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  • Underdogs
  • Fri. 22 September 2023 (8 p.m.)
    HELLERAU / Dresden (Germany)
  • Hip-Hop Nakupenda
  • Tue. 12 December 2023 (2:30 p.m.)
    POLE-SUD - CDCN / Strasbourg (67)
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. In 2023/2024, the par Terre / Anne Nguyen Dance Company is an associate artist to Théâtre Molière -> Sète scène nationale archipel de Thau (34), La Manufacture CDCN Nouvelle-Aquitaine Bordeaux • La Rochelle, with the support of ministère de la Culture, Théâtre de Choisy-le-Roi, Scène conventionnée d’intérêt national – Art et création pour la diversité linguistique (94), and is taking part in an artist-in-residence program in Ivry-sur-Seine, in partnership with la briqueterie - CDCN (94). Anne Nguyen is invited to an artistic and cultural co-construction at La Maison des Métallos in January 2024.

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 many international venues, including PACT Zollverein in Essen, Akademie der Künste in Berlin, Tanztheater Wuppertal, 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, Frascati in Amsterdam and Sadlers Wells in London.


  • Kata, production 2017


“Anne Nguyen turns the hip-hop dancer into a modern-day hero, representative of the youngsters who struggle within precarious and violent environments. A hero who’s attached to his art, which is first and foremost a culture and a lifestyle – in spite of all political distortions. ”

La Terrasse – Nathalie Yokel (17 December 2022)


“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)


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