Alexandre del Perugia
Performing artist, actors director, pedagogue, he is a graduate student of the National Conservatory of the circus and mime (square Sylvia Monfort ), Alexandre del Perugia co-founded the association “être là” in 2008. Now based in La Seyne sur Mer and in which he is involved as an educator for professional artists coming from different artistic disciplines and as head of a research group composed of twenty artists from different live performance disciplines: “Les Rhizophages.”
His practice of windsurfing and competitive games leaded him to pursue his research on air and water elements and introduce it in his pedagogy, a establishing a new relation to acting (circus play, acting, body games, children’s games…), a new relationship to gravity and balance to put it at the service of performing arts, and especially to the circus.
Top athlete, in 1985 he became France champion of theatrical fencing.
This title leded him to the Opera of Paris from 1985 to 1988 where he notably worked with Antoine Vitez. Alexandre Del Perugia founded with Niels Arestrup the“Théâtre école du passage. » He created « Projections » , a research space around the circus toys with young comedians and acrobats, and in 1995 « Perspectives and movement » in Pontempeyrat in the Forez « sedentary place for nomads », a place of welcome, but also a place of formation, research and experimentation. He worked with Leo Carax, Francois Cervantes, Régine Chopinot, with the company DCA of Philippe Decouflé, Maguy Marin, Ballet Preljocaj, and others…
Alexandre Del Perugia works on physical body training for actors such as Juliette Binoche, François Clavier, Denis Lavant, Anna Mouglalis, Isabelle Otero… His career also led him to give classes at the Conservatory of Dramatic Art in Paris (CNSAD ) , Paris Conservatory
(ESAD ) , Conservatory of Dramatic Art of Montpellier, the National superior School of Theater Arts and Techniques ( ENSATT ) , the Comedy of St Etienne , the Contemporary Dance Theatre (TCD ) , the National Center Dance (CND) , the CCN Rillieux La Pape Maguy Marin , Cirque national Arts Centre ( CNAC ), the CNCDC Châteauvallon . He conducts many workshops with actors, dancers , opera singers, rappers … He also works abroad : Germany , Brazil, Canada , China, Denmark , Peru , Switzerland, Senegal , Venezuela…