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Dance Arts Faculty > Artists and Teachers > Celia Amade

Country: France

Celia was born in Nice (France) where she studied at the Conservatoire Regional from 1995 till 2001 under the tutelage of Jerome Benezech. She continued at the Conservatoire Superieur of Musique and Danse of Lyon in 2001 where she obtained her Diploma in choreography in 2004. She joined IT DANSA in Barcelona directed by Catherine Allard, where she explored and performed the works of Stein Celis, Peter Zuska, Jiri Kylian ,Tony Fabre, Ramon Oller and Nacho Duato. Celia then joined NDT2 in 2005. She went on to work with Nederlands Dans Theater until 2014. During those years came into encounter with Gustavo Ramirez, Ivan Perez, Stefan Toss, Alexander Ekman, Lightfoot/Leon, Enrich Olvodaivo, Marco Goecke, Johan Inger, Azure Barton, Teo Saarinen, William Forsythe, Amanda Miller, Ohad Naharin and Jiri Kylian. Since then she had worked as assistant – rehearsal director for the ZfinMalta Company, has given several dance masterclasses, assisted choreographer such as Ivan Perez and Alexander Ekman. She has choreographed several pieces of her own “Blink of an eye” and “Under the same moon”for Switch project at NDT,”Earth”with the theater director Maxim Didencko for the New Alexandrinsky theater in St Petersbourg ,Russia in 2015,”A tear and a smile”for Kanon Dance St Petersbourg in 2015”Pilgrims Journey”in 2015 created at Cloud and performed in Nice ,”Calm upon you”for Omaggio Goa in India in 2016, “Petrichor” in The Hague for Korzo Theater in 2016. Celia continues to delve into her fascination for movement, art, the world, human kind in all its complexity following the path of expression and sharing within her own work.