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Juliette Rahon

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Guest Artist Performer
Choreographic Assistant and Rehearsal director
Jury member, Bourse Vaudoise de danse 2023
Choreographic Assistant for the Partner School Choreographic Project, choreographed by Kinsun Chan, Prix de Lausanne 2024

Choreographer, dancer and pedagogue, Juliette Rahon is the artistic director of the Company Juliette Rahon & Co based in Geneva. Since 2020 she is the choreographic assistant of Kinsun Chan. Juliette has done the choreography revival of Nabucco at the Teatro Real in Madrid and at the Opernhaus Zürich. The same season she restaged the piece JIT at the Ballet Academy of the Vienna State Opera and at Arles Youth Ballet Company.

During the season 2023/24 she is restaging Shimmer Simmer at John Cranko School, Storm at Arles Youth Ballet Company, JIT at Ballet-Akademie der Hochschule for Musik und Teater München, and at Palucca Dresden. During the same season she also joined the Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève under the direction of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui as a guest rehearsal director, working with Rachid Ouramdane.

Born in France, Juliette studied at Lyon’s National Regional Conservatory (FR), Real Conservatorio Professional de Danza Mariemma in Madrid, Spain, and Iwanson International School of Contemporary Dance in Munich, Germany.

She has worked as a professional dancer with a variety of choreographers, including Kinsun Chan, Rosamund Gilmore, Sebastian Zuber, Claire Lefèvre, Heike Hennig, Caroline Finn, Katja Wachter, Heidi Weiss, Isabel Gotzkowsky, among others.

Juliette also received the second Prize at the choreography competition DanzaFirenze in Florence, Italia, 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 and 2017 she created the piece Nomade at the Oper Leipzig with two soloist of the Gewandhaus Orchestra. During the season 2020/21 Juliette started to work on a trilogy production La Dernière Sarabande – ou l’obsolescence programmée. The same year she has collaborated with the Chamber Orchestra Alma Mahler for the creation of Magicae in Paris. In 2022 she choreographed and performed for the Quatuor Arteli the production of Death and the Maiden in Geneva. Recently she directed the piece Rhythm’N Cello, a multi-disciplinary piece for the ensemble of the cellist Ophélie Gaillard.

Juliette has toured with her company across Europe at the Abundance International Dance Festival in Karlstad, Sweden, at the Colombes Festival in Paris, at the Zukunftsforum Cello Festival in Augsburg, Germany, and at the Lystaleypurin Festival in the Faroe Island.