Photography by Liat Lerner

Photography by Liat Lerner

Esteban Fourmi

 

Esteban (Le Mans, FR) received his Ballet education in several countries, starting in France in 2001 at the Conservatoire of Angers and Paris. He then went on to the Cannes Rosella Hightower and this led him to the great Palucca Schule in Dresden. He then joined the Johannes Wieland Dance company in Kassel in 2008, taking part in several different projects in Europe such as Punchdrunk (2013/14) and NovaTanz.

Esteban joined Jasmin Vardimon Company (JVC) in 2009, since then he has been deeply involved in the work of JVC, through the creation of new works, remounting of company repertoire and also delivery of its various educational programs as a lead education facilitator.

His involvement in creation alongside Vardimon includes the works 7734, Home (Royal Opera House commission), Freedom, Park, Pinoccio, Tahnhäuser (Royal Opera House commission) and also the remounting of Shabbat, one of Vardimon’s early works. He has performed and toured in the infamous works Yesterday and Justitia.

He started to choreography alongside of his performing career and made "Dress up yourself!" (2008) in State Thetaer Kassel and "Hard Core Will Never Die" (2013) in Woking Dance Festival.

Esteban is artistic director of AΦE, co-founded the company in 2013 along with Aoi Nakamura.