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Born in 1997, Clara is a dancer, performer, and maker, living in Lyon (France).

With an overflowing imagination, she researches the relationship between mind-brain-body-consciousness and looks at the world with an holistic and ecological approach. 

She first studied contemporary dance at the Conservatoire in Lyon, and obtained a Bachelor in Performing Arts Studies from the Université Lumière Lyon 2. Clara has travelled throughout Europe, while studying at Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School (Denmark) and Northern School of Contemporary Dance (Leeds, UK). She graduated in 2022 from Amsterdam University of the Arts, where she performed the work of Olatz De Andres, Louise Vanneste, Michael Langeneckert, Emio Greco, Michael Schumacher, and Jonathan Burrows. Clara developed an interest for somatic and spiritual practices, as well as improvisation and long durational performances. Recently, she worked with different choreographers and artists, such as Guillerme Botehlo, Katja Heitmann, Maureen Jonker, Sanne Clifford, Thomas Chopin, Rita Marcalo. She also collaborated with musicians from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam

She founded the Compagnie Sfumato in 2022, to develop choreographic and hybrid artworks.

In 2024, she started a long term research project on ecology within choreographic practices. 

She is currently supported by the program 'Artiste en expérimentation' at Centre National de la Danse in Lyon.


SlowMo: Cloughjordan

by Rita Marcalo / Instant Dissidence

January 2024, Cloughjordan, Ireland

Picture: Ben Hutchinson


by Sanne Clifford

February 2023, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

This, Then, That (AHK Graduation Piece)

by Jonathan Burrows & Matteo Fargion

June 2022, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Picture: Sjoerd Derine

Motus Mori Museum

by Katja Heitmann / This is not a show

December 2021, Brugge, Belgium

Picture: Hanneke Wetzer

What if There isn't Water to Perform in?

by Maureen Jonker

May 2022, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Picture: Maureen Jonker

In C

by Guillerme Botehlo / Cie Alias 

May 2021, Geneva, Switzerland

Picture: Cie Alias

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