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Art Danse à Pamiers
First Edition

International Dance Workshop
from 26 to 30, July 2021


Artistic Direction Art Danse à Pamiers / Faizal Zeghoudi
Collaboration with le collectif L&G de l’E


Anton lachky


Born in 1982 in Slovakia, Anton started to dance at the age of 5, in the folk dance company Maly Vtácnik. He continued his dance education at the J.L.Bellu Conservatory in Banská Bystrica, where he collaborated with friends and also participated in M.A.P.A. (Moving Academy for Performing Arts).From there he went on to train at the University of Bratislava in 2001, followed by further training at P.A.R.T.S., headed by A.Teresa de Keersmeaker (Belgium).

Anton became member of Akram Khan Company in March 2004 and toured "MA" for two years. (48 countries all over the world). Anton Lachky is co-founder of Les SlovaKs Dance Collective. They created their first piece "Opening Night" in 2006 and premiered it in October 2007, then Journey Home (2009) , Fragments (2011). In three creations, the collective acquires a planetary fame.

Anton founded his own company in 2012. "Mind a Gap" (2013) was his first autonomous creation, followed by « Side Effects" and « Cartoon » (2017) . This first creation for young public earned him the Price of the Culture Minister Alda Greoli. All these creations were met with great enthusiasm by the public, the press and the dance community. They all toured worldwide. « Cartoon » and « Side effect » are still touring internationally. In 2019 he creates the fourth production of his company: « LUDUM ». Premiere in La Balsamine. (BXL)

His work brings together western educated dance, and shreds of eastern folk and pop culture. Thanks to the "Puzzle work", a technic of composition he created, Anton's shows demonstrate an extremely virtuosic and sophisticated dance language. Both extremely specialist and widely addressed to all audiences, his work connects different cultural backgrounds, to deliver a joyful, and strong and unique experience !

Praised and invited by major institutions, Anton has created some fifteen pieces over the last ten years. As a guest choreographer, he created "Softandhard" - Helsinki City Theater, "Heaven is the place" for Prague DOT 504, "Perfect Day To Dream" (Best choreography/Griman Award 2012 in Iceland) for Iceland Dance Company, "Kids in a play" (nominated for « Best choreography ») for Liberdance / Zagreb, "Sens Interdit" for Bodhi Project (SEAD), "Magical Road" for St-Gallen, « Wonderland" for GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, « A demain » for the Biennale of Venice, « Dreamers » for the Scottish dance Theater, "Private games, chapter one" Body Traffic/ Los Angeles (US), Family Journey for DOT 504, (CZ), « Triology » for Collective Cla (Costa Rica). Nocna Iluzia/Narodni Divaldo (SK); « Fortuneville » for the Icelandic Dance Company ( nominated for Best choreographer at the Griman Award 2018). In november 2018, he creates for Central Europe Dance Theater « Special society » in Budapest (HU).

He created a system called Anton Lachky-Puzzle Work. His teaching activities are wide ranging. He has been invited in most of the countries in the world over last 10 years.


Rakesh sukesh

Rakesh started his career as a bollywood dancer with a dance company in kerala/india. during this period, he worked in several films as a dancer and assistant choreographer. in 2003, he joined attakkalari centre for movement arts, a contemporary dance company in bangalore. As a part of the company, Rakesh performed at various national and international venues. he was part of three major productions under the direction of Jayachandran Palazy (artistic director and choreographer of attakkalari).

During his time with the company, he was exposed to intensive training of the ancient indian martial art form kalaripayattu. since 2009, Rakesh has been working as an independent artist. Between july and august 2009, he participated in the apprenticeship program with magpie umbrella organization under the direction of katie duck (artistic director, teacher and performer) in amsterdam. since then, he has been invited several times to perform with magpie. in the past years, Rakesh has been working on developing a contemporary movement method called payatt intransit – using kalarippayattu and contemporary movement techniques, yoga and energy work.

He has been invited to teach payatt intransit at various festivals and for companies such as sidi larbi’s company, ultima vez, impuls tanz, at the summer festival/summer schools of deltebre danza spain, tanzfabrik berlin, colombo dance factory zurich, dancentrumjette brussels, university of costa rica, bremen theater (samir akika), sead in salzburg and so on. He also works as freelance performer/choreographer, collaborating with various artists and doing solo works & improvisations. he currently lives in zurich, switzerland, dividing his time between europe and asia.

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