Patrick Delcroix

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Patrick Delcroix (born February 8, 1963 in Pau, France) was a dancer and choreographer. He was educated at the École supérieure de danse de Cannes Rosella Hightower in Cannes and the Ecole de danse Colette Soriano in Orthez, France.

In 1982, he joined the Iwanson Dance Company in Munich, in 1985 the Scapino Ballet Amsterdam followed by the Nederlands Dans Theater 1 where he danced from 1986 to 2003. Through the annual NDT choreographic workshops, Jiří Kylián invited him to create a number of ballets for all three sectors of NDT.

As a choreographer, Delcroix has created over 40 works and re-staged further pieces by himself and Jiří Kylián all over the world.[1]

In 2001, he was made Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres .


  1. ^ The New York Times Dance Reviews, 20.8.2000, p. 334

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