The solo Up close ! (April 2024) will be invented in collaboration with the dancer, choreographer and director Thierry Thieû Niang and HUIT (October 2025), piece for eight performers centered on the writing of the dance will deepen the notion of "choreographic character". Dance cinema without cinema!
For each of the creations, we are looking for co-producers and pre-sales.
l’œil, l’oreille et le lieu is back to Belgium after a month of creation residency and a tour of 14 performances in 5 different places in Norway:
- Wednesday 28 September at 6 p.m. at the Raffinerie - Brussels
- Friday 30 September at 8 p.m. at Les Écuries - Charleroi
- Wednesday 9 November at 7:00 p.m. at Théâtre de Liège / Forum Sans Transition!
> Infos & booking
l'œil, l'oreille et le lieu (the eye, the ear and the place), new dance-cinema duet performed by Sara Tan and David Drouard, will be premiered in Norway at Stormen Konserthus as part of the Bodø Biennale on 1 September 2022. This will be followed by 12 performances in 5 Norwegian venues. The Company will be in residence at Baerum Kulturhus in Sandvika/Oslo from 28 July to 12 August and at Stormen Konserthus in Bodø from 15 to 31 August. Throughout its presence in Norway, workshops for different audiences will be led by the dancers and the choreographer.
> touring agenda
The Royal Academy of Belgium regularly offers grants to artists in various disciplines, but until now has never awarded one to choreographic creation. As a member of the arts class, Michèle Noiret defended the granting of a scholarship to support a young creator in the field of contemporary dance. The grant was awarded to Sara Tan, a dancer with the Company. Sara and Eric Bribosia, the musician who accompanies her, will take over the large patio of the Palais des Académies for their performance which will take place on 18 June 2022 as part of the 250th anniversary of the Academy > infos
At the invitation of her friend the choreographer Thomas Lebrun, Michèle Noiret will improvise a short dance to open the show 1001 danses, on Saturday 28 May 2022 at 20h at the Halles de Schaerbeek. « An ode to choreographic and human diversity. A living encyclopaedia where 1001 dances showcase 1001 experiences, from laughter to tears, from humour to sensitivity, from questions to the other’s taste. Exuberance. Madness. Caricature. Restriction. Intensity. Interiority. Freedom. Pleasure. Chill. And tribute. » > infos
A new dance/cinema project l'œil, l'oreille et le lieu, targeting in particular teenagers is being prepared for September. The aim of this creation is to develop and share ecological and social question that particularly concerns the young generation, the one that will invent the society of tomorrow. The team is in creative residency at Charleroi danse from 28 March to 8 April and 23 May to 10 June 2022. > infos
Michèle Noiret will propose a dance performance during the evening of support to Ukraine on Friday 20 May 2022 at 8 pm at the Namur Concert Hall of the Grand Manège, at the invitation of David Linx, sponsor of the event. Entrance fee: 30€ - Reservation: www.nanamur.be - 081.24.70.60. To support SOLIDUS UNIT: www.solidus-unit.org
In November 2019, Michèle Noiret transmitted an excerpt of her solo Palimpseste to Caterina Campo, then a student at the Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance, directed by Susan Quin, for her final exam. This time it is Caterina, with the help of the choreographer, who will pass on in April the same excerpt to the young dancer Pauline Demey from the CNSMD in Lyon for her final exam.
20 & 21 November 2021 - Théâtre de Liège / The choreographer participates in the international jury which will award the winning project of this second edition of the Dansathon. This event is co-organized by the Maison de la Danse in Lyon, Sadler’s Wells in London and the Théâtre de Liège > Infos
Friday 24th September 2021, Arkadia is offering a unique tour of the Solvay Hotel, one of the most prestigious Art Nouveau mansions in Brussels built by Victor Horta. Program: A performance danced by Michèle Noiret accompanied by clarinetist Jean-Louis Marchand and tour guide from Arkadia, specialist in the history of Hôtel Solvay (FR & EN) / Drink with the artists. > Infos / Album
Before being cut off in its tracks, Le Chant des ruines was performed at Chaillot. This was a bizarrely prophetic piece, complete with a catastrophic landscape and masked dancers: a fictional image that became reality. > Read the press
David Drouard, Michèle Noiret's artistic collaborator, will propose a workshop on 4 and 5 May 2021 at L'Estive, Scène Nationale de Foix et de l'Ariège, where Le Chant des ruines was due to be performed on 23 March 2021. The date of the performance has been postponed to April 12, 2022.
Somewhere between dystopia and environmental drama, the performance that Michèle Noiret created last season, Le Chant des ruines, illustrates the concerns of the choreographer concerning our future. Inevitably, the current health crisis has put her tour on hold and has shed new light on this anticipatory project. > Read the article
The documentary "Michèle Noiret à contrechamp" by Tanguy Cortier and Alice Gorissen will be broadcast this Monday, July 6 at 11:15 p.m. on La Trois / RTBF and free access on Auvio throughout the summer. "A portrait where one feels the requirement, the lucidity about herself and also the love for this father, Joseph, member of the Cobra group, dearly cherished." Christian Jade
> Watch : https://www.rtbf.be/auvio/
Le Chant des ruines has been presented from February 18 to 22, 2020 at the Théâtre National in Brussels. Back to the press.
"A surprising piece whose strength is due to its breaking of rhythms, which introduce into this grim vision moments of exquisite dance and welcome short humorous sequences." Le Soir
"With simple means and an inventive use of imaging technology, Michèle Noiret provides an X-ray image of our time, lucid, but in which hope remains." Le Vif
“Michèle Noiret revitalises her vocabulary, without renouncing her creative identity. The performance orchestrated here by the choreographer ventures a lighter immediacy in metaphor.” La Libre Belgique