© Blandine Soulage
“Beyond the competition, it is necessary to remain true to oneself and respectful with other contestants – you are getting together for a form of art you all share a passion for. You have this common love for dance, a dance that is about meeting and sharing.”
Contemporary coach for Richard Wherlock‘s variations at the Prix de Lausanne 2020
She was born in Metz (France) and began her training at the age of 6 at her Regional Conservatoire.
In 1997, she entered the Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique et de Danse of Paris.
In 2001, she became a member of Ballet Basel directed by Richard Wherlock where she danced choregraphies from Richard Wherlock, Jiří Kylián, Mauro Bigonzetti or Hanz van Manen.
In 2008, she entered the Ballet de Lyon, directed by Yorgos Loukos.
She worked with Mats Ek, William Forsythe, Jiří Kylián, Maguy Marin, Jérôme Bel and danced choregraphies from Trisha Brown, Merce Cunnigham, Ohad Naharin,Angelin Preljocaj, Peeping Tom .
This year, she began learning the Benesh Notation at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris.