Project Description


CND Lyon and Pantin


Examining the notion of the performer through its legal and economic dimensions, as well as from a historical and lexical point of view: when and why do we talk of dancers or of performers? The floor is open to performers, who are rarely heard or questioned, and most often overshadowed by a study of works or choreographers. These study days deal with the diversity of careers, risk-taking, as well as the question of training.

Questioning what production is means examining a multiple profession. What is covered by this terminology, specifically in live performance, and in the dance field? A focus on the production budget will round off this programme.

Artists and theorists examining the place of language in dance and discourses about dance have been invited to reflect together about the diversity of experiences and points of view.