Claude Bardouil Choreographer
Season 24/25 Artist

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Since 2010, Claude Bardouil has been actively taking part in Krzysztof Warlikowski’s every opera and theatre production, both as choreographer and movement coach. A gymnast and then a dancer, trained at the Conservatoire, the Atelier de formation et de recherche du Centre Dramatique National and the Centre de Développement Chorégraphique in Toulouse, he has worked with several French choreographers, including Rita Cioffi of the Compagnie Aurélia, with whom he has designed and danced several duets (in particular Massacre du printemps, Shopping, Pas de deux and Passengers). 

As an actor, he has appeared in several productions of Krzysztof Warlikowski, and as a dancer and choreographer, he has created two performances these past years: Nancy Interview with actress Magdalena Popławska and Exhausted, still with Magdalena and other comedian of the Nowy Teatr group. These performances have toured in many Polish cities, as well as in Paris, Toulouse, Liège and Munich.

At the Paris Opera: Iphigénie en Tauride (2006, 2008, 2016, 2021) ; Le Château de Barbe-Bleue / La Voix humaine (2015, 2018) ; Don Carlos (2017) ; Don Carlo (2019) ; Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (2019) ; A Quiet Place, (2022).

Currently in

  • Opéra Bastille
  • from 29 March to 25 April 2025

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