Professional Guest Artist Performer
Choreographic Assistant and Rehearsal Director
Jury member: Bourse Vaudoise de danse 2023
Choreographer, dancer, and pedagogue, Juliette Rahon is the artistic director of the Company Juliette Rahon & Co based in Geneva. Born in France, Juliette studied at Lyon’s National Regional Conservatory (FR), Real Conservatorio Professional de Danza Mariemma in Madrid (ES), and Iwanson International School of Contemporary Dance in Munich (DE).
She has worked with a variety of choreographers, including Kinsun Chan at the Opernhaus Zürich (CH), Rosamund Gilmore at the Oper Leipzig (DE), Caroline Finn, Patrick Delcroix, Sebastian Zuber, Claire Lefèvre, Heike Hennig, Heidi Weiss, and Isabel Gotzkowsky, among others.
Juliette also received the second Prize at the choreography competition DanzaFirenze in Florence (IT) for her piece Between Reality and Insanity and, was nominated for the Saxonian Dance Award and the Ursula-Cain-Award with the piece 1001 Leben. In 2016, she founded the company Juliette Rahon & Co during the creation of Nomade at the Oper Leipzig and went back to Leipzig in 2017 when she was invited to create a new piece titled La Rencontre.
During the season 2020-21 Juliette started to work on a trilogy production La Dernière Sarabande – ou l’obsolescence programmée. The same year she collaborated with the Chamber Orchestra Alma Mahler for the creation of Magicae in Paris. More recently she choreographed for the Quatuor Arteli the production of Death and the Maiden in Geneva. Juliette has toured with her company across Europe at the Abundance International Dance Festival in Karlstad (SE), the Colombes Festival in Paris (FR), the Zukunftsforum Cello Festival in Augsburg (DE), and the Lystaleypurin Festival in the Faroe Island. Since 2020 she is the choreographic assistant of Kinsun Chan. She is currently doing the choreography revival of Nabucco at Teatro Real in Madrid and at the Opernhaus Zürich, as well as JIT at the Wiener Staatsoper and at Arles Youth Ballet Company.