Charleroi/Danses - Chroreography centre for the Wallonia-Brussels Federation
Boulevard Mayence 65c
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This choreography centre was originally part of the former Royal Ballet of Wallonia and has shifted radically towards contemporary dance.
This benchmark institution, not only for the French-speaking community of Wallonia-Brussels, but also on an international level, has been directed by Michèle Anne De Mey, Pierre Droulers, Thierry De Mey and Vincent Thirion since 2006.
Charleroi/Danses carries out its activities in Les Écuries, the former riding school for the police force (Charleroi) and in La Raffinerie, the former Gräffe sugar refinery (Brussels).
With its 400m2 stage, Les Écuries will see 20 contemporary dance shows this season, as well as the traditional Ballroom performance every last Sunday in the month.
La Raffinerie, Charleroi/Danses' "laboratory" unit dedicated to dancers, offers its Training Programme, regular and daily training for professionals and, this year, it will welcome the 3rd Compil d'Avril in its wide range of halls and studios.
Events and training
Events shared with different operators from Wallonia and Brussels: Palais des Beaux-Art de Charleroi, BPS 22, L'Ancre, Kunstenfestivaldesarts, La Balsamine, Kaaitheater, Les Brigittines, La Bellone, etc.
Training Programme: workshops, classes, Masterclasses.
Awareness actions: DAS, artistic workshops.
Les Ecuries : 65c Boulevard Mayence - 6000 Charleroi
La Raffinerie : 21 Rue de Manchester - 1080 Bruxelles
Find the whole season's programme on our site!
Book on +32 (0)71 31 12 12
Tourist information on the town CHARLEROI
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- Guided Tours of the Tourist Office of the Charleroi Region
- Pairi Daiza - the best zoo in Belgium 2014
- Château de Louvignies - Louvignies Castle
- Museum of Country Life in Huissignies
- The Eau d'heure lakes - La Plate Taille Visitors' Centre