dance, music, body wisdom from egypt
Caroline is a specialist in the Egyptian dance language, Egyptian yoga and Egyptian percussion (Daff and Tabla) and has been teaching for 20 years. She is co-founder of tanz raum, producer of the label tanz raum and a member of the tanz raum company as a dancer and percussionist.
Dance and music in Egypt have been handed down orally from generation to generation for thousands of years by families of artists who specialise in their particular field. Caroline Chevat gained her in-depth knowledge from these families, who represent different genres of music and dance in Egypt.
2017 Solo Daff
Music for frame drum
(composition and interpretation)
2016 Doing Things
Premiere: K9 Theatre (DE), Theater an der Grenze (CH)
1 dancer + 2 musicians
Premiere: Dreispitz (CH), Festival Interval (FR) Tanzwerkstatt (DE)
3 dancers + 2 musicians
(composition, dance, percussion)
Premiere: Dreispitz (CH), 3 dancers + 2 musicians
Garage Theatre Alexandria (EGY) I Das Trösch Kreuzlingen (CH) I Alte Katze, Constance (DE) I Artzébouille (FR) I Theater an der Grenze (CH) I Festival la Croisée des Cultures Geneva (CH) I Festiv’été Belley (FR) I Le Mandapa Paris I Orient Folk Fest Kamnik (SL) I Inter’Val Lyon (FR) I K9 Theater Constance (DE) I Amala Kultur Zentroa Irun (ES) I Dreispitz Theater Kreuzlingen (CH) I Dance House Zurich (CH) I Theater Constance (DE) I Dynamo Theater Zurich (CH) I ADEM Les Ateliers d’Ethnomusicologie Geneva (CH) I CAK Center for African Culture Oslo (NO) I University of Constance (DE) I Tanzwerkstatt Ludwigsburg (DE) I Altigone Toulouse (FR) I Festival tanz rausch, Zurich (CH) I Oriente in Movimiento Bologna (IT) I Kathawat Forli (IT) I Festival des vertes et des pas mûres, Ambérieu en Dombes (FR)
Caroline is a passionate and generous teacher who works with professionals as well as amateurs of all age groups. She shares her knowledge with conviction, humour, spirit and kindness.
Al Fajr dance company (FR, EGY)
As Sayef dance company (SWE)
Tzigana dance company (ES)
Street Melody, Klezmer Music (FR, DE)