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Manuel Vignoulle

Lecturer in Dance

Manuel Vignoulle, a French choreographer based in New York, studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (CNSMDP) and went on to work with several French contemporary companies, including Claude Brumachon, Corinne Lanselle, and Bernardo Montet. 

He was a dance artist with both Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève in Switzerland and Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet in New York, where he collaborated with inspiring choreographers such as Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Andonis Foniadalkis, Hofesh Shechter, Cisco Aznar, Carolyn Carlson, Benjamin Millepied, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Alexander Ekman, Jo Stromgrem, and Ohad Naharin, to name a few. 

Vignoulle has appeared as a guest for La La La Human Steps (Canada), Het Nationale Ballet (Netherland), State Theatre (South Africa), and The Forsythe Company (Germany). He has also been an assistant to modern-jazz choreographer Redha on various productions,including concert dance, television, film, fashion, musical theatere, and operas, in which he often performed.

His work, performed in France, Switzerland, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, and USA, has been commissioned by Ailey II, Whim W’Him, Satellite Collective, 10 Hairy Legs, Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, Chicago Repertory Ballet, Steps Repertoire Ensemble, the Ailey School , Rutgers University, Springboard, and Antigel Festival.