Marie Chabert is a freelance dance artist, yoga instructor and massage therapist who likes exiting collaboration in theatres and public spaces. She is interested in many types of approaches that enables her to investigates physical, somatic and spiritual practices such as contact improvisation, chanting, martial arts.
Originally from France, Marie graduates from The London Contemporary Dance School in 2006, where she is granted an exchange at California Institute of the Arts. She then pursues her studies at The Northern School of Contemporary Dance. Since then she has been performing, teaching and creating internationally with choreographers such as Kate Flatt, Fin Walker, Jonathan Lunn, Lionel Hoche, Willi Dorner, Vera Tussing, Retina Dance Company, Made by Katie Green, cie Apparemment amongst others.
Choreographing, collaborating and teaching dancers and amateurs is a fundamental part of her artistic practice. In 2008 she co-founds the collaborative and multidisciplinary company EU&ME, specializing in promoting inter-cultural exchange and site-specific works with audience participation.
In 2012 she co-creates with the Mexican choreographer, Paula Rechtman, the educational project Dance as a tool against violence in Mexico, France and Burkina Faso.
She obtains in 2014 the French National teaching diploma (DE) and has been teaching internationally for professionals and amateurs (The Place, CCN de Grenoble, World Dance Alliance, Idocde symposium, Tanzfabrik Berlin….). In 2017 she directs the performance project ‘Between bodies between spaces, frontiers and bridges’ on a group of dance students and amateurs, commissioned by Tanzfabrik, Berlin.
She is a founder member of the contact Improvisation collective TRIPCI recently formed and based at Tripspace, London.