What is Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui heritage?

What is Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui heritage?

He was born on 10 March 1976 in Antwerp, Belgium, of a Flemish mother and a Moroccan father. After being talent-spotted, he participated as a dancer in variety of shows and television programs.

Where is Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui from?

Antwerp, Belgium
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui/Place of birth
Backstory. Cherkaoui was born in 1976 in Antwerp, Belgium, of a Moroccan father and Flemish mother. At 15 he became hooked on dance, inspired by music videos and television (Prince, Janet Jackson, Fame). He was talent-spotted and, still in his teens, became a dancer on TV.

Where did Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui train?

Brussels School
Following training at the renowned Anne Teresa Keersmaker Brussels School of Dance, P.A.R.T.S., Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui became a full-fledged professional dancer in 1999 at the age of 23.

When was Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui born?

March 10, 1976 (age 45 years)
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui/Date of birth

What is Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui known for?

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui is an internationally acclaimed double Olivier award winning choreographer, who has created over 50 dance works, many of which have toured the globe. He has won three Ballet Tanz awards and the Kairos Prize.

What group from China did Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui collaborate with to create a dance that blended together martial arts and contemporary dance?

Cherkaoui has shown a range of tastes: collaborating with the choreographer Akram Khan, the sculptor Antony Gormley and the early-music ensemble Micrologus; using nondancers and people with disabilities; and creating his recent “Sutra” for the martial-arts-trained Chinese Shaolin monks.

Who is Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui?

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s debut as a choreographer was in 1999 with Andrew Wale’s contemporary musical, Anonymous Society.

Who is the director of Eastman ballet?

In the same year, Cherkaoui created a new production Fractus V for his company Eastman, in which he also performs. Since 2015, Cherkaoui assumed the role of artistic director at the Royal Ballet of Flanders, where he has created Fall (2015), Exhibition (2016) and Requiem (2017).

Where did Cherkaoui live when making myth?

From 2004–2009 Cherkaoui was based in Antwerp as artist in residence at Toneelhuis, which produced Myth (2007) and Origine (2008). In 2008 Cherkaoui premiered Sutra at Sadler’s Wells. This award-winning collaboration with artist Antony Gormley and the Shaolin monks continues to tour the world to great critical acclaim.