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Preserve & pass on

A health centre for dancers

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Training and supporting high level artists.

Development of the medical team created in 2015 and creation of a dance health centre for :
  • Comprehensive multidisciplinary care for the 154 dancers of the Paris Opera and the 150 students of the Dance School ;
  • Prevent and reduce the risk of injury.
  • Support dancers in sport psychology, mental and physical preparation.    .
  • Implementing scientific research and sharing it with other institutions.

The project

The development of the dance health centre could take place in three stages:

  • Consolidation of the current service and the network of partners: increase in shift hours, start of mental preparation, INSEP partnership...
  • Expansion of the premises dedicated to the health service, purchase of state-of-the-art equipment. creation of a complete medical staff, integration of the Dance School in this process
  • Scientific research, organisation of a congress and sharing of results with other actors in the world of professional dance.

The calendar

2021-2022

Development of current activities and resources

2023-2024

Work on premises and equipment

2025

Scientific studies and sharing of results

Did you know?

  • Medical care and coordination of preventive care has already led to a 40% reduction in the number of injuries between 2015 and 2019 and a 53% reduction in the number of days of absence due to accidents at work.
  • There has been a significant decrease in hip (-57%), ankle (-55%), and spine (-50%) injuries between 2015 and 2019.
  • A dancer may perform up to a hundred times a season, not including classes and rehearsals...

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