Fabrice Edelmann

He is currently a teacher of the famous Nacho Duato repertoire. He is also a visiting professor of International level and has tought numerous choreography workshops.

Fabrice Edelmann is born in Geneva, Switzerland. He graduates at the École de Danse de Genève under the direction of Beatriz Consuelo, where he gets a full formation in classical and contemporary  techniques. He quickly joins the young company of the school Le Ballet Junior of the same director, where he acquires a professional experience, dancing pieces from Ivonice Satie, Iracity Cardoso, Beatriz Consuelo, Frederic Gafner or Myriam Naisy.

In 1994 he joins the Hagen Ballet of Richard Wherlock who he will be working with for many years as a soloist, following him to the Luzerner Ballet (CH), the Komische Oper Berlin (D) and finaly the Ballet Basel (CH). He dances leading roles in choreographies from Ed Wube, Orjan Anderson, Nils Christie, Myriam Naisy, Itzik Galili and Richard Wherlock.

In 2002 he joins  the Compañía Nacional de Danza under Nacho Duato’s direction, widening his experience with works of worldwide reknown choreographers such as Ohad Naharin, Jiri Kylian, William Forsythe, Mats Ek, Wim Vandekeybus, Yoko Taira, Gentian Doda and Nacho Duato. In the season 2008 he becomes rehearsals director of the Compañía Nacional de Danza 2, which he will be directing in 2010.

At the moment he’s working as an international guest teacher, giving choreographical workshops of Duato’s repertoire, and combining it with dancing projects. Beside his work as a coach and dancer, he is involved in different production projects, such as the International Gala Somos Arte in Valencia.

It is fortunate to have such a rich professional career, in which I have met great dance professionals and lived important experiences, so now it enriches me to be able to transmit technique, emotions and everything. that the dance has given me
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