Departures and Arrivals



Sylvain Huc

After completing university studies in history and a master ’s degree in art history - his thesis on the political anthropology of greek history focused on «bestiality, savagery and feminine sexuality in classical Greece » - Sylvain Huc discovered contemporary dance and unexpectedly changed course to pursue it.

He gained admission into the program of the CDC of Toulouse in 2003, where he studied with numerous artists including Louise Burnes, Martin Kilvady, Cesc Gelabert, Frey Faust, Thierry Bae, Heddy Maalem, Boris Charmatz… He participated in Marco Berretini’s Old Movements for New Bodies, a piece created for the students of the CDC in 2004. He continued to explore the medium incessantly through numerous workshops, notably with Wim Vandekeybus, Mark Tompkins, Jacky et Denis Taffanel, Lloyd Newson, Gisèle V ienne, David Zambrano, Damien Jalet, Meg Stuart and many others.

At the same time, he danced with a multitude of diverse companies and choreographers. With Company Divergences, he collaborated on most of Richard Nadal’s creations from 2003 to 2009 (Bonjour Monsieur, In2U, Aquarium, Le lac des cygnes et Frisco). He also worked with Magali Milian and Romuald Luydlin (La Zampa), dancing Track 3, part of the project Dream On in 2005. In 2007, he participated in Coraline Lamaison’s Rugby and a laboratory-workshop on emotions in September 2012. He also dances with Laura Scozzi (La vie parisienne in 2010), Alexandre Fernandez (Human Fair in 2011) and Hervé Taminiaux , for his future project Blancanieves.

In addition, Huc is involved with several propositions of the collective « Le Petit Cowboy », including
Back, in 2009, a film by Loran Chourrau, with whom he regularly collaborates.
In 2010, he began creating his own pieces (Le Petit chaperon rouge, 2010 and RotkÄppchen, 2012) with

Company Divergences, forging strong ties with the company since its debut Parallel to his activities as choreographer and dancer, he regularly teaches in educational and psychiatric settings and offers frequent workshops for non-professionals focused on elements of improvisation and interpretation