Germain Louvet

Germain commence la danse dès son plus jeune âge au Conservatoire National de Chalon-sur-Saône, en 2005 il intègre la très prestigieuse École de danse de l’Opéra de Paris. À 18 ans il intègre le Corps de ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris et reçois peu de temps après le Prix de la Danse du Cercle Carpeaux. En 2014 sa prise de rôle dans Casse Noisette est salué par la critique.

À tout juste 23 ans, Germain est nommé danseur étoile le 28 décembre 2016 suite à sa représentation du Lac des Cygnes de Rudolf Noureev dans le rôle de Siegfried.Cet été Germain dansera sur la scène international, au SunValley Ballet (USA) ansi qu’a Tokyo.

 

Germain Louvet was born in Chalon-sur-Saône (Burgundy, France) and began to dance at the age of 4 He studied at the Conservatory of Chalon-sur-Saône from ages 7 to 12, before auditioning for the Paris Opera Ballet School and being accepted on a full scholarship. During his time in the Paris Opera Ballet School, he had the opportunity to dance on the stage of the prestigious Opera Garnier and Opera Bastille in Paris Opera Ballet productions including La Bayadere by Noureev, and Nutcracker by Noureev, as well as in the School’s productions of 7 Greek Dances by Béjart (pas de deux), Suites de Danses by Ivan Clustine (pas de six), Dessin pour six by John Taras, and Coppelia by Pierre Lacotte (Frantz). Germain was accepted to the Paris Opera Ballet at age 18. He was promoted from Quadrille to Coryphée at age 20, to Sujet at age 21, and to Premier Danseur at age 23. Following his performance of Prince Siegried in Swan Lake, Germain was nominated as a Danseur

Etoile on December 28, 2016.

Germain has performed the work of numerous esteemed choreographers during his time in the Paris Opera Ballet, including works by

Rudolf Nureyev, Carolyn Carlson, George Balanchine, Serge Lifar, Adolf Adam, John Neumeier, Frédérick Ashton, Jerome Robbins,

Agnès De Mille, Pierre Lacotte, José Martinez, Edouard Lock, Wayne McGregor, Benjamin Millepied, Saburo Teshigawara, John Cranko,

and Sasha Waltz. He has also interpreted some of the biggest roles in the classical ballet repertoire, including The Prince/Drosselmeyer

in Nutcracker by Noureev, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet by Noureev, Basilio in Don Quichotte by Noureev, Lenski in Oneguin by John

Cranko, Daphnis in Daphnis and Chloe by Benjamin Millepied, and Romeo in Romeo and Juliet by Sasha Waltz.

He has worked as a guest artist throughout the world, including appearances in Japan (Nagoya, Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka), the United

States (New York), Australia (Sydney), Russia (Moscow), Denmark (Coppenhagen), Greece (Athenes), Finland (Kuopio), Argentina

(Buenos Aires), Switzerland (Morges), UAE (Dubaï, Abu Dhabi), St Barthélémy (Gustavia) and throughout France.

Germain Louvet is laureate of the Carpeaux Prize of Dance (2013), the Arop Prize (2017), and a graduate of the Literature High School.