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Montpellier • FrancePlatform member
ICI-CCN centre chorégraphique national de Montpellier
Boulevard louis blanc,
34000 Montpellier, France
Following in the footsteps of Dominique Bagouet (1984 to 1992) and Mathilde Monnier (1994 to 2013), it is now Christian Rizzo’s turn (since 2015) to write a new page in the book of the National Choreographic Centre of Montpellier (CCN, Centre Chorégraphique National).
Now named ICI, for Institut Chorégraphique International (International Choreographic Institute), the CCN develops a transversal vision of creation, training, artistic education and audience outreach. With its foundations firmly set in practices and territories, the new project is above all a zone of prospection which integrates artists, writes the score for choreographic act and explores the expression of shared experience.
In the face of the transformation that dance is undergoing today, it is necessary to pursue and reactivate the momentum of this tool for choreographic creation, production and training.
In this way, the ICI—CCN project explores ground common to all it does, in order to weave connections based on curiosity and ambition between artists, audiences, students, non-professionals and researchers.