CN D Magazine

#1 Sept 22

Composing dance

Béatrice Massin

Baroque : le sens du mot aujourd'hui

What is Baroque dance, and how do artists draw inspiration from it to create today? Ahead of “Unfolding the Baroque,” a major exhibition and series of performances and conferences curated by the CN D this fall, Béatrice Massin delved into the meaning of the word “Baroque” – and the evolution of the dance world’s understanding of it – in these audio messages.

Massin is internationally recognized for her expertise in Baroque dance. After training as a contemporary dancer, she founded her own company, Fêtes galantes, in 1993, and creates works that weave together Baroque and contemporary influences. Her family-friendly new version of The Pied Piper will open the season of the CCN • Ballet de l'Opéra national du Rhin, and in November, she will present a world premiere, Requiem – la mort Joyeuse, at the Théâtre de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.

Déplier baroque 
Exhibition, performances and conferences 
at CN D from 17.11 to 17.12 2022