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You think that with the pretext of organising a competition, it is possible to create a true, big and free happening? An open time to change what is usually allowed? Yes? No? That it can even be merry? You practice acting, dance, fine arts, sociology or design, and you think you have a good idea to intelligently occupy the space and time? Any kind of a contest makes you sick? But you still are curious as to the outcome? You want to take part, watch, give it a try?




DANSE ÉLARGIE is an international competition open to artists of all disciplines (dance, theatre, visual arts, music...) and all ages.


If you want to present an original proposition on the stage of the Théâtre de la Ville, Paris, or on the stage of the LG Arts Centre, Seoul, for ten minutes (maximum) and with three people (minimum), read on...


In 2010, Boris Charmatz, director of Musée de la danse, and Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota, director of Théâtre de la Ville, imagine a new type of event: the Danse Élargie competition.


In 2016, after three successful events in 2010, 2012 and 2014, and in continued partnership with the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, DANSE ELARGIE WILL TAKE PLACE IN SEOUL AND IN PARIS during two week-ends :


SEOUL, KOREA: June 11th and 12th 2016 at LG Arts Center

PARIS FRANCE: June 18th and 19th 2016 at Théâtre de la Ville


About thirty projects will be taken on and invited to present their work in Seoul either in Paris.



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