Patron of the Paris competition

Le Chausson d'Or 2019

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Attilio LABIS

« It is with great emotion and pleasure that I become today the Patron for the Paris Competition Le Chausson d’Or, knowing that I was, 30 years ago, the president of the jury »

Attilio Labis, Patron of the 31st edition of the Paris Competition Le Chausson d’Or 2019, is currently choreagrapher, Ballet Master and Adage teacher at Opéra National de Paris.

He also teaches at Stanlowa Institute in Paris. He is a member of the Foundation Board at the Serge Lifar Foundation and he received the medal as Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres and as Chevalier d ela Legion d’Honneur.

Named Premier danseur étoile at the Opéra National de Paris at the end of his performance, along side Claude Bessy, in Pas de Dieux choregraphed by Gene Kelly, he becomes Ambassador of the French style and is invited on the stages all around the world.

Attilio Labis is one of the greatest dancer of his generation combining technicality, virtuousness and elegance. He takes advantage of his long years of experience to impart to talented young dancers the Adage techniques and from the great classical and contemporary repertoire within the companies all around the world.