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Wang Ramirez - We are Monchichi

We are Monchichi

Creation Residencies

The Company began to create its new work We are Monchichi during a
residency at the Théâtre de la Ville
and at La Villette.

A new couple of young dancers, Marco Di Nardo and Shihya Peng, will share their own story inspired by Monchichi's
aesthetic and choreography, under the artistic direction of Wang Ramirez.

Dramaturge, writer and director Fabrice Melquiot will develop the dramaturgy
for this new production for
all audiences aged 7+.

Photo: Sébastien Ramirez

Wang Ramirez - 2017 Bessie Award

2017 Bessie Award

Nominee | Monchichi

Monchichi was one of the 2017 New York Bessie Award nominees for "Outstanding Production" following its performance at BAM Fisher in New York within the framework of Brooklyn-Paris Exchange, a BAM & Théâtre de la Ville collaboration.

Photo: Morah Geist, courtesy of Jacob's Pillow Dance

Wang Ramirez - Dystopian Dream

Dystopian Dream

July - August | Sadler's Wells

Honji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez were commissioned by Sadler's Wells to create Dystopian Dreama new dance work made to Nitin Sawhney’s
acclaimed 2015 album.

The world premiere of this work will take place on September 29th, 2017
at the Théâtre de la Ville de Luxembourg.

Photo: Johan Persson

Wang Ramirez - Wang Ramirez' Diary

Wang Ramirez' Diary

The making of | Jacob's Pillow Dance

The Company would like to share
with you the episodes of the series
Wang Ramirez Creation's Diary,
realized by Laurent Daufès on the
initiative of BNP Paribas Foundation.

This documentary series present the "making of" phase of Wang Ramirez' exclusive choreographic project with New York City Ballet principal dancer Sara Mearns at the
Jacob's Pillow Festival.

Photo: Laurent Daufès

Wang Ramirez - Kiasma Museum

Kiasma Museum

June 19th to 22nd | Helsinki, Finland

This research residency at Kiasma Museum allowed Sébastien Ramirez and Jani-Matti Salo -award winner of 2015 Best Lighting Design for his work on Ihanat ihmiset for Q-theater and lighting designer of the Company's productions Felahikum & True Blue Market- to develop an installation that transforms space, architecture
and perspective.

This project, directed by Sébastien Ramirez, was a great opportunity to work with composer and sound designer Mark Niskanen and with new elements,
means and inspirations such as
light, sound and video.

Wang Ramirez - M | Culture

M | Culture

WR sends hiphop to the 7th heaven

"They take off and glide through the air.
In life and on stage. In six years and six
shows, hip-hop dancers and choreographers
Honji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez, both 35 years old, have taken a seat in a rocket."

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Wang Ramirez - Paris | EVERYNESS


19 au 22 Avril | 20:00

After visiting Barcelona, EVERYNESS returns to France
for a run at the ultimate artistic
park in Paris: La Villette.

The Théâtre de la Ville and
La Villette present this production
featuring five dancers, an original
music from Schallbauer and a set design by award-winning
designer Constance Guisset.

Photo : Denis Kooné Kuhnert



February 14 to 18 | 20:30

Monchichi, which toured last autumn in New York as part of a cooperation between BAM and the Théâtre de la Ville, was presented at the
Théâtre du Rond-Point for a run
of five performances.

Stéphane Trapier © Théâtre du Rond-Point

Wang Ramirez - Monchichi | 02/2017

Monchichi | 02/2017

Monaco Dance Forum

(...) unmistakable hip hop technique in the minute articulation as well as a range of other influences, from martial arts to contemporary fluidity...

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Schirn Kunsthalle

Wang Ramirez performed in the Giacometti-Nauman exhibition at one of the most recognized Contemporary
Art Galleries in Germany:
Schirn Kunsthalle, in Frankfurt.

Watch the video

Photo: Alex Kraus



The Times | November, 04

(...) chief among the highlights of this one-off concert were two short but riveting
duets by the special guests Sébastien Ramirez and Honji Wang.

These hip-hop/contemporary dancers — also known as Company Wang Ramirez — are magnetically good, with an attract-repel dynamic that is fast, fluid and especially thrilling when the daring, fine-cut physicality they share
catches you off-guard.

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