France “The Vertical Dance KIT” May 13-19, 2019

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France “The Vertical Dance KIT” May 13-19, 2019

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Vertical Dance KIT – From 13th to 19th of May 2019 – is an international event which gather the main Vertical Dance actors and institutions specialized in Circus arts, architecture and Street Art.

First time in France ! This event will bring together artists, researchers, academics, architects and supporting structures of Vertical Dance in KIT.

Each one will take possession of a “toolbox” which gives the subjects to explore all the verticality of a territory and the techniques to apprehend the vertical dance.

We will find the concept of the Kit throughout the event and in all its forms, in spaces of Paris and French County « Val de Marne ».

Each appointment will give you a piece of the Kit that will make up the vertical geography of this event.


For this event, we launch a call for participation !

Registration is open to 15 professional dancers, circus artists and Vertical Dance specialists who are interested in participating in dance laboratories during 3 days of laboratories and 2 days of public encounters and presentations, with the 6 international Vertical Dance choreographers – VDF members: Lindsey Butcher, Chantal McCormick, Wanda Moretti, Kate Lawrence, Marija Scekic, Julia Taffe. The artistic coordinator is Fabrice Guillot (Retouramont).

Please find the detail in the document attached – application must be sent before January 31st : CALL FOR PARTICIPATION



Today the partners who support this event are :

De rue et De cirque (2r2c) arts cooperative Paris 13th district: workshops and performances

La Briqueterie-Val-de-Marne Choreographic Development Centre and the Theatre Jean Vilar of Vitry-sur-Seine : PERSPECTIVES ACTIVES -> workshops and performances

Les Grands Voisins Paris 14th district, refurbished old hospital Saint-Vincent-de-Paul: workshops and performances

Béton Salon (Paris) – Médiathèque de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine (Charenton-le-Pont) : Conference and Symposium

Hardbloc – Climbing room in Alfortville: workshops

Training Centre – Pole de Danse Verticale in Charenton-Le-Pont: VERTICAL DANCE WORKSHOPS -> from May 13th to 17th



Lucie Jacquot