- CCN-Ballet de Lorraine
- Centre Chorégraphique National
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Petter Jacobsson et Thomas Caley souhaitent imaginer chaque saison autour d'une thématique particulière :
Petter Jacobsson follows Didier Deschamps as Director of the CCN – Ballet de Lorraine, with a declared mission to make it a major cultural center, highlighting the exploration of new perspectives offered by the choreographic arts.
Didier Deschamps is named the Director of the Centre chorégraphique national – Ballet de Lorraine, offering an artistic mission which explores the diversity of choreographic creation.
Having been awarded the prestigious Centre chorégraphique national “label,” the Ballet National of Nancy and Lorraine becomes the Centre chorégraphique national - Ballet de Lorraine with a new orientation toward contemporary dance and choreographic creation. Françoise Adret becomes the Director and supervises the artistic transition for one year.
Pierre Lacotte succeeds Patrick Dupond, choosing some of the classical and romantic masterpieces which contributed to his international reputation. The company is renamed the Ballet National of Nancy and Lorraine.
Jean-Albert Cartier is named Director of the Palais Garnier and of the Festival of the City of Paris. Patrick Dupond, a danseur étoile at the Ballet of the Paris Opera, is named Artistic Director of the French Ballet of Nancy.
The French Ballet Theatre of Nancy becomes the French Ballet of Nancy.
Created as part of the choreographic decentralization process begun on September 1, 1978, the French Ballet Theatre of Nancy is created, under the artistic direction of Jean-Albert Cartier. His role is to bring important choreographic works to Nancy and to the Lorraine region, and to present the company and its repertoire in France and abroad.