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Jean Gérald Dorseuil Dancer

Having completed a scholarship at the Paul et Yvonne Goubé school of dance in Paris, at the London Studio Centre and then at the Princess Grace school in Monaco, Jean Gérald Dorseuil participated in numerous ballets in France and abroad at the heart of the Wallonia Royal Opera, the Scottish Ballet, the Gigi Caciuleanu, the Hagen theatre Ballet as well as the Blanca Li company...). He would go on to obtain a Diplôme d’État, majoring in classical dance, at the Centre de Danse du Barrou (The Barrou Dance Centre) in Sète.

At the same time he was also working as a trainer in various companies such as The Emmanuel Gat Company and the Kommish Oper and was participating in educational and cultural projects.

In 2010, he was invited to Ausland, Territory for Experimental Music Performance and Art, in Berlin, to create a performance based on the philosopher Walter Benjamin’s essay The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, which he called Destructibility++.

In 2008, he was invited to choreograph a ballet El Amor Brujo, for which he worked with the orchestra and directed twenty dancers.

In 2005, he worked on the film Round-Around (Appartement) with the visual artist Raoul Hébréhard for the Festival of Contemporary Art in Nice and Avignon.

In 1997, he started working with Blanca Li on Le Songe du Minotaure. This meeting meant he assisted with the choreography for Borderline, created for the Komische Oper in Berlin in 2001 as well as for the film Le Défi, centred on the world of hip hop.

He also worked at the Museum Night event Nuit des Musées in 2006, at the Toulon Maison de la Photographie.