Camping: special event at Centre National de la Danse

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For 2 weeks Camping, a dance festival, proposes a free and rich programme around contemporary dance: classes, workshops, movies, shows, performances, Camping Kids, an exhibition, School Marathon…

Camping reaches out to the entire world of dance: students, teachers, choreographers… but also to the general public, dance enthusiasts or spectators. This contemporary dance festival is the occasion for professionals, universities and the general public to get together.

Camping takes place in CND (National Dance Center) in Pantin, and also in Lyon and in the Île-de-France region.

Camping Festival program 2019

You will be able to attend to one workshop per week with a very large offer (from baroque to contemporary, from hip-hop to bollywood etc.) You will also be able to understand the creation process during which sharing techniques and ideas is a necessary step.

A workshop is a 5 sessions engagement led by an artist invited from monday to friday. Some workshops end up with a show.

The price of the weekly workshops also give access to the lessons of the schools invited. You can enroll on starting from April 2019.

The choreographers of Camping 2019

At the CND Pantin: Valérie Mréjen, Rihoko Sato, Nayse López, Gabrielle Mallet, Elsa Wolliaston, Justin Kennedy & Tino Sehgal, Claudia Triozzi, Irène Tassembédo, Germaine Acogny, Ming Wong & Yu Cheng-Ta, Miguel Gutierrez

At the Halle aux cuirs: Cindy Van Acker, Anne Collod

At the Philharmonie de Paris: Robyn Orlin

At the Grandes Serres: Marcelo Evelin

At the Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers: Sophie Perrez

At the Studio Feeling Dance Factory: Antonia Baehr, Bouchra Ouizgen, Liz Santoro & Pierre Godard

At the Pavillon Villette: Régine Chopinot

At the local Conservatoire of Pantin: Thomas Hauert

At the Atelier de Paris: Alivia Grandville, Bryan Campbell

Shows and performances

  • Daniel Linehan / Hiatus, Body of Work, 17th and 18th June
  • Fernanda Silva & Sonia Sobral, Involuntários da Pátria (Involontaires de la Patrie), 16th to 19th of June
  • Daniel Larrieu, Chiquenaudes + Romance en Stuc, 17th and 18th of June
  • Nap and philosophical lunches: Romain Bigé, Eat & Sleep & Think, from the 18th to the 27th of June
  • Pauline Le Boulba, Ôno-Sensation, from 19th to 21st of June
  • Wagner Schwartz & Lorenzo De Angelis, Playlist, 20th and 21st of June
  • Jonathan Capdevielle, Arthur B. Gillette & Jennifer Hutt, Les Bonimenteurs/ Suspiria, 20th and 21st of June
  • Andy de Groat, Fan Dance, 22nd of June
  • Bryan Campbell, SQUARE DANCE, the 24th and 25ft of June
  • Fernanda Silva & Sonia Sobral, Impossible de violer cette femme pleine de vices, from the 24th to the 26th of June
  • Pierre Droulers, Les Beaux-Jours / transmission II the 27th and 28th of June
  • Miguel Gutierrez, Closing night: SADONNA - The Brown Ambition Tour, June 28th at 9 pm


Portrait gallery: Movie exhibition (free entry between June 17th and June 28th from 10:30 am to 9 pm)

  • Daniel Linehan, rythme and language
  • Lisbeth Gruwez, endurance
  • François Chaignaud, metamorphosis
  • Gisèle Vienne, suspens
  • Miet Warlop, quel bordel!

Schools marathon

This year the school marathon is on June 22nd from 3:30 pm to 9:30 pm. 29 dancing schools invest the studios of the CND. Free access.

For dancing amateur

The CND of Pantin will turn into a short-term studio with free access for amateur monitored by the choreographers invited to the workshops of Camping. This is a unique and friendly opportunity for the largest public possible to exchange and learn with international artists.

Free Giant classes

Free acces giant classes at the CND. Dance amateurs will be able to attend to activities proposed by famous choreographers.

  • Elsa Walliaston: June 18th from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Germaine Acogny: June 19th from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Bouchra Ouizgen: June 20th from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Johanne Saunier: June 25ft from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Corinne Garcia: June 26th from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Marcelo Evelin: June 27th from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

For children: Camping kids

Camping kids proposes a special program for children. While the parents attend to the School marathon, the children can attend on June 22nd to two different routes. One from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm for 6 to 9 yo kids and one from 4 pm to 6 pm for 3 to 5 yo kids. The entry is free of charge but you need to book!

Camping festival: practical information

Where to sleep in Pantin near the Dance National Centre?

You can book a hotel in Pantin near the CND or book a room in a hotel in Paris 19th arrondissement. You can find a few youth hostels around Paris La Villette.

Discover Pantin

Mairie de Pantin district has remarkable places and points of interest such as architectural curiosities, restaurants and the Ourcq Canal.

Contact Camping: special event at Centre National de la Danse

Centre national de la Danse
1 rue Victor Hugo

93500 PANTIN
48.8955607 , 2.4012162000000217
tel tel : 01 41 83 27 27
01 41 83 98 98
fax fax : 01 41 83 27 28
Getting there Getting there
Bus : 151, 170
RER (Regional rapid transit) : E, Gare de Pantin
Metro : Ligne 5, Hoche
Road : Porte de Pantin, direction Drancy par la D115
Vélib' : 35005 - GENERAL LECLERC (PANTIN) (5m)
Vélib' : 35004 - ALLENDE (PANTIN) (20m)
Vélib' : 19043 - PETITS PONTS (31m)
Vélib' : 19044 - GRANDS MOULINS (41m)
Centre national de la Danse, 1 rue Victor Hugo, 93500 PANTIN
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