Jacques Heim is a French-born dance choreographer who founded Diavolo Dance Theater in 1992 after graduating from California Institute of the Arts. He was born and raised in Paris, France. As a young man, Heim moved to New York City, and shortly thereafter received his BFA in Theater, Dance, and Film at Middlebury College in Vermont. He then moved to England and received his Certificate for Analysis and Criticism of Dance from University of Surrey. After his stay in England he came back to America, only this time to California, where he would receive his MFA in Choreography from the California Institute of the Arts.
|Born:||Mar 18, 1964, Paris, France|
|Known for:||Diavolo mw:Help:Magic words#Other, This page is a. Architecture in Motion, Kà by Cirque du Soleil|
About Jacques Heim
French-born dance choreographer who is best known as the founder of Diavolo Dance Theater. He is also the founder of Architecture in Motion, a dance company based in Los Angeles that blends modern dance, acrobatics, and gymnastics creating a unique style and aesthetic.
He moved to New York City at a young age to pursue his passion of dance. He received his BFA in Theater, Dance, and Film at Middlebury College in Vermont. He then moved to England and received his Certificate for Analysis and Criticism of Dance from University of Surrey. Shortly after he would receive his MFA in Choreography from the California Institute of the Arts.
He has choreographed a variety of events and performances including the Cirque du Soleil show, Kà which premiered in 2005 at the MGM Grand Las Vegas hotel.
His grandfather, also named Jacques Heim, was a Parisian fashion designer who is known as the inventor of the bikini alongside Louis Réard.
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