Marie Gourdain

Visual artist, scenographer and choreographer, of French background, living in Prague since 2010. She studied animation cinema at ENSAD in Paris and at VŠUP, Prague, during an Erasmus exchange. For her sculptural work she was awarded the Frédéric de Carfort prize (2011) and the ENSAD prize (2009). As a stage designer she works for many contemporary dance companies, for the choreographers Andrea Miltnerová, Barbora Látalová, Zdenka Svíteková (2016), Lucia Kašiarová (2014), on site-specific projects for the Festival KoresponDance for Dominique Boivin and Jean Gaudin (2014–17), and for Karine Ponties at the JAMU festival (2012). In 2016 she directed her first dance piece, UN/One, in which she performs with Florent Golfier. In spring 2017, she directed her second piece, LEGOrytmus, commissioned by Studio ALTA, and in 2018 she choreographed Medúza.




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