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2021-21  Puzzle Work

This 5 days workshop, wil start each day with a warm-up, and you will study Anton Lachky-Puzzle Work. His teaching activities are wide ranging. He has been invited in most of the countries in the world over last 10 years.

Anton’s work brings together western educated dance, and shreds of eastern folk and pop culture. Thanks to the “Puzzle work”, a technic of composition he created, Anton’s shows demonstrate an extremely virtuosic and sophisticated dance language. Both extremely specialist and widely addressed to all audiences, his work connects different cultural backgrounds, to deliver a joyful, and strong and unique experience !

Watch an interview on virtuosity, inspiration and presence below, and the trailer of his piece “Les Autres”

  • Monday 19 July
  • Tuesday 20 July
  • Wednesday 21 July
  • Thursday 22 July
  • Friday 23 July
  • Friday 23 July
    Informal presentation of workshops given this week
  • 13:30 -18:00
  • 13:30 -18:00
  • 13:30 -18:00
  • 13:30 -18:00
  • 13:30 -18:00
  • 18:15

Price : € 250,-

Anton Lachky:

-born in 1982 in Slovakia, Anton started to dance at the age of 5, in the folk dance company Maly Vtácnik. He continued his dance education at the J.L.Bellu Conservatory in Banská Bystrica, where he collaborated with friends and also participated in M.A.P.A. (Moving Academy for Performing Arts).From there he went on to train at the University of Bratislava in 2001, followed by further training at P.A.R.T.S., headed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker (Belgium).

Performing career

Anton became member of Akram Khan Company in March 2004 and toured “MA” for two years. (48 countries all over the world). Anton Lachky is co-founder of Les SlovaKs Dance Collective. They created their first piece “Opening Night” in 2006 and premiered it in October 2007, then Journey Home (2009) , Fragments (2011). In three creations, the collective acquires a planetary fame.

Artistic director of Anton Lachky Company

Anton founded his own company in 2012. “Mind a Gap” (2013) was his first autonomous creation, followed by « Side Effects” and « Cartoon » (2017) . This first creation for young public earned him the Price of the Culture Minister Alda Greoli. All these creations were met with great enthusiasm by the public, the press and the dance community. They all toured worldwide. « Cartoon » and « Side effect » are still touring internationally. In 2019 he creates the fourth production of his company: « LUDUM ». Premiere in La Balsamine. (BXL)

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