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Meublé sommairement [by the CNDC's students] 2/2

CNDC - Angers 2010

Choreographer(s) : Bagouet, Dominique (France)

Present in collection(s): CNDC - Angers

Video producer : CNDC Angers

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Meublé sommairement [by the CNDC's students] 2/2

CNDC - Angers 2010

Choreographer(s) : Bagouet, Dominique (France)

Present in collection(s): CNDC - Angers

Video producer : CNDC Angers

en fr

Meublé sommairement [by the CNDC's students] 2/2

Bagouet, Dominique

Angoulême, July 9 1951 - Montpellier, December 9 1992

From 1965, Dominique Bagouet received a classical instruction from Rosella Hightower in Cannes, and was firstly engaged in the Ballet du Grand Théâtre of Geneva at Alfonso Cata's in 1969. He danced the following year with the Félix Blaska's company and joined Béjart's 20th Century Ballet in Brussels. The experience lasted two years and continued with the Chandra group (where Maguy Marin also worked).

Back to Paris in 1974, Dominique Bagouet took tuitions with Carolyn Carlson and Peter Goss. He also danced in the Joseph Russillo's, Anne Béranger's and Peter Goss' companies. Then he left for the United States where he discovered with Jennifer Muller, Lar Lubovitch and others, the techniques of the American schools.

Back to France in 1976, he presented his first choreography “Chansons de nuit” at the Concours de Bagnolet and won the first prize with a mention for research. He then founded his first company. He created play after play, at a fast pace he deplored, in order to make his company survive. Until 1979, he created 14 plays, sometimes hastily and unsatisfactorily.

With “Sous la blafarde”, the young choreographer began to stand out and Montpellier became his haven: the town welcomed the company and gave it the resources to exist as Bagouet was asked to set up and run the Centre Chorégraphique Régional de Montpellier. Besides, he was to create in this town the Festival International Montpellier Danse that he would run until 1982.

Dominique Bagouet created then some of the most outstanding plays in French contemporary choreography, from “Insaisies” (1982) to “Necesito, pièce pour grenade” (1991), the last commission written to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Spanish town.

With plays such as “Déserts d'amour” (1984), “Le Crawl de Lucien” (1985) and “Assaï” (1986), Dominique Bagouet clearly established his own personality and style. All these plays registered his very particular style, sometimes referred to as ‘neobaroque', but above all very subtle and inventive. Bagouet's choreographic approach developed the dance movement with numerous short gestures (movements with hands and feet, special incline of the chest…) with terrific precision and no mannerisms.

Moreover, and this is another characteristic of Bagouet, the choreographer always managed to work with talented artists, such as Christian Boltanski, Pascal Dusapin for “Le Saut de l'ange” (1987), Tristan Murail for “Déserts d'amour” or the actress Nelly Borgeaud for the superb “Meublé sommairement” (1989) choreographically adapted from a novel by Emmanuel Bove.

He also directed two films with Charles Picq: “Tant mieux, tant mieux!” (1983) and “Dix anges, portraits”(1988), from “Le Saut de l'ange".

If a Bagouet style existed, it would also lie in this curiosity which influenced a whole generation.

His company's dancers founded in 1993 Les Carnets Bagouet, an association dedicated to preserving and passing on the choreographer's artistic heritage. They offer the repertoire to other companies and schools.


Source: Extract of “99 biographies pour comprendre la jeune danse française” in les saisons de la danse, summer 97, special issue.


More information: www.lescarnetsbagouet.org

Pulcini, Annabelle

Choreographer, performer, teacher, Annabelle Pulcini has been dancing since 1990 with Dominique Bagouet, Olivia Grandville, Catherine Legrand, Sylvain Prunenec, Loïc Touzé, Latifa Laabissi, Alain Michard, Jennifer Lacey, Mille Plateaux Associés, Hélène Iratchet, Dominique Jégou and Boris Charmatz.


Source: Annabelle Pulcini
More information: http://annabellepulcini.fr

Prunenec, Sylvain

A graduate of the Paris Conservatoire who has been performing since 1985, Sylvain Prunenec began developing his own projects in 1995 with his company, l'Association du 48. For him, collaborations with artists from other fields, particularly musicians (Françoise Rivalland, Fred Bigot alias Electronicat, Manuel Coursin, Sébastien Roux) and writers (Célia Houdart, Mathieu Riboulet), are opportunities for him to question and consider his own dance practice and the place of the performer in the process of creation and presentation.
Between 2000 and 2005, during travels and residencies in several African countries, he forged strong links with African artists, particularly the Adugna company and Faustin Linyekula's Studios Kabako, links which led to an exchange project between Ethiopia, the Congo and France: "KinAddis / Chantiers chorégraphiques", 2004-2005.     More recently, in response to a commission from the Concordan(s)e festival, he collaborated with author Mathieu Riboulet on a duet project “Jetés dehors”, which was first performed in April 2010.
During the 2008-2009 season in residence at the Théâtre de Vanves (Ile-de-France), “Ouvrez!” marked the beginning of a new and ongoing stage in his work, which currently takes the form of a triptych of solos (two of which already existed: "Love me, love me, love me" and "Psycho Killer", 2009), on the themes of love, criminal impulse and sexual ecstasy. This project, under the overall title of "Gare!", was first performed at the Centre National de la Danse Contemporaine (CNDC), Angers in January 2011.
In addition to his performances and improvisations, whether outdoors or in arts venues ("Effroi électrique", "Glacial Topo", "A point", "Station 1"...), Sylvain Prunenec teaches regularly at the CNDC, Angers, where he trains choreographic artists (FAC course).   


Further information:   Company website


Digital resources by the CND Médiathèque  http://mediatheque.cnd.fr/spip.php?page=mediatheque-numerique-ressource&id=PHO00003856 http://mediatheque.cnd.fr/spip.php?page=mediatheque-numerique-ressource&id=PHO00003845  Updating : November 2010

Legrand, Catherine

She is a dancer and performer for different choreographers in recent years and currently Boris Charmatz (the lifting of conflicts), Dominique Jégou (such a small space ...), Laurent Pichaud (subtitle), Déborah Hay (If I sing to you and OO ), Emmanuelle Huynh (has emptied huge), and Loïc Touzé (9).
Between 1994 and 2003, it was with Olivia Grandville, Xavier Marchand, Herve Robbe, Alain Michard, Boris Charmatz, Sylvie Giron.
In 1997 and 2000 she gave birth to her two children.
In 1982 she met Dominique Bagouet, joined his company and developed there until 1993.
Since then, she also regularly teaches repertoire pieces in the movement of the association the bagouet notebooks to different companies (Barc Régine Chopinot, Dance Theater of Ireland, Ballet of Lyon, Ballet of the Rhine, Ccn-Ballet of Nancy), schools Dance School (National School of Marseille, CNDC Angers) and develops projects for amateur groups. She teaches punctually in high schools, primary schools, conservatories (Lyon, Paris, Rennes).
As part of the Musée de la Danse in Rennes, in collaboration with Anne-Karine Lescop, she has been offering since 2009 kinder, a workshop for children.
She assists Dominique Jégou in 2010 for a creation intended for the students of the five conservatories of the Brittany region.


Source: Carnets Bagouet

Meublé sommairement [par les étudiants du CNDC]

Artistic direction / Conception : Catherine Legrand, Annabelle Pulcini, Sylvain Prunenec (transmission de la pièce)

Choreography : Dominique Bagouet

Interpretation : étudiants de la Formation d’Artiste Chorégraphique 3 (FAC 3) : Lou Cantor Clarisse Chanel Talia De Vries Malika Djardi Martin Juvanon du Vachat Miguel Garcia Llorens Corentin Le Flohic Anatole Lorne Martina Musilova Johann Nöhles Marie Orts Mathilde Rance Marcela Santander Corvalàn Lina Schlageter Pierre Tedeschi

Original music : Raymond Boni

Production / Coproduction of the choreographic work : CNDC (Angers)

la FAC, Formation d'Artiste Chorégraphique

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