Introducing Laure Bachelot

Laure Bachelot

French-born UK based artist, Laure Bachelot will join the Dance Integrated Australia team to deliver the Beyond Technique Residency #3 at Bundanon Trust’s Riversdale property near Nowra from 1 – 8 November 2015.

Led by Creative Director, Philip Channells the Beyond Technique Residency was Australia’s first disability-inclusive dance residency held at Bundanon Trust in the winter of 2013. Artists travelled from across Australia and New Zealand to attend this skills development and performance making project.

To access the Expression of Interest form, click here.

With support from the AMP Foundation’s Tomorrow Makers Fund, Dance Integrated Australia will invite a team of artistic collaborators from Sydney and regional NSW working across different artistic modalities. For the 2015 project collaborators include: Laure Bachelot, James Brown, Sean Campbell, Philip Channells, Sam James, Lee-Anne Litton, Katina Olsen & Dominic Rado.

Laure Bachelot has worked in the UK with Philip Channells and Australian dancer, Sarah Black. With her experiences rooted in contemporary and disability-inclusive dance, she joins the artistic line up for the Beyond Technique Residency #3 as a Choreographic / Workshop Assistant.

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Photo: Chris Mercer

BIOGRAPHY

Laure Bachelot is originally from the Loire Valley in France, where she started her training with ballet and jazz. In 2002 she obtained her Choreographic Studies Diploma in contemporary dance from the Conservatoire National de Region d’ Angers.

She then moved to London and joined the London Contemporary Dance School where she obtained a BA (Hons) and a PG Diploma in Performance. As a member of EDge06 Laure performed nationally and internationally works from Trisha Brown, Siobhan Davies, Sue MacLennan and Anais Bouts.

Since, Laure created and performed with various companies and independent artists including Melly Still, Rick Nodine, Al Nedjari, Thomas Mettler (CH), Filip Van Huffel (Retina Dance Company BE) Dante or Die Theatre, Charlotte Spencer Projects, Sarah Fahie, Simonetta Alessandri and Jasmin Vardimon.

Laure recently worked with the highly acclaimed theatre company Punchdrunk on the creation and season of The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable and the National Theatre on the creation and performance of the War Horse Prom as part of the BBC Proms concert series at the Royal Albert Hall.

As a freelance teacher Laure taught across the UK for various organizations including The Place, gDA, Laban, City Lit, Candoco, Retina Dance Company, Dance4, CargoGreen and Junk Orchestra and has extensive experience working in Special Educational Need schools with learning difficulties students. Laure is also a STOTT PILATES® Instructor.

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body, AMP Foundation and Bundanon Trust. This project is endorsed by the World Dance Alliance. Dance Integrated Australia is an Associate Organisation of Ausdance NSW 2016 – 2018.

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