Damien Jalet


Portrait of Damien Jalet

Franco-Belgian choreographer Damien Jalet explores the intersections between dance and other media, such as music, visual arts, cinema, theater and fashion. In 2017, he staged Skid in Gothenburg with 17 dancers performing on a 107 ft² platform inclined at 34 degrees. Recently, he designed Mist for the famous Dutch company NDT, and Planet (Wanderer), shown at the Théâtre de Chaillot in Paris in September 2021.

Damien Jalet was named a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government in 2013. He is an associate artist of the Grand Théâtre de Genève Ballet.

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