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Isabelle Horovitz Dancer

Accepted by the Opéra National School of Dance in Paris in 1973, Isabelle excelled in all of her classes from the 5th to the 1st division up to June 1979.

She then joined the Wallonia Royal Ballet under the artistic direction of Jorge Lefebvre where she became a soloist and ensemble dancer and eventually first soloist.

Upon her return to France in 1988, she rejoined the Nancy-Lorraine National Ballet as a soloist, guided by Patrick Dupond and participating in the contemporary guest choreographic creations of: Ulysse Dove, Daniel Larrieu, Thierry Malandain, Lionel Hoche to name a few.

Returning to Paris in 1993, she obtained a Dance Teaching Diplôme d’Etat at the IFEDEM and regularly collaborates with the Opéra National in Paris as both dancer and mime artist as well as with Jean-Christophe Maillot and Thierry Malandain. As first soloist in various Operas: La Traviate, Les Contes by Hoffman as well as Operettas, she also went of tour with the Nice Ballet Théâtre then the Comédie Française in Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, in which she provided the dance section. She then went on to work with the Péniche Opéra. She was selected by Emir Kusturica, to interpret the role of the good sister in the rock opera Le Temps des Gitans and danced La Chute des Anges Rebelles (the downfall of the rebel angels) for the 6ème Étage dance company.

Since 2007, her path has led her to create contemporary pieces whether in dance, performance or video-art.