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Philippe Saire to mentor young choreographers at FACETS 2015

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About Philippe Saire

Philippe Saire’s choreography has earned him prestigious awards like the Young Creator Prize from the Vaud Foundation for Artistic Promotion and Creation in 1988 and the Grand Prize from the same foundation in 1998 and the Swiss Prize for Dance and Choreography in 2004. He is credited with more than forty choreography projects, including Cartographies, a continually renewed initiative combining dance, architecture and video. The Philippe Saire Company has given almost 1000 performances in more than 160 cities across Europe, Africa, Asia and America. For further information click here.
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Swiss choreographer Philippe Saire will participate as a mentor at FACETS, Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts’ International Choreography Residency, in Bangalore.

FACETS 2015 will be held from January 5th to February 5th 2015 in Bangalore. During this period the choreographers will create works which will be premiered at the Attakkalari India Biennial 2015 scheduled between February 6th and 15th.

The Residency will act as a mentored production period in which 16 emerging choreographers will benefit from Philippe Saire’s expertise and experience. The outcome of this mentorship will be a new quality performance piece in a creative environment that will premiere at the Attakkalari India Biennial 2015.
Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts has announced the names of the candidates selected for Facets.
1. Diya Naidu, India
2. Pradeep Gunarathna, Sri Lanka
3. Avantika Bahl, India
4. Hemabharathy Palani, India
5. Prassanna Saikia, India
6. Mehneer Sudan, India
7. Charlotte Jarvis, UK
8. Patrick Lartey, Australia
9. Soo-Hyun Hwang, Korea
10. Woojung Kim, Korea

Partner: Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts
For more information visit www.attakkalaribiennial.org