Taos Bertrand

Taos Bertrand is a dancer-performer and choreographer. Her work is motivated by questions of writing and materiality, prophecy and disorder, ghosts and avatars.

Her works include Orages (2015), which is rooted in her experience as a person born under X; Rafales (2017), an undulating piece that won the Fondation Beaumarchais-SACD writing grant; and Inside your bones (2019) with the Ars Nova instrumental ensemble. A Villa Kujoyama prizewinner in 2019, on her return from Japan she created a solo, Vestiges (2021), La Fin des Forêts (2022), a trio on another mythology of cruising, promettre (2022), a duet co-written with and at the invitation of Erwan Larcher for the Festival d'Avignon's Vive le sujet programme.

In 2023, she created brutal syntax, a piece commissioned by the Meltdown festival commissioned by Christine and the Queens, and took part in Adam Linder's new creation for the Museum of contemporary art of Sydney.

As a performer, she has worked with Olivier Dubois, Christine & the Queens, Adam Linder, Erwan Ha Kyoon Larcher, Valentin Noujaïm, Jean-Luc Verna, the collective (LA)HORDE, Koki Nakano...