Benois de la Danse laureate

Benois de la Danse nominee

Born in Marseilles in 1989, Amandine Albisson grew up in the artistic world, her mother being a dancer and her father a singer. It is quite natural that she began dancing with her mother and her teacher Eve Gonnet at the Art et Danse studio in the District of St Anne in Marseille at the age of 4.

She entered the Ballet School of the Opéra national de Paris in 1999 and took her classes there before being joining the corps de ballet in 2006 at the age of 17. Her repertoire boasts such masterpieces as Swan Lake, La Bayadère, The Nutcracker, Cinderella (Nureyev), Giselle (Bart) etc.

Today Albison dances the principal roles in both classical and modern productions: Swan lake, La Bayadere, Giselle, La Sylphide, Cinderella, Don Quixote, The Sleeping beauty, Paquita, Crystal Palace, Serenade, Agon, Apollo, Diamonds (from Jewels), Afternoon of the Faun, Romeo and Juliette, Notre Dame Cathedral, The Lady with camellias, Onegin, Sketches, Daphnis and Chloe, Goldberg variations, Other dances, Bolero, Dances at the Gathering, The Suite in white, Fawn, Wolf, l'Arlésienne, Les Enfants du Paradis, Herman Schmerman.

She was the first to perform in the works of A. Ratmansky (Venus in Psyche), J. Robbins (Opus 19), K. Wheeldon (Polyphony), B. Millepied (S achève La Nuit), G. Balanchine (Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet), W. Forsythe (Approximate Sonata), S. Bertaud (Renaissance), etc. Participated in the gala concert Stars in Japan and others.