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Véronique Jean

Véronique Jean

Born in La Rochelle, Véronique graduated from the Conservatoire of Music and Dance with Mrs.Colette Milner. In 1991, she joins Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo under the direction of Mr. Jean- Yves Esquerre then Mr. Jean- Christophe Maillot who appoints her as a soloist. It is under the direction of Mr.Mauro Bigonzetti that she joins Aterballetto in 2000.

Her rich and wide repertoire includes choreographic works of G. Balanchine, W. Forsythe, N. Duato, J. Kilian, T. Tharps, T. Branson, S. Benathan, U. Scholz, R. Petit, P. Lacotte, V. Ninjinsky, M.Fokine, R. Zanella, K. Armitage, J.Alleyne, J-C. Maillot, M. Bigonzetti...

Since 2003, she follows the path to transmit through pedagogy her knowledge of ballet and beyond. Véronique is invited as a guest teacher in several renowned ballet schools in France, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany and in professional ballet companies such as the Ballet de Marseille under the direction of Mr. Frederic Flamand and the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe under the direction of Mrs. Birgit Keil. She holds a Master in Dance Pedagogy (Certificat d’Aptitude du Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Lyon) and in 2005, she is engaged as Classic Ballet Professor by the Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden under the direction of Mr. Jason Beechey. Ballet Professor for the Bachelor Tanz Program, she assists choreographers of international renowned such as Emily Molnar, Annabelle López Ochoa, David Dawson, Stijn Celis. As a mentor in the Master Program of Dance Pedagogy, she has been responsible for the coordination of the Eleven Program linked to the Semperoper Ballet Dresden under the direction of Mr. Aaron Watkin.

In 2012 , she returns back to her hometown in France to teach to teach and provide public sensitization on the importance of dance pedagogy in society at the Conservatoire of Music and Dance of La Rochelle. Participating at examinations juries of conservatoires throughout France, she is also invited for master classes in both public and private structures for artistical pedagogy such as the Vancouver Ballet Society in Canada , the LAAC in Paris under the direction of Mrs.Claire-Marie Osta and Mr. Nicolas Leriche, Le Pôle National Supérieur de Danse Rosella Hightower under the direction of Paola Cantalupo, ArchiTanz Tokyo... In Germany, she regularly collaborates with the Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden as a professor in the frame of the Bachelor fûr Tanz and furthermore she intervenes in the Master Program for Dance Pedagogy in history of ballet.

In 2018, 2019 and 2020 , she participated as coach at the 46th, 47th and 48th Prix de Lausanne for the variations of Mr. Mauro Bigonzetti.