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    Christopher Matt

    Christopher Matt

    Ballet

    Biography:

    In 1980, Christopher began his dance training in Paris with Raymond Franchetti (Academie d’art Choreographique) and Nora Kiss (Academie Chaptel). He received further training with David Howard, Jean Golovine, and finally with the Stuttgart Ballet. In 1981, Christopher began his dance career as an extra for the Paris Opera, he then worked with National Ballett Slovenien, Oper, Bonn, The Komische Oper, Berlin, Quatumleap and the Furlong & Co Performance Group. In 1998, Christopher received his teaching diploma from the RAD. He has taught for the National Ballett Slovenien, the Ballettschule Kupp-Loew, Stuttgart, Marameo and Tanzfabrik, Berlin. Christopher also teaches a number of International Dance Companies including Les Ballets de Trockadero de Monte Carlo and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Other dance engagements include three years with the Bregenzer Festspiele from 1999-2001, where he was also company manager and teacher.