«Cédric Andrieux» is a solo for the eponymous dancer Cédric Andrieux. This piece is a self-contemplation of his career : first of all his training as a contemporary dancer in the city of Brest (France), and at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, then as a perfomer in the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in New York, and recently at the Lyon Opera Ballet. «Cédric Andrieux» is line with a serie of performances initiated in 2004 with a solo for the dancer of the corps de ballet of the Paris Opéra, Véronique Doisneau. In 2005 came Isabel Torres, ballerina of the Teatro Municipal of Rio de Janeiro, and Pichet Klunchun and myself, a duet created in Bangkok with Khôn (classical royal dance of Thailand) choreographer and dancer Pichet Klunchun. Lutz Förster, finally, is a solo for the performer of Pina Bausch, Bob Wilson, and the José Limòn Dance Company.
These three productions are built on the experience and savoir-faire of performers who have all made their mark as dancers. Each specialises in a particular type of dance - classical ballet, Thai classical dance and modern American dance – and so each artist has a practice that is clearly distinct from that of art historians, critics and choreographers.
The 13th performance project of the LISTE is curated by Eva Birkenstock.
by and with : Cédric Andrieux
with extracts of pieces by : Trisha Brown (Newark), Merce Cunningham (Biped, Suite for 5), Philippe Tréhet (Nuit Fragile), Jérôme Bel (The show must go on)
coaches : Jeanne Steele (Merce Cunningham) and Lance Gries (Trisha Brown)
coproduction : Théâtre de la Ville (Paris), Festival d'Automne (Paris), R.B. Jérôme Bel (Paris)
supported by : Centre National de la Danse (Paris), La Ménagerie de Verre (Paris), Baryshnikov Arts Center (New York)
thanks to : Thérèse Barbanel, Trevor Carlson and Yorgos Loukos
artistic advice and company development : Rebecca Lee
production manager : Sandro Grando
R.B Jérôme Bel is supported by the Direction régionale des affaires culturelles d'Ile-de-France, French Ministry for Culture and Communication, and by the Institut Français, French Ministry for Foreign Affairs, for its international tours.