About

JULIEN GUÉRIN

CHOREOGRAPHER

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.

 

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