Boris Charmatz. Copyright Liselotte Habets.
Boris Charmatz (b. 1973, Chambéry, France) is a Paris-based dancer and choreographer. Charmatz co-founded the Edna Association in 1992 with Dimitri Chamblas. During a residency at the National Centre of Dance from 2002-2004, he developed the Bocal project, a nomadic and ephemeral school and research group. Since 2009, Charmatz has been the director of the Rennes and Brittany National Choreographic Centre, which he has transformed into the Musée de la Danse (Dancing Museum). Major works include Levée des conflits (Suspension of Conflicts) (2010); La danseuse malade (The Sick Dancer) (2008); héâtre-élévision (2002); herses (une lente introduction) (1997); and À bras-le-corps (Total Embrace) (1993). Charmatz was most recently appointed Associate Artist at the Festival d’Avignon in June 2011.
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