About

to draw, imagine, magnify

This is my ambition

Julien Guerin began his dance studies at the La Rochelle conservatory in France at the age of 9 years old and completed his training at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris. He trained with teachers as Marie-Paule Cantenys, Isabelle Domljan, Colette Milner, Sergueï Soloviev, Alain Davesne, Cyril Atanassoff, Claude de Vulpian, Jean Guizerix, Wilfried Piollet, Crista Charmolu, Jocelyn Bosser, Christine Gérard, Alain Debrus, Cyril Atanassoff.

 

 

In 2001, he joined the Junior Ballet then, in 2003, the Atlantic Southeast Ballet in Charleston, South Carolina.

After he was graduated with the State Degree as a Ballet Teacher from Centre National de la Danse de Paris in 2005, Julien joined the English National Ballet. In 2006, he performed with the Ballet of the National Opera of Bordeaux and the Scottish Ballet before joining Les Ballets de Monte Carlo as of 2007.

 

 

His repertory notably includes works by Jean-Christophe Maillot, Ashley Page, Maurice Béjart, Derek Deane, Marco Goecke, William Forsythe, David Allan, George Balanchine, Davide Bombana, Nicolo Fonte, Emio Greco among others.

 

 

As a choreographer, Julien has created his first piece “ Suite de danse en Concerto” when he was a student at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de danse de Paris .

 

 

Over the last eight years, he was commissioned for the Académie Princesse Grace in Monaco, the Beijing Dance Academy in China, the Cannes Jeune Ballet Rosella Hightower for the festival “ le Printemps des Arts” and Les Ballets de Monte Carlo in several showcases promoting choreography.

 

 

 

Among those choreographic works are “Chase the Score" in 2008, “Communication à une académie”2010 with the composer Sebastien Gaxie, “Ostinato Graphique” 2011, “Verwirrung der Gefühle” 2012, “Tribulations” 2012, “Soir de fête” in 2013.

 

 

In 2013, he was nominated as a Protégé for the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative.

 

 

In 2014, Julien was a recipient of the New York Choreographic Institute (affiliate of New York City Ballet) in the Spring session where he created “Beaudelaireans Souls” in association with the Composer Gity Razaaz for the music performed with the musicians of Julliard School.

 

 

He created a ballet entitled “Somnia Vertigo”, based upon the fifth symphony of Beethoven for the Académie Princesse Grace. This creation was performed and accompanied by the young Monte-Carlo philharmonic orchestra in june 2014 at Salle Garnier in the Opera of Monaco.

 

 

In 2015 , he created a pas de deux for 2 soloists of les Ballets de Monte Carlo entitled " From a Heartbeat "

In 2016, he created "Theorem68" premiered in Monaco in partnership with the school of fine arts of Monaco , Pavillon Bosio,

he created the pas de deux "Elles" for the Princess Grace Academy on the proposition of Luca Massala

and "Depaysement" created for the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet in Saigon.

 

n 2017, he created a new ballet commissioned by Paola Cantalupo for The Pôle National Supérieur de Danse de Cannes-Mougins Marseille with Gershwin Piano suite : " Piano Poetry" and also " Esquisse " a ballet for six dancers on Riisager 's score Etudes for Princess Grace Academy.

 

In December 2017, he worked at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Danse de Lyon, teaching master classes and choreographic workshops.

 

 

In January 2018, he was selected in the 6 finalists among more than 40 applicants all over Europe.

He particularly remained the only French applicant out of 14 to reach the finale of the Emergent Choreographers Contest held at the Opera National de Bordeaux to perform one of his works.

 

 

 

In May 2018, he conceived a new piece « les labilités amoureuses » created for the Emergent Choreographers Contest held at Opéra National de Bordeaux:

 

He there was awarded by the "Fondation de la danse" receiving the Audience Award after the performance.

 

 

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