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PAR TERRE / ANNE NGUYEN DANCE COMPANY

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  • Kata, création 2017. © Homard Payette
  • Kata, création 2017. © Homard Payette
  • bal.exe, production 2014. © Thomas Bohl
  • bal.exe, création 2014. © Thomas Bohl
  • Lettres à Zerty, création 2015. © Thomas Bohl
  • PROMENADE OBLIGATOIRE, production 2012. © Philippe Gramard
  • PROMENADE OBLIGATOIRE, production 2012. © Philippe Gramard
  • Yonder Woman, production 2010. © Philippe Gramard
  • Yonder Woman, production 2010. © Philippe Gramard
  • Autarcie (….), production 2013. © Philippe Gramard
  • Autarcie (….), production 2013. © Philippe Gramard
  • Racine Carrée, production 2007. © Jean Barak

Upcoming performances for this season

  • À mon bel amour
  • > *Excerpts* Sat. 14 Nov. 2020 (6:30 p.m.)
    Palais de la Porte Dorée / Paris (75)
  • Kata
  • > Fri. 19 March 2021 (8:30 p.m.)
    Scène 55 / Mougins (06)
  • Autarcie (....)
  • > Sat. 10 Oct. 2020 (8:30 p.m.)
    Théâtre municipal / Sens (89)
  • Dance of the city warriors
  • > Tue. 13 April 2021 (young audience)
    Les Infaillibles Festival / La Faïencerie, scène conventionnée / Creil (60)
Founded by choreographer, writer and theatre director Anne Nguyen, the par Terre Dance Company has been presenting dance and theatre-dance shows in France and internationally since 2005.

Appointed Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2015, Anne Nguyen was awarded the Nouveau Talent Chorégraphie SACD prize in 2013. She was an associate artist to Chaillot – Théâtre national de la Danse from 2015 to 2018. The par Terre Dance Company / Anne Nguyen is in residency at Théâtre André Malraux in Chevilly-Larue for the 2020/21 season.

Her first solo, Square Root, won second prize in the Masdanza contemporary choreography competition in 2009.

Since 2005, Anne Nguyen’s shows have performed at many prestigious festivals, such as Holland Festival in Amsterdam, Tanz im August Festival in Berlin, Crossing The Line Festival in New-York, OzAsia Festival in Adélaïde, URB Festival in Helsinki, Tanz Bremen Festival, Huê Festival in Vietnam, Dies de Dansa Festival in Barcelona and Festival d’Avignon.

They have performed in leading French theatres, including La Villette, Chaillot – Théâtre national de la Danse, CN D, Nouveau théâtre de Montreuil - CDN, Opéra de Massy, numerous Scènes nationales and Scènes conventionnées, and at several international venues, including PACT Zollverein in Essen, l’Akademie der Künste in Berlin, Mercat de les flors in Barcelona, NorrlandsOperan in Umeå, Dansens Hus in Stockholm, Dansehallerne in Copenhagen, TQW in Vienna, KVS in Brussels, tanzhaus NRW in Düsseldorf, TanzTheater International in Hanover and Sadlers Wells in London.

Productions

  • Kata, production 2017

“It could be described as a sort of b-boying performance in the style of Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker. Or rather a kind of breakdance integrating the concepts of William Forsythe. Choreographer Anne Nguyen is used to these kinds of comments about her work. She understands the comparison as she is keen to deconstruct hip-hop vocabulary in order to reconstruct it, like a puzzle, to build her complex choreographies to increasing acclaim.”

Libération – Eve Beauvallet (5 May 2015)

“No-one in hip-hop has reinvented the art of the dance move in the way that she has. Anne Nguyen is to breakdance or popping what the research of Merce Cunningham or Lucinda Childs is to contemporary dance: an extremely lucid look at choreographic composition and movement, the overall effect resulting in an abstraction that overflows with musicality, dynamism and joy.”

Artistik Rezo – Thomas Hahn (5 May 2015)

“Since 2005, Anne Nguyen follows her pared down yet imperious artistic line, carving straight and sharp without deviating from her aspirations, even less from the fundamentals of her discipline. With a scientific background, she puts hip-hop movement through the mill to extract spectacular equations, uncluttered yet always surprising. A love of constraints and a passion to sublimate them: typical Nguyen.”

Le Monde Magazine – Rosita Boisseau (13 April 2012)

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