creation for 18 dancers

Tragédie – auditions

Creation 2012
Conception :

Olivier Dubois

Artistic Assistant  :

Cyril Accorsi

Music :

François Caffenne

Time : 90 min

Production :

COD – Compagnie Olivier Dubois.

Coproduction Tragedie :

Festival d’Avignon • L’apostrophe scène nationale de Cergy-Pontoise et du Val d’Oise • CENTQUATRE-Paris • La Rose des vents Scène nationale Lille Métropole à Villeneuve d’Ascq • Mâcon Scène nationale • Ballets de Monte-Carlo/Monaco Dance Forum • Malandain Ballet Biarritz dans le cadre de l’accueil studio

Supports for the retake of Tragédie in 2022 

Mattatoio  and the Festival Equilibrio/Fondazione Musica per Roma
ULTIMA VEZ – Win Vandekeybus
Mercat de les flors, Barcelona

« To experience mankind as one blinding, dazzling, deafening body. To be unable to distinguish between individual bodies so that archaic impulses rise forme these moving masses. »

– Olivier Dubois

In July 2012, Olivier Dubois created Tragédie at Avignon Festival. This choreographic poem for 18 dancers became a master piece of national and international contemporary dance.

With the re-creation of Tragédie, COD-Compagnie Olivier Dubois is looking for 12 performers among the 18 of the piece.

Important : Nudity during all the show

Profil :

– Professional dancer with high technical skills (contemporary dance – classical dance – jazz dance- …) ;
– huge capacity of learning ;

– commitment and good skills for group work;
– to be available during the entire audition, rehearsals and shows period.

Rehearsals dates, in Paris :

From the 6th to the 10th of June, 2022
From the 21st of June to the 6th of July 2022

Contract : CDD d’usage

Beginning of the contract  : June 2022

Show dates :

Premiere at Marseille Festival – July 8 & 9, 2022

A tour calendar is in progress from July 2022 until 2024.

Collective labour agreement : Convention collective nationale des entreprises artistiques et culturelles
Rehearsals gross salary : to be specified
Shows gross salary: to be specified

Application terms :

3 steps : 

  1. Pre-selection via application form
  2. Audition in 4 cities (Barcelona, Brussels, Roma & Paris)
  3. Final audition in Paris from the 23rd to the 26th of February 2022 for the performers selected during the previous auditions

Only via the form 

All applications must be submitted by
– December 20th 2021 for Brussels
– January 15th 2022 for Barcelona
– January 25th 2022 for Roma
– February 10th 2022 for Paris

All letters of acceptance or non-acceptance will be emailed about 15 days before the auditions.
If you have any problems using the online application form please direct your questions to the email address :
  • Auditions:

Brussels : Janurary 8th & 9th, 2022

Barcelona : January 30th, 2022

Roma: February 5th & 6th, 2022

Paris : February 21st & 22th, 2022

  • Final workshop audition

Paris from February 23rd to 26th, 2022

Locations and time of auditions will be sent by email to the selected performers.