Biography

Born in France, Juliette is a performer, choreographer and  pedagogue based in Leipzig, Germany. She studied contemporary dance and ballet at Lyon’s National Conservatory, and graduated from high school with a Dance and Music Techniques major as well as art history and fine arts minors. At the age, of 18 she enrolled Madrid’s Royal Conservatoire to improve herself in Graham Technique, ballet as well as improvisation.  Two years later, she was offered  the chance to join the professional education at «Iwanson International Dance School» in Munich, where she worked with international choreographers such as Caroline Finn, Patrick Delcroix and Peter Mika. In 2014 Juliette graduated from the Iwanson international school with an international Stage Diploma, and awarded by the Wuppertal TanztheaterPina Bausch scholarship .

In 2013 she is invited to present  her piece “Jeux“ in Palamos, Spain. 2014 is highlighted with her solo piece “Metamorphose“, with which she is offered the chance to be guest choreographer in residency at the “Offene Studios“ in Tanztendenz Munich. She is awarded by the 2. Prize of the  choreographic Competition “DanzaFirenze“ in Florence, with her piece «Between Reality and Insanity». One year later, Juliette is invited to present her duet piece «Home Needs People» at the Einstein Theater in Munich. In 2016 she is in Residency at the Werkstattmacher e.V., to create her piece „Nomade“ in collaboration with two musicians soloist of the Gewandhaus orchestra in Leipzig. From this encounter with Gabriella Victoria and Léonard Frey-Maibach emerge Juliette Rahon & Co ensemble. One year later Juliette wants to deep in the relation between movement and cello sound, and create the duet "When a cello meets a dancer" with the cellist Léonard Frey-Maibach.  The piece will be invited at the BachFest Spiele Leipzig. In 2017 the ensemble present "Les Nomades" at the Oper Leipzig. During the season 2018-2019 Juliette Rahon & Co will present the piece "1001 Leben" in cooperation with the Schaubühne Lindenfels theater.

Since 2014 Juliette has been seen performing in several international Theater  and company such as Oper Leipzig where she performed “Rheingold“, „Walker“,“Siegfried“ and „Götterdämmerung“,  choreographed by Rosamund Gilmore. Member of the KA 300 Ensemble in Karlsruhe, as well member of the “Crossoverprojekt“ in Berlin and Hamburg. In 2016 we can see Juliette as a Soloist in the dance Theater « Wald » by Heike Hennig, and in  Hamletmaschine, by Wolfgang Rihm, choreographed by Kinsun Chan, at the Opernhaus Zürich. She performed the same year "Complicated" by Malou Meyenhofer at the Theater am Gleis in Winterthur. 2017 Juliette worked with the director Kristof Spiewof for the piece „Au Revoir, Euridice“, in collaboration with the Oper Leipzig. More recently she worked in Zürich with Kinsun Chan for the piece "Hippolyte et Aricie", and as well with Claire Lefèvre at the Tanzquartier in Vienna and Teatro Sanbapolis in Italy for the piece "Dyonisos Rising". 

Besides her dance and choreographic career, Juliette is sharing a passion with amateurs and pre-professional dancers by teaching Contemporary dance and Modern-Ballet technique in Tanz-Zentrale and Baileo in Leipzig.


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