Xavier Le Roy


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  • Dancer and Choreographer

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  • ISEA2010

    Xavier Le Roy studied molecular biology at the University of Montpellier and has worked as a dancer and choreographer since 1991. From 1997 to 2003 he was artist in residence at the Podewil, Berlin. He choreographed solo performances Self Unfinished (1998), Product of Circumstances (1999), was invited by Tanz im August Festival to work with Yvonne Rainer Meetings (2000), realized Xavier le Roy (2000), a piece from Jérôme Bel; choreographed Giszelle (2001) in collaboration with Eszter Salamon; and Project (2003) a piece for 15 performers. He also staged Das Theater der Wiederholungen (2003) an opera from Bernhard Lang and Mouvements für Lachenmann (2005) an evening concert with music from Helmut Lachenmann. With the Berliner Philharmoniker Educational Project he choreographed Ionisation from Edgar Varèse with 40 children. Since 2004 he is involved in various educational programs. In 2007 he choreographed a solo on the music of Igor Stravinsky Le Sacre du Printemps. In 2008 he continues is research on musician gesture and creates More Mouvements für Lachenmann. In 2007-2008 he is associated artist at Centre Chorégraphique National de Montpellier (France) where he co-direct the education program and together with 9 artists initiated the project 6 months 1 location to explore specific working conditions. In 2009 he presents To contemplate at the festival In-Presentable-Madrid and Xavier fait du Rebutoh at the museum of Dance in Rennes which he reworks to premiere in PAF under the title: Product of Other Circumstances. In 2010, he created Floor Pieces at the Julia Stoscheck Collection in Düsseldorf and is invited as a fellow artist in residence at the MIT Program in Art Culture and Technology (Cambridge, USA).


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  • FR


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