Dimitri Chamblas

 
 

Dimitri Chamblas joined The Paris Opera School at the age of ten, and then continued, studying contemporary dance at the Conservatoire National de Lyon

He danced with many choreographers such as Emmanuelle Huynh, Boris Charmatz, Le Ballet Atlantique Régine Chopinot and Mathilde Monnier. He worked with Jean-Paul Gaultier, Andy Goldsworthy, Jean le Gac and composer Heiner Goebbels. 

In 1992, he co-founded EDNA with the choreographer Boris Charmatz. Together, they organized events, performances and exhibitions. Their duo A bras-le-corps has been performed in world-renowned theaters and festivals all over the world; and has just entered the repertoire of Opéra national de Paris. They also choreographed Les Disparates, a solo for Boris Charmatz.

In 1996, together with Mathilde Monnier, Dimitri Chamblas created the “research and writing residence”, an opportunity for artists to establish personal creative space outside of the traditional production process.

In 2011, he has also been consulted by Millepied to elaborate the Los Angeles Dance Project. In 2013 Dimitri Chamblas was nominated as artistic director of the 3e Scène of the Paris Opera. He founded this creative digital platform by inviting artists to commissioning to conceive original artworks as Alex Prager, Glen Keane, Mathieu Amalric, Xavier Veilhan, Bret Easton Ellis, Julien Prévieux, Guillaume Forsythe, Rubber Legz, United Artists, Bertrand Bonello.

In 2016, he launched Studio Dimitri Chamblas, an umbrella organisation which includes his projects and collaborations, of which the duo with Marie-Agnès Gillot, a principal dancer, is a part. Included also his participation in Boris Charmatz’s new creation for the Volksbühne in Berlin and a project with the architect François Perrin for the Performa Biennial in New York.