Damien Jalet

Damien Jalet


A freelance choreographer and dancer, he has worked with numerous dance companies worldwide, including the ballet C de la B, Sasha Waltz, Chunky Move, Eastman, NYDC, Hessiches Staatballet, the Ballet of the Opéra national de Paris, the Scottish Dance Theatre, and Icelandic Dance Company. He and Arthur Nauzyciel work together on a regular basis. Their collaborations include: L’Image (2006), Julius Caesar (2008), Ordet (2008), Red Waters (2011), Jan Karski (2011), La Mouette/The Seagull (2012), Splendid’s (2015) and La Dame aux camélias/Camille (2018). He also works regularly with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui: Babel words (2013); Boléro (2013); Pelléas et Mélisande (2018). His recent creations include Gravity Fatigue (2015); Thr(o)ugh (2016); and Skid (2017). In 2018 he choreographed Suspiria by Luca Guadagnino.

Since 2017, he has presented two works at the TNB: Yama and Vessel, co-created with Kohei Nawa. In 2019, he will open the TNB Festival with a reprising of his show Omphalos.


→ Omphalos


→ Vessel
→ La Dame aux camélias