (Susanne Linke), Le Cabaret Latin (Karine Saporta), La danse du temps (Régine Chopinot), Nuit Blanche (Abou Lagraa), Le Témoin (Claude Brumachon), Corps est graphique (Käfig), Seule et WMD (Françoise et Dominique Dupuy), La Veillée des abysses (James Thiérrée), Agwa (Mourad Merzouki), Fuenteovejuna (Antonio Gades), Blue Lady revistied (Carolyn Carlson).


Source: Maison de la Danse de Lyon

Le Bateleur

Choreography : Pierre Deloche

Interpretation : Pierre Deloche

Production / Coproduction of the video work : Maison de la Danse de Lyon - Charles Picq, 1982

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