Mutant Stage 10

Date: 2017
Medium: Film, 2.42 minutes
Mutant Stage 10, a film by Barnaby Roper with Régis Badel, Seydou Boro, Victoria Dauberville, Clémence Galliard, Alexis Hedouin, Fanny Sage, Léo Walk, Violette Wanty, 2017
In this final episode of the Mutant Stage series, shot in the recently completed 9 rue du Plâtre building, filmmaker Barnaby Roper plays with the intertwining perspectives and movements of eight dancers.
The subliminal images are multiplied, the gestures superimposed and the visions overlapping. The dance and the space are revealed by fragments, freely recomposed, anchoring themselves durably in our memories. Magali Caillet-Gajan After working in television and cabaret during the 1980s, Magali Caillet-Gajan performed for several French contemporary dance compagnies, namely those of Angelin Preljocaj, Philippe Decouflé, Mathilde Monnier, Odile Deboc and Boris Charmatz. She assisted Boris Charmatz for 20 Danseurs pour le 20ème siècle at the Paris Opera, as well as Fous de Danse and 10000 gestes. She also collaborates with choreographers Olivia Granville, Maud Le Pladec, and with stage director Myriam Merzouki. Régis Badel Régis Badel studied dance at the Conservatoire in Lyon, while also studying music. He received his bachelors from the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse in Paris and completed his training at P.A.R.T.S in Brussels. Régis Badel has worked with Maud Le Pladec, Boris Charmatz, Didier Silhol, Christiana Morganti, ICTUS, Julien Grosvalet and Les Grandes Personnes. He has also participated in numerous projects involving new technologies. Seydou Boro Seydou Boro began his career as a soccer player from the 1980s to 1990 then pursued training as a stage actor and started performing as of 1991. In 1993, he joined Mathilde Monnier’s company at the Centre chorégraphique national de Montpellier. In 1995, he founded the salia nï seydou company with Salia Sanou, which lasted until 2010 and with whom he created 11 performances, touring worldwide, as well as parallel projects: residences, professional development for dancers in Africa, arts education initiatives. In 2010, Seydou established his own company and continued creating pieces, of which Le Cri de la chair in 2016. Seydou also acted in movies, directed documentaires and fictions and authored the album Kanou. In 2015, he was named Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres. Seydou Boro and Salia Sanou are actually co-artistic directors of the Centre de développement chorégraphique and of the Rencontres Chorégraphiques Dialogue de Corps, both in Ouagadougou. Victoria Dauberville Victoria Dauberville studied at the Paris Opera national school of dance, then at the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse in Paris. She then danced with the Bordeaux Opera company and the Royal ballet of Flandres. She has participated in numerous movies for musicians and for brands (Yanis, Kamaro (Cyril Kamar), Marc Lavoine, Issey Miyake, François Rousseau). Clémence Galliard Trained at the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse in Paris, Clémence Gaillard extended her training at the Mercy Cunningham studio in New York and at EXERCE, in the Centre chorégraphique national in Montpellier. She began her career as a performer with Herman Diephuis, then Fabrice Ramalingom, Christian Bourigault, Olivia Grandville, Loïc Touzé and Emmanuelle Huynh. She later joined the Woudi-Tat duo, and worked with Pierre Droulers, Fabrice Lambert, David Wampach and Hélène Iratchet. She took part in the adventures of Clowns Without Borders and the Mécaniques Savantes of « La Machine de Nantes ». In 2014, she participated in Xavier Le Roy’s Rétrospective project at the Centre Pompidou. Since 2006, she has worked with the Compagnie DCA – Philippe Decouflé and has recently assisted the choreographer for Jeannette, a musical comedy by Bruno Dumont. She is currently participating in the creation of Olivia Grandville’s upcoming piece. Alexis Hedouin After studying at the Conservatoire à rayonnement régional in Rennes, Alexis Hedouin participated in the re-creation of Jours étranges (2011) by Dominique Bagouet, directed by Catherine Legrand and AnneKarine Lescop, with whom he later toured throughout France for 4 years. He also pursed training at the Ballet du Nord school in Roubaix. In 2014, he joined the Hej Hej Tak company, with which he developed his own choreographic research. In 2016, Alexis performed in Emmanuel Gat’s Le Rouge et le Noir created at the Montpellier Danse festival. He has danced in Boris Charmatz’s 10000 gestes and performed in several other of his pieces. Fanny Sage Fanny Sage trained in contemporary dance at the Conservatoire national supérieur in Lyon, between 2007 and 2011. She then joined La Baraka, Abou Lagraa’s company, for the piece El Djoudour. She has since performed in numerous companies: Paul les Oiseaux, Maryse Delente, la Cie SansLettre, Cie Moralsoul, LAC. She has performed and choreographed several shorts, feature films and music videos (Placebo, Stromae, Sage, Elton John …), as well as ads for brands (Nina Ricci, Cartier, Chloé, Hermès, Dior, 24sevres, …). In addition to dance, these collaborations have allowed Fanny to explore theatricality, voice, text and the expressive power of the body. Léo Walk Léo is an atypical breakdancer, who makes one with the floor on which he moves with great agility and fluidity. He has collaborated for three years with Christine and the Queens. He has participated in several battles, while also choreographing for music clips, including Thylacine’s Chaman. Violette Wanty After training in classical and contemporary dance at the Conservatoire à rayonnement régional in Paris and then for one year at the Centre chorégraphique national in Roubaix with Carolyn Carlson, Violette Wanty joined the Geneva Junior Ballet. She then worked with Guilherme Botelho prior to joining the compagnie DCA-Philippe Decouflé for Panorama. She participated in several of the company’s projects including Wiebo, Beaux-Arts, Contact, Courtepointe, Nouvelles Pièces Courtes. She also sings, plays the flute, and practices aerial and pole dancing.
Mutant Stage 10 © Barnaby Roper