Contemporary Program Guest Artist Choreographer • July 18-24
2012 School Programs
Born in Nantes, France, Tony Fabre began his professional career with the
Karlsruhe Ballet before becoming a Soloist with Maurice Bejart's Ballet du XXeme Siécle and then a Principal Dancer with the Royal Ballet and the Basler Ballet. Fabre joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza in 1991 as Principal Invited Dancer and danced in works by Nacho Duato, Jirí Kylián, Mats Ek, Ohad Naharin, William Forsythe and Hans van Manen. He began choreographing for the company's workshops during this period. In 1997, Fabre began setting Nacho Duato's ballets on many of the top ballet companies in the world. In 1999, he became Co-Artistic Director of Compañía Nacional de Danza 2 (CND2). Since then, he has choreographed six dances for them: Holberg Suite (2000), Rooms (2001), White man sleeps (2003), Violon d'ingres (2005), Insected (2008) and Carmen Replay (2010). Insected was honored with the Premio de Coreografía de Danza Villa de Madrid 2009. In 2009, Fabre created Sea through for the Tulsa Ballet and Ismael for the Ballet Béjart Lausanne.